By Rushlight at 22:49 on 14/06/12
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An extravaganza of free music, arts and information!
Sunday 17th June, 1.30–6pm in Queen Square, Bristol.
Following the success of previous years, Tribe of Doris brings us another great line-up of World music, dance and drumming to get you on your feet and keep you smiling!
13.30: Bella Cultural Group – drumming and dance from The Gambia
14.15: Long-Sho (Rise up) – Tibetan music
15.00: Besh O Drom – Hungarian dance band (Klezmer, Roma, etc)
15.50: Bristol Refugee Rights singers
16.00: Bristol Refugee Rights band – Turkish, Iranian and more
16.40: Mariana Rabello Pinho and Ilu Axe – Samba dance workshop from the stage
17.50: Bulawayo – Zimbabwean Dance Band
There'll also be an information tent representing local communities, charities and organisations – keeping you up-to-date with the to-ings and fro-ings in this great city and beyond. There will be a chance to meet people, eat, drink and generally enjoy the atmosphere on a lovely sunny Summer's day!
Also Platforma refugee arts network will be there with its very own tent, showcasing some of the great work being done by its members and giving you the opportunity to meet them face-to-face. Please come along and introduce yourselves, share your stories and enjoy our line-up of musicians, poets and artists! Part of national Refugee Week.
Cecilia Ndhlovu from Bulawayo (photo Monica Connell)
Refugee Week collage
Date: Sunday, June 17, 2012