EGYPT | LEBANON
SUDAN | FRANCE
Presented in Partnership with Amal (A Saïd Foundation Programme)
Every summer, the National Theatre puts on a free outdoor festival right on the south bank of the Thames. Shubbak takes over the stage for a weekend of music, performance, workshops and installations. Family activities, bands, spoken word and late DJ sets bring the best of Londonís and international Arab cultural scene to this free and iconic setting.
We open with a special Paris/London exchange – in collaboration with Institut des Cultures díIslam – with Lebanese Paris-based DJ and music producer Hadi Zeidan and London-based Amira Kheir, whose third album
Mystic Dance smoothly blends the nostalgic sounds of North Sudan/Southern Egypt Nubian musical traditions.
Check this page from 5 June for full line-up and times.
“Mystic Dance is an assured mix of traditional influences, a contemporary sensibility and classy production”Evening standard
Produced in partnership with Arts Canteen. Presented with additional support from Qatar Foundation International.