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BBC Scotland to air documentary on Big Noise Raploch’s trip to Venezuela

In January of this year 52 members of Big Noise Raploch orchestra, modelled on the El Sistema youth orchestras of Venezuela, embarked on a life-changing trip to Caracas. On Monday 21st April, BBC1 Scotland will broadcast "The Big Trip", a 30 minute documentary following the orchestra's exploits at 8.30pm. The documentary will be available to viewers throughout the UK for one week via BBC iPlayer.

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We Remember Chávez - add your tribute here

As we mark the first anniversary of the passing of President Hugo Chávez, on 5 March 2013, this page is collecting tributes, from across Britain and Ireland, to the positive contribution that he made during his life.