Watch the Shubbak 2017 Festival programme announced live on Facebook, 4.30pm on Wed 3rd May 2017, as journalist Bidisha interviews Artistic Director Eckhard Thiemann.
Shubbak has become a key moment in the arts calendar of the UK and the Arab World, bringing new and unexpected voices alongside established artists to new audiences every two years. This year’s festival takes place in London from 1 – 16 July 2017. Tickets are on sale now for the whole festival.
Shubbak connects London audiences and communities with the best of contemporary Arab culture through ambitious festival programmes of premieres and commissions of visual arts, film, music, theatre, dance, literature, performance and debate.