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16/06/2013 - 23/06/2013    
All Day

Lajee’s Arts & Cultural Advocacy Tour from Palestine will begin in

The doors will open at 12pm where everyone can view two powerful Photography Exhibits:

>>>>> “RESIST to EXIST” by Mohammad Al-Azza.
Where his work will illustrate life through demonstration direct from within Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem

>>>>> ‘We Teach Life’ – Children of the Occupation.
Displaying the life, vigour and imagination of youth in Palestine.
They have been produced by the youth and members of the Lajee Center from Aida Camp and capture the many challenges they face in their everyday lives.

>>>>> The Main Performance will begin at 1pm until 3pm
and will include a collaboration of Scottish and Palestinian poetry, music, film, discussion and traditional Palestinian Dabka Dance.

The event is FREE however a suggested donation of £5
to pay at the door will assist in recovering the high costs on bringing these inspirational and courageous Palestinian Youths to Scotland!!!

From 14th June, 15 members of Lajee Centre will leave Aida Refugee Camp, Palestine, and travel to Scotland an Ireland for an Arts and Cultural Tour. In an exciting and engaging program of events, they will be performing traditional Dabka dancing, exhibiting their award winning photography work, screening their films and speaking about all aspects of the Palestinian case. Building on the success of last year’s tour, Lajee has organised a diverse and educational program which is representative of Palestinian culture and life and an insight into the work and activities of Lajee Centre. The tour members are young and active artists and dancers aged between 15 and 10 years old, with four coordinators and speakers.

From 14-24th June Lajee will tour Scotland with events in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Abrdeen, Dundee, Perth. From 24th-30th June events in Ireland will be in Derry, Belfast and Dundee.

For more information please check out our Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/TheLajeeTour?fref=ts


Glasgow event FB page: https://www.facebook.com/events/507728182632559/


for the whole tour: https://www.facebook.com/TheLajeeTour?fref=ts