Abraham Afewerki Foundation For
Music is an independent Washington based 501(c)(3) non-profit
humanitarian organizations, working to promote the performance, preservation,
dissemination and public appreciation of advanced music in general
and Eritrean music in particular.
The missions of the foundation are:
- Cultivate an awareness, appreciation and advancement of the contribution
of recorded music in Eritrean culture from the artistic legends
of the past, which includes Abraham Afewerki, to the musical innovators
of the future generations of music professionals.
- AAFM shall establish and maintain an education establishment
that offers education to needy and talented children and youth
- AAFM is dedicated to fostering musical creativity and promoting
a better understanding of the role of national and international
musical creators in today's society.
- Provides support for music performance and music education projects
approved by the foundation which are aimed at encouraging performance
opportunities for young Eritrean music creators.
- Participates and contributes to the awareness of important issues
such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the
importance of preserving our rich cultural legacy.
- Promotes interest in music and seeks ways to organize Youth Concerts
in the public schools designed to introduce children and young
people to fine music and to provide education for music appreciation.
- AAFFM is dedicated to supporting young Eritrean music architects
and encouraging their development through music education and talent