Young Shubbak is a collective of 18-26 years old artists, curators, producers and creatives who programme multi-art form events that are relevant to young people’s cultural experiences, and promote inclusivity in the arts.

The programme offers opportunities for young people to access the behind-the-scenes of a festival. As a means to discover the cultural landscape of London and forge their future careers, Young Shubbak receive free professional development and mentorship, access to workshops and exchanges, and tickets to arts and culture events. 

Young Shubbak’s current members are: Chantal Makar, Mariam Tell, Olivia Melkonian, Jasmine Lasfar, Tasalla Tabasom, Zineb Dinia, Chagla Mehmet, Hadeel Elshak, Jana Mughrabi, Lila Loisse, Anayis N. Der Hakopian, Youssef Khaireddine, Shams Hanieh, and Alina El Assadi.

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Friday Hangout with Young Shubbak
On the penultimate day of Young Shubbak’s Bayti Baytek Reem Karssli and Doha Aboelezz, the artists behind the final digital encounter, A Space in Time, were guests on the Arab British Centre‘s regular Friday Hangout. Layla Madanat, who was the producer of the piece, joined them to speak about Young Shubbak and how the artists began their digital encounters; as strangers separated by thousands of miles.

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