Entries by m7alpha

Clown Skills Seminar a success

The clown skills training seminar for the Klown Doctors, held 4 and 5 February, under the leadership of Mr John Wright, Artistic Director, London, taught us new skills and deepened our insight in what it means to be a Clown. We are already introducing these new techniques during our visits to the children’s wards in […]

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 […]