LAAF 2015 Launch
Special VIP launch event to open LAAF 2015, with exclusive performances and cultural cuisine, at the Epstein Theatre.
The Yemen Peace Project (Part 1)
A selection of Short Film screenings with Q&A discussion session from Sheffield Steel film maker Cathy Soreny.
The hugely popular Family Day brings the Palm House to life with the sights and sounds of the Arab world.
Symposium, Shaping Change: Women, Culture and Art
A unique event, focusing on the multiple challenges women of Arab culture face to participate fully in the arts.
Triple bill selected from BBC Arabic Festival 2014
Triple bill selected from BBC Arabic Festival 2014: Films & Documentaries from the New Arab World.
Ancient Routes - Alia Alzougbi and Louai Alhenawi
Arab, Kurd and Yazidis, stories and music - from the humane and wise to the humorous and absurd.
Palestinian singer, musicologist and broadcaster, with a voice described as combining ‘the poignancy of Billie Holiday with the glass-busting power of Aretha Franklin’
Double Bill - Radouan Mriziga & Simona Abdallah
Moroccan choreographer and dancer Radouan Mriziga performs his solo work 55 Simona Abdallah is one of few professional female darbuka players.
The closing celebration for this year’s festival brings an extravaganza of music, dance, literature and food from the Arab world, to the heart of Liverpool city centre.
We have revealed more details about our keynote discussion event, including exciting speaker announcements... ...
Listen to this great interview with Tamer Abu Ghazaleh, who popped in to BBC Radio Merseyside before his fantastic performance at The Kazimier, on 17 April 2015. ...
#LAAF2015's programme announcements includes Palestinian singer, musicologist and broadcaster, Reem Kelani, at the iconic St George's Hall. ...
BBC News Middle East Beats interviewed Amani Yahya, #LAAF2015 artist and talented young female Yemeni rapper, brought up in Saudi Arabia and now based in Sanaa, the capital city torn by conflict.
Amani will be taking part in Symposium, Shaping Change: Women, Culture and Art.
St George's Hall, Friday 12 June
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Palestinian singer, musicologist and broadcaster, Reem Kelani, whose voice is described as combining ‘the poignancy of Billie Holiday with the glass-busting power of Aretha Franklin’ (The Independent), will perform with her band. Audiences will experience Kelani’s stunning vocal ability and an illuminating, often moving account of 200 years of the struggle for human rights.