CORE FESTIVAL//THIS WEEKEND 20 - 21 AUGUST

August 17, 2016

 

 

JOIN US THIS WEEKEND FOR JOURNEYS FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL CORE FESTIVAL.

 

CELEBRATE THE INCREDIBLE TALENT OF REFUGEE AND ASYLUM SEEKER ARTISTS, THROUGH GREAT ART AND CULTURE.

 

INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCES // JUBILEE SQUARE

THERE THERE: EASTERN EUROPEANS FOR DUMMIES

SAT 20 - SUN 21 AUGUST

11AM - 4PM

50% Romanian, 50% Serbian, There There will be hosting an interactive performance event. Try your hand at a whole collection of traditional fete games that get you thinking about integration, alienation and... immigration!

 

 

 FACELESS ARTS: DRIFTWOOD

SUN 21 AUGUST

11AM - 4PM

A driftwood boat and puppets sets sail through a city and seeks a place to dock...

A hands-on workshop from 12 noon will take place, followed by a performance that meanders through the city from 2pm.

 

 DANCING WITH STRANGERS: FROM CALAIS TO ENGLAND

SAT 20 AUGUST

11AM - 4PM

A woman on the street with outstretched arms and a t-shirt that says 'Dance With Me'. Will you accept her invitation this weekend?

Rita Marcalo is going to ask you to dance. She's been dancing with refugees in 'The Jungle' camp in Calais and they created duets to perform with people in England. 

Dance with a stranger and complete the connection with those across the border. 

 

 

WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES// JUBILEE SQUARE 

COMMUNITY KITE PROJECT

SAT 20 AND SUN 21

11AM - 4PM

Join expert kite makers from Community Kite Project to learn how to make your own kite based on designs from India and Afghanistan.

 

WORKSHOP TIMETABLE

11AM - 12:30PM Indian & Afghan Kites

1 - 2 PM Trapezoid Kites

(for younger children)

2:30PM - 4PM Indian & Afghan Kites

 

INTERNATIONAL KITE PROJECT

BBC RADIO LEICESTER, THE FORUM

SAT 20 AND SUN 21

11AM - 4PM

 

Using innovative digital technologies, you can design and fly virtual kites over breath-taking landscapes, including Afghanistan, India and Syria. In partnership with Inspirate.

 

Design your own kite to fly too! Visit internationalkiteproject.com

 

FLOATING LIBRARY// JUBILEE SQUARE 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS TO FOLLOW: INCLUDING EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH SOME OF THE INCREDIBLE MUSICIANS.

 

Thank you to the kind support of our Leicester based partners.

 

 

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