A two-week festival across Scotland, celebrating the contribution refugees make to Scotland’s cultural life.
Refugee Festival Scotland is back for its 17th year with a nationwide programme of events including music, visual art, discussions, films, community and family celebrations, food events and a football tournament.
Produced by Scottish Refugee Council, the two-week festival celebrates the contribution refugees make to Scotland’s cultural life.
The festival runs 20 June - 2 July and takes place in venues across Scotland.
Refugee Festival Scotland programme highlights
Food & drink
Kuche street market
Market stalls run by refugee cooks selling street food reminiscent of their own market culture.
July 1, 11am – 5pm
3 Ross Street (near Barras Market) Glasgow
Sounds from Ghana via Morocco
An evening of live music by acclaimed Ghanaian artists Gameli Tordzro and Reuben Y Odoi combining traditional tunes from Ghana with contemporary musical influences from across Africa and the West.
June 21, 7.30pm
Dram! 232 Woodlands Road, Glasgow
Family & community
Connect with food and photos
Cook out on open fires, bring a dish to share, take a photo walk in the woods, take part in craft activities or watch a film in a cinema yurt. Everyone is welcome. Come and connect with new friends under the trees, for this special event hosted by the Forestry Commission Scotland and Urban Roots.
June 28, 3-8pm
Malls Mire Community Woodland, Glasgow
View the full programme of events at www.refugeefestivalscotland.co.uk
|Date||20/06/2017 - 02/07/2017|
Scottish Refugee Council
|Category||Arts and Culture|