LAAF 2015 Launch
Special VIP launch event to open LAAF 2015, with exclusive performances and cultural cuisine, at the Epstein Theatre.
The hugely popular Family Day brings the Palm House to life with the sights and sounds of the Arab world.
A Symposium - Shaping Change: Women, Culture and Art
A unique symposium, focusing on the multiple challenges women face to participate fully in the arts.
Palestinian singer, musicologist and broadcaster, with a voice described as combining ‘the poignancy of Billie Holiday with the glass-busting power of Aretha Franklin’
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.
In March, we were excited to release our first wave of festival programme announcements....
Listen again to our Chair, Taher Quassim MBE, as he chatted to Sean Styles about our plans for LAAF 2015. ...
Our first wave of programme announcements includes Palestinian singer, musicologist and broadcaster, Reem Kelani, at the iconic St George's Hall. ...
View our episode of Keeping up with Kelly, in which our Chair, Taher Quassim MBE, talks more about our plans for LAAF 2015, including the return of popular events Family Day and Big Sunday. Also, Reem Kelani performing at St George's Hall and A Symposium - Shaping Change: Women, Culture and Art
Remember, more announcements are yet to come, so keep checking in over the coming weeks for more exciting programme news.
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.
LAAF is offering the opportunity for (fully self equipped) caterers of MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD to submit an expression of interest to hire a stall for the sale of food for event goers at Family Day, 7 June 2015.
Tamer Abu Ghazaleh at the Kazimier!
Friday 17 April | The Kazimier | 7.30pm | £8 ADV, £12 OTD, £3 NUS
LAAF presents a special preview event. On Friday 17 April, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh, brings his unique brand of oud, buzuq, and vocal performance to the Kazimier.