“(A) triumphant celebration of Arab contemporary culture”

The Majalla


يدعم شُبّاك تنوع إبداع الفنانين العرب و إبتكاراتهم ويحتفي
،بهذا التنوع من خلال برامج احترافية وتشاركية وتفاعلية
وجولات محلية، و مهرجان فني متعدد الأشكال الفنية يُقام كل
. و من خلال العمل على الصعيدين الوطني والدولي
نقوم بتكليف، وبدء، وتطوير مشروعات تشجّع مجموعة
واسعة من الأساليب الإبداعية في عملية تركز على الفنان
.و الجمهور

مهرجان شُبّاك هو أكبر مهرجان للثقافة العربية المعاصرة في
المملكة المتحدة، حيث يجلب أصواتًا جديدة وغير متوقعة وفنانين
.معروفين إلى لندن كل عامين.

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Shubbak (meaning ‘window’ in Arabic) supports and celebrates the diversity of Arab artists' creativity and innovation through its professional, participatory and engagement programmes, national touring and biennial multi-artform festival. Working nationally and internationally, we commission, initiate and develop projects that encourage a wide range of creative approaches in an artist-centred, audience focused process.

Shubbak Festival is Europe's largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab cultures, bringing new and unexpected voices alongside established artists to London every two years.
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In pictures: Shubbak 2023

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Shubbak Festival 2023

Whatever your walk of life, your tribe, creed, belief, join us from 23 June–9 July 2023 to take an Arab breath with us across London and beyond

The Team

Meet our team and Board of Trustees...
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Since 2011 Shubbak has presented the UK’s largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture
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Young Shubbak

A collective of 18-25-year-old artists, curators, producers and creatives who programme events and promote inclusivity in the arts...

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