Ocarina Player is the first MP3 player specially developed to meet the needs of children in the digital age. Desired and designed by a father for his children, and dedicated to all other kids. The following is a step-by-step journey that tells the story of Ocarina, its philosophy, collaborations and commitment to promoting early childhood listening.
Ocarina celebrates 10 years in the wonderful world of children’s audio.
Ocarina launches the International Literary Contest ” A Fabulous Christmas” for the writing of an original fairy tale. The initiative receives great participation from the public.
An important collaboration with the Philharmonie de Paris begins.
The new Ocarina is here, improved in every aspect, with new pack and new website.
The new Ocarina is fully repairable, recyclable and of course made in Italy.
The (re)Player project that enhances the value of refurbished players is born. Ocarina offers players that thus have a second life to schools, autism centers, hospital pediatric wards, cultural associations, museums…
The pandemic explodes and Ocarina launches Ocamerone, an initiative to inspire people to record and share homemade stories.
Audio productions continue to grow. Fairy tales, music, children’s ditties, educational content, original and innovative playlists in 5 languages.
Ocarina celebrates 5 years of the or-201 model with Stradivari, a limited edition in cherry wood with a 50-piece run.
Green, Summer and Xmas special editions are born.
Ocarins participates for the first time at the Andersen Festival, Kids Sound Fest, Yoga Festival… up to the Festivaletteratura in Mantua.
Exhibition at the Triennale Milano.
Ocarina: one of the very few objects on the market in the selection of designer toys that have made history.
The audio collection “The Suitcase of Talent” ,a journey through the childhood of 4 wonder children, is born. The first Ocarina-Bloom-Storynory co-production
Ocarina rebrands itself with a new pack and the new logo that still distinguishes it today.
The partnership with Dynamo Camp begins. Collaborations with hospitals and care facilities in Italy and France will follow.
For the first time Ocarina is being used in museum activities.
It arrives at the Guggenheim in Venice and the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris.
The first Ocarina Special Edition Dodo‘ is born.
Birth of Ocarina mod. or-201, a new project with an iconic design, entirely made in Italy.
First collaborations with publishers specialized in audio for children begin: Bloom in Paris and StoryNory in the UK.
The first Ocarina.
Introducing the new concept of child-friendly audio: portable, safe, indestructible.
Made in China.
Launch of the first original OcarinaSound productions, 2 collections of fairy tales and ditties that are still much loved.