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On the last day of the Refugee Week, we performed at the British Museum a selection of songs from the 'Voices of The Movement' project and we had an amazing time! Thank you Counterpoints Arts team for inviting us! 🙂

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Join us tomorrow for a rich day full of activities taking place across The British Museum’s Great Court – from music performances, to visual installations, youth workshops and much more. The event is hosted by Counterpoints Arts and our group of talented artists from the 'Voices of The Movement' project will be performing from 1.30pm! Come & see us and support the last day of the refugee week! 🙂

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Voices of the Movement collective or artists will be on stage at 1.30pm on Sunday. You Press worked with 11 refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and a group of talented artists to create a 'movement' th...

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This week on Wednesday evening we successfully delivered our first community dinner for the homeless residents at Queen Victoria Seamen’s Rest and the community! We also screened our documentary film called ‘The Hole in The Sock of Emigration’ in collaboration with our partner ‘Human Lex Instytut’. It was a wonderful night of community spirit and unity. A Special thank you goes to all our participants/team (from London & Poland) and our guests! 🙂

Our event could not have been possible without the generous contribution, support and hard work by the following incredible people and organisations:

Organisations:
1) Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest Team (Salem Abdelkader)
2) Co-op Food
3) Tesco
4) Greggs in Poplar
5) SOOR LEBANESE RESTAURANT in West London
6) Sham Qayyum from Council of Somali Organisations
7) Asim Iqbal from Steakout Official (Stratford Branch)
8) Akyl Ahmed, Shaqyl Ahmed and Zaheer Ahmed from Best
Fried Chicken (Leyton).
9) Paddington Arts

Volunteers:
1) Kazi Adit
2) Leena Zaher
3) Yaxye Cumar
4) Najmul Haque

Artists:
1) Asabi Hawah
2) Asha Lul Mohammoud
3) Raggo Zulu Rebel

Our Friends:
1) Anis Aneel Idress
2) Usman Bux
3) Aliya AA
4) Abbas Taj
5) Umar Aziz
6) Umair Khan
7) Amrine Younis
8) Amir Qulatein
9) Kaia
10) Syeda Tee Sha
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A few days ago we were invited to YouTube's event called 'Our Shared Future' to share the real life stories & experiences of displacements (from the 'Voices of The Movement project). It was a wonderful event during world refugee day! 🙂

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The Journey behind 'The Hole in The Sock of Emigration' project. Join us on Wednesday 21st June, 7.30pm to see the full journey! We will be screening our Documentary film and delivering our 1st Community Dinner in collaboration with Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest! 😊

More details at: https://goo.gl/8CzzQD
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