Monday, 6 June 2011

The Shubbak Festival 4-24th July

Shubbak : A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture

The Mayor of London presents Shubbak, the capital’s first ever celebration of contemporary culture from across the Arab world, showcasing over seventy events in more than 30 venues throughout the city from 4 – 24 July 2011.

Shubbak (Arabic for 'window') offers a wide-ranging programme of visual arts, film, music, theatre, dance, literature, architecture, lectures and discussion.

The festival will feature work by contemporary Arab artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians, choreographers and architects based in London and around the world including Algeria, Bahrain, Canada, Egypt, India, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, USA.

1 comment:

  1. My highlight is Khatt – a display of Noureddine Daifallah's calligraphic art. As I wrote on my blog about London and translation, my office is hoping for a lunch time trip to this, but there are lots of other excellent events too. I hope this is the first such festival of many