A showcase of some of Palestine’s most inventive and compelling spoken-word and musical artists
From protest songs to cunning social insights, humour and grief, four stellar artists come together to celebrate the power of words and meaning.
Creating a unique strand of poetry, monologue and comedy, that mixes Fus-ha (literary Arabic) and colloquial Arabic, she will be accompanied by Maruan Betawi (Oud) and Phelan Burgoyne (drums).
Award-winning Palestinian actor and writer, Dajani uses her theatrical background to give her spoken word a performative edge. With her signature style of theatrical spoken word pieces, her poems are a passionate contribution to prominent themes of our time.
Multi-genre musician, singer, songwriter Jowan has become celebrated for his iconic strand of sarcastic protest songs, giving his work a rare and revealing edge.
Renowned spoken-word artist, lecturer and human-rights activist, Ziadah will be hosting the night.
TIMES & TICKET INFO
The advertised time for this event is the doors time. The event will commence shortly afterwards, depending on act and/or line-up.
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Performances will be in Arabic and English.
Supported by War on Want and SOAS Palsoc and APUK.
Date: FRI 15 Feb