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Event: 'Resistance, Rebellion, Revolution: The Life and Work of Hasan ‘Alsatoor’ Dhaimish'

Event: ‘Resistance, Rebellion, Revolution: The Life and Work of Hasan ‘Alsatoor’ Dhaimish’

1pm (GMT) Thursday 29 April 2021 Zoom Panel discussion Book free ticket your free ticket here. Join Sherif Dhaimish, Ayat ...
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LAAF secures funding from the Culture Recovery Fund

LAAF secures funding from the Culture Recovery Fund

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival to receive funding from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund LAAF among more than 2,700 ...
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Generations for Change: Young Creatives Wanted

Generations for Change: Young Creatives Wanted

Generations for Change is an exciting, paid, development, and training opportunity for young people from Black, Asian and other diverse ...
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Partcipatory Arts Projects

Hawiyya Dance Company & El-Funoun PDT Dabke

Hawiyya Dance Company & El-Funoun PDT Dabke

Hawiyya Dance Company & El-Funoun Palestinian Dance Troupe curated a series of online dabke classes, and held a series of ...
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Yemen in Conflict

Yemen in Conflict

This page is available in Arabic Yemen in Conflict is a multidisciplinary project looking at how traditional and new popular ...
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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here On March 5th, 2007, a car bomb exploded on Al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad. Al-Mutanabbi Street is ...
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Shadow and Light

Shadow and Light

Shadow and Light Shadow and Light originates from the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here project, which is an artistic response to ...
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Young LAAF

Young LAAF

In 2017, Liverpool Arab Arts Festival partnered with Amal Foundation to develop Young LAAF, a personal development and participation programme ...
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Coat of Many Words

Coat of Many Words

Coat of Many Words, included a series of workshops, weaving together the personal memories, experiences and stories of members of ...
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Anadeek Ya Yemen - I Call You Yemen

Anadeek Ya Yemen – I Call You Yemen

In 2016, Yemeni young people from Liverpool Arabic Centre worked with filmmakers Optical Jukebox and Liverpool Arab Arts Festival to ...
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Young Reporters Project

Young Reporters Project

The Young Reporters project bringing together young people who attend Liverpool Arabic Centre, Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, FACT, Mersey Care ...
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What We Do

Founded in 1998, Liverpool Arab Arts Festival is a registered charity delivering arts and community programmes that bring diverse cultures together, increasing appreciation and awareness of Arab culture and arts at a local, national and international level.

Our year-round programme of events and community projects includes Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, established in 2002 and still the UK’s premier annual Arab arts festival.

Each year, our festival brings a thrilling celebration of Arab culture to venues across the city and showcases the richness of Arab culture through a packed programme of visual art, music, dance, film, theatre, literature and events.

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