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Shubbak is a festival of discovery. We are proud to present new talent and new works from some of the most exciting young artists originating from the Arab world.

Shubbak 2017 Festival Press Release

Press Coverage

“The festival’s scope is ambitious… with expressions from varied regions and a thriving, vibrant diaspora”

“A jamboree of Arab art and culture”
Catherine Milner, Harpers Bazaar Art

“[A] triumphant celebration of Arab contemporary culture”
The Majalla

“The festival speaks of restless societies that are questioning themselves”
Peter Aspden, Financial Times