When the Arabs Used to Dance, Radhouane El Meddeb - La Compagnie de SOI ©Agathe Poupeney \ PhotoScene

We’re delighted to announce our first events of Shubbak 2015!

The Asil Ensemble with Karima Skalli opens our music programme at the Barbican, Palestinian / Belgian dance collaboration Badke arrives at London's Southbank Centre, Radhouane El Meddeb’s moving production When The Arabs Used To Dance visits The Place, and the world premiere of four scenes from Cities of Salt, Syrian composer Zaid Jabri’s opera based on the Abdelrahman Munif novel, will be showcased at the Royal Opera House.

See the 2015 festival programme PDF

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