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London: Palestine on the Thames – Nakba in my Present
May 12 - May 13
12 May – 13 May
We would like to invite you to join us in marking the 70th anniversary of Nakba by exploring its meaning to many people and celebrating Palestine on River Thames in Hammersmith between the 12th and 13th of May 2018.
The theme is ‘Nakba In My Present’ and we will be holding a number of presentations by speakers sharing their views, feelings, experiences about what Nakba means to them. Apart from that, the 2-day event is set to host a vibrant programme including art, workshops, stalls and pop up shops. There will be a raffle, excellent food and good discussion.
What to expect?
-An interesting speakers line-up (below),
-Art exhibition by Nabil Anani, one of the most prominent Palestinian artists working today,
–Basic Embroidery Workshops with Auntie Suzy,
–Introductory Dabke Workshops with Hawiyya,
-Stalls and pop up shops by Interpal, Chachoulie, the UK-Palestine Mental Health Network, Zaytoun CIC, Auntie Suzy’s Embroidery and Ashaam.
When and where?
On Saturday and Sunday, 12 / 13 May 2018, between 10:00 and 20:00 (Free entry),
Uthink Creative generously hosts this event at Riverside Building, Winslow Rd, Hammersmith, London W6 9WA, UK.
==========Saturday 12th May 2018==========
(10:00–20:00) Heba Taha, Talk
(10:00–20:00) Giedre Steikunaite, Presentation, View from Lithuania: Nakba in Three Keywords
(10:00–20:00) Huda Ammori, Talk
(10:00–20:00) Yousef Qandeel, Presentation, My Nakba: The Massacre of Al Dawaymeh
(10:00–20:00) Dr Swee Ang, Presentation
(12:30–12:45) Professor Manuel Hassassian, Talk, The Nakba and the Ongoing Occupation of Palestine
(10:00–20:00) Leanne Mohamad, Talk
==========Sunday 13th May 2018==========
(10:00–20:00) Ahmed Masoud, Talk
(10:00–20:00) Dr. Khalid El-Awaisi, Talk, The Intellectual Nakba
(14:00–14:45) Tom Suarez, Talk, Zionism Means Nakba
(16:00–16:15) Jenan Younis, Standup, West Bank Off The River Thames Comedy
(16:30–18:00) Ron Coello, Presentation, Hittin: The Ethnic Cleansing Of A Village
-We are still working on adding more speakers soon-
We hope you can join and get involved with us. If you cannot join, you can help us by sharing this invitation on Twitter, Facebook, or via e-mail and spreading the word!
For further information, please contact Salah AbuEin, the event coordinator, on firstname.lastname@example.org.