Today, the Palestine Youth Orchestra UK Tour, organised and promoted by Palmusic UK, was mentioned in the UK parliament as an Early Day Motion 988.

‘’That this House welcomes the forthcoming Palestine Youth Orchestra’s visit to Scotland in the summer of 2016, and looks forward to its arrival in Glasgow in July as it embarks on a period of intensive rehearsal prior to undertaking a tour of major cities across the UK; supports the young people and recognises that this tour offers hope, opportunity and recognition of the contribution that the people of Palestine wish to make in developing relationships and friendships across the world; and congratulates all members of the orchestra on their tremendous success in overcoming the many challenges and disadvantages that they face in developing and promoting the culture, skills and insights of the Palestinian people.’’ (