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Aarhus: Damascene Days

Tre-dages mini-festival med film, mad, musik og litteratur fra Syrien. Overskuddet går til hjælpeorganisationen de Hvide Hjelme i Syrien.

Tid

Fredag, 13. oktober 2017 - 19:00 til Søndag, 15. oktober 2017 - 18:00

Sted

Forskellige steder i Aarhus - se teksten

Damascene Days provides a platform for citizens in Aarhus to learn more about Syria’s rich cultural heritage through poetry, film, music and food. The festival will be curated by Det Jysk-Syriske Kulturkollektiv (The Jutlandic-Syrian Culture Collective), a Jutland-based organisation focusing on intercultural exchange between the Syrian and Danish community in Jutland. 

Friday - Øst for Paradis - 19:00 - 21:30

  • Screening of ‘The War Show’ (2016) co-hosted by Doc Lounge Aarhus
  • Talks by Andreas Møl Dalsgaard (co-director of The War Show) and Dr. Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen (Chairperson of Det Syriske Kulturinstitut i Danmark) Khaled Ksibe (Winner of the European Language Prize 2016) and Rabih Azad-Ahmad (councilperson for Culture at Aarhus Kommune)
  • Syrian snacks and live oud music.

Tickets available here: http://paradisbio.dk/MovieDetails.aspx?movieId=9537

Saturday - Institut for (X), Godsbanen, Aarhus - 12:00 - 20:00

12:00 - 14:00

  • Chess & Chai
  • Face paint and family friendly workshop with Syrian artist Rawan. 

13:30 - 15:00

  • Screening of the documentary "The Art of Moving" (2016) hosted byMellemfolkeligt Samvirke Aarhus

15:00 - 16:00

  • Bakri Hemmami (Vocal & Percussion) og Bilal Irshed (Oud)

17:00(ish)

  • Dabke workshop with Lazkin

18:00 - 19:00

  • Syrian banquet by Ildstedet

19:00 - 20:00

  • Damascus Disco with Walat Xash

20:00 til whenever

  • Eastern beats with DJ Sheikh Djibouti

Sunday - Løves Bog og Vincafe - 15:00 -18:00

  • Lecture on Syrian literature and poetry with June Dahy, (Teaching Associate Professor at Copenhagen University)
  • Syrian poetry recitation by Naja Bjørnson, cand.mag. in Arabic language and literature
  • Poetry readings by local poets Nader al-Kassem, Mustafa Ismail and Kasem Ismail

All proceeds raised during Damascene Days will go to the White Helmets (Syria Civil Defence), a Syrian rescue organization mad up of volunteers in rebel-controlled Syria.

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