In May 2016 Derry-Londonderry welcomed 11 Syrian Refugee families from Syria who have since made Derry-Londonderry their home! However, there are refugees who made Derry-Londonderry their home in the recent years. To celebrate and show our appreciation to everyone who played a key role to welcome and support refugees and to celebrate Derry-Londonderry as a multicultural place, North West Migrants Forum are organising an intercultural and communication celebration event showcasing some of the diversity that exists in Derry-Londonderry.
The event will feature the following; • Syrian traditional Music and Dance • A mash up of Irish, Syrian and African Dance • Traditional Musical Instrument and drums focusing on Japanese and African drums • A taste of the World; Intercultural foods programme; learning how to cook meals enjoyed by different cultures with a focus to Syrian, Chinese and Congolese foods • Ulster Scots Music • Intercultural fashion and design • A mash up of Indian and Syrian dance
When; 30th April 2017
Venue; Foyle Arena Time; 4pm- 8pm
Entry: £3 per person, £5 per family
Tickets can be purchased through the North West Migrants Forum website or call in to NWMF. If you would like to take part in any of the above activities, please contact us @ firstname.lastname@example.org. There are opportunities to learn African, Syrian, Japanese and Indian dances, music and great traditional recipes. For lovers of fashion, there is an opportunity to design and make a traditional African, Syrian and Indian outfit.
All activities are open to people between 13 years and above.