The Landfillharmonic: an Orchestra Made Out of Trash!

Cateura, Paraguay, is a slum built on trash. Yet they’ve made a professional-quality orchestra by turning trash into instruments, and people who had been “thrown away,” into professional musicians.

Close-up of an oil-can cello.

Close-up of an oil-can cello.

Bebi playing his cello (it's gorgeous: listen to the video!)

Bebi playing his cello (it’s gorgeous: listen to the video!)

A trash violin: wonderful tone!

A trash violin: wonderful tone!

Another "trash violinist".

Another “trash violinist”.

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