Entries by m7alpha

Teambuilding Event

All Dr Klown volunteers gathered to discuss possibilities to improve the services delivered to children in hospital and ways to enhance co-operation and the smooth running of the Association. Many ideas were brought forward that will be implemented over the coming year.

Chris Mamo’s Marathons Project 20-20-20

We can finally, and proudly, an nounce that the Project 20-20-20 has finally reached completion and that 20 beds have been installed in the paediatric wards that will benefit a number of parents of hospitalised children by giving them better sleeping conditions whilst caring for their children. During the inauguration of the beds at Mater […]

Specialised Clown Doctor training

The troupe of Klown Doctors has increased to reach 26 in November 2015 after an initial training programme in artistic skills and basic hospital clowning competences for the new recruits. The programme was led by Ms Laurence Quetel, a seasoned clown trainer and herself a hospital clown working with the Cliniclowns in The Netherlands and […]

Successful completion of Development programme

A programme to enhance the hospital clown skills of the Klown Doctors who visit hospitalised children in Mater Dei every week, was successfully concluded. The programme started in March 2015 with a live in training session spanning over 2 days (Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March) and was followed by Peer session meetings to integrate […]

Project 20-20-20 a great success!

20 Marathons in 20 consecutive days for 20 beds was the challenge that Chris Mamo took upon himself and successfully brought to an end under enthusiastic applause by the Klown Doctors on April 7. This was a joint project between the Dr Klown team and Chris Mamo, who was supported by Jonathan Azzopardi (Springbox Media) […]

More Common Sense

The sequel to the successful book Common Sense, written by dott. Edward Curmi, was launched by H.E. the President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca at the Palace in Valletta on April 6. During the ceremony, Dr Anthony Grech compared common sense with scientific research and highlighted the differences and similarities between  both. Ms Francesca Balzan pointed out […]

VOCA in Concert

Voca Choir is a group of fun-loving, professionally-minded singers and musicians, who share a love for song. Since its inception, Voca Choir have made it their primary mission to not be just any “choir”, but a choir with a difference. Today, Voca Choir’s repertoire ranges from spiritual and worship music, to folk, musicals and also […]

More Common Sense

The second book of Dott. Edward Curmi, entitled MORE COMMON SENSE, will be launched at San Anton Palace the 6th of April by H.E. the President. The book’s illustrations are by Ms Marisa Attard and these will be exhibited during the book launch. All proceeds of the book and a major part of the sales […]

20 Marathons in 20 Days for 20 Hospital Beds

It was last summer whilst out running with a family member, that I knew I wanted to make a positive change somehow. It felt right to give back by doing something I had always done even as a child, run. Since I made the decision that day, many things have changed. Do I run a […]

Dr Klown – Annual Report 2015

In 2015 Dr Klown progressed on all major fronts. The efforts of the previous year 2014 to increase awareness paid off in the number of volunteers who effectively joined the Association, the support of the general public as well as from groups, clubs and companies, the attention we got in the media. It was a […]