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Save the date! LAAF returns this summer

Save the date! LAAF returns this summer

The emergency is here. Join us from 16 July - 14 November 2021 for the 23rd Liverpool Arab Arts Festival ...
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Event: Yemeni Female Poetry

Event: Yemeni Female Poetry

3pm (UK), 5pm (Yemen), Wednesday 19 May 2021 - Zoom event Book your ticket here As part of the Yemen ...
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Black Lives Matter - Statement and Reading list

Black Lives Matter – Statement and Reading list

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, Liverpool Arab Arts Festival stood firm in our solidarity with protestors ...
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Participatory 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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