"The second edition of Shubbak, A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture, featuring artists from Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen, hosted by London’s leading cultural venues, more than doubled its audience in 2013, it was announced today that the festival reached over 43,000 people in 15 days. In a further announcement, it was confirmed that the next Shubbak Festival will take place in London in Summer 2015, reflecting the success of the Festival this year..."

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