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LAAF nominated for ECHO Awards 2018 image

LAAF nominated for ECHO Awards 2018

We are delighted to have been nominated for Community Event of the Year at the ECHO Awards 2018.

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LAAF 2019 Artist Applications Now Open image

LAAF 2019 Artist Applications Now Open

We are looking for artists across all genre - Film, Theatre, Spoken word, dance, Music, visual arts, digital art and more

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Cairokee hit Liverpool this November

As part of their anticipated autumn UK tour, Cairokee will be coming to Liverpool to play a high-voltage show at the Philharmonic’s Music Room for LAAF.

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Family Day fun provides LAAF 2018 with a vibrant finale!

The UK’s biggest annual festival of Arab art and culture closed its 20th anniversary festival with a vibrant and unforgettable celebration at the Sefton Park Palm House.

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BBC Arabic Coverage of LAAF 2018

BBC Arabic produced a couple of fantastic news items for LAAF 2018, which are now available to view on our YouTube channel.

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LAAF - Full Line Up 2018 Announcement

What Do I Know? - Celebrating our 20th anniversary year, LAAF reveals the 2018 festival theme and full programme of events

 

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Emel Mathlouthi, 47SOUL and TootArd announced for LAAF 2018 image

Emel Mathlouthi, 47SOUL and TootArd announced for LAAF 2018

We're bringing three of the Arab world’s most ground-breaking and internationally renowned artists to the city for the opening weekend of our 20th anniversary festival.

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LAAF recommends: Asian Dub Foundation x La Haine image

LAAF recommends: Asian Dub Foundation x La Haine

The French cult classic film soundtracked exclusively by Asian Dub Foundation for a unique and powerful journey between music and frames.

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Mourid Barghouti In Conversation with Marcello Di Cintio

Mourid Barghouti and Marcello Di Cintio will discuss exile, displacement, belonging and political turmoil.

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MARSM and Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) present boundary-breaking Lekhfa at the Kazimier Gardens image

MARSM and Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) present boundary-breaking Lekhfa at the Kazimier Gardens

Preview event will mark the launch of LAAF’s 20th anniversary festival programme and enhanced musical offer

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The Mosaic Rooms - 10 Years image

The Mosaic Rooms - 10 Years

To celebrate The Mosaic Rooms’ 10th anniversary, they present an ambitious programme of exhibitions and events running from spring 2018 to autumn 2019.

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Call out for performers of Yemeni music image

Call out for performers of Yemeni music

We want to hear from Yemeni traditional and folk music groups from around the UK, or perhaps Europe, for the possibility of performing in this year's Festival.  

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European culture anniversary is a capital celebration! image

European culture anniversary is a capital celebration!

Get ready for a bumper year as Liverpool celebrates being a cultural capital, with additional resources secured for Liverpool Arab Arts Festival!

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Searching for Syria

Join us as we present five short films and one feature length documentary from the BBC Arabic Festival

 

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LAAF seeks 3 new board members image

LAAF seeks 3 new board members

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Worldwide recognition for LAAF 2017 image

Worldwide recognition for LAAF 2017

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Liverpool 2018 – Ten Years in the Making

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