In Search of OIl and Sand (Film)

All Night Freedom Festival: Part of Freedom Week, this is an unmissable festival of live music running until the wee small hours, featuring 13 artists from around the world. The Rich Mix building will resonate with pioneering young bands, from Palestinian dance to Egyptian voices, drum n bass to contemporary music from Bengal, reggae, live dubstep and more.

The 47Soul Music Band

The 47SOUL Music Band: Catch 47Soul as they perform their mix of electro-mijwez, shamstep and choubi style. Formed in Amman Jordan in 2013, their sound has rapidly amassed fans in the Middle East and Europe by blasting the electric Arabic debka sound through underground music scenes. On top of the beats that have been bumping in the Middle East for centuries, 47Soul hypes it up with analog synthesizers, hypnotic guitar lines, and shattering verses.

February – Arab Revolutions Theme - Music, Art Exhibitions, Talks, Films and Theatre featuring Dissident Puppets!

Serious with dark-humour, it will feature some original films made by the real-but-anonymous members of the dissident Syrian puppeteer company Masasit Mati; who have acquired a powerful online reputation for using finger-puppetry to firstly mock President Bashar al-Assad and whom continue up until now to cross borders between Lebanon and Syria in order to put up their political-lampooning performances.

47Soul UK Tour

47Soul UK Tour: 47Soul is an electro-dabke, shamstep, chobi band formed in Amman Jordan in 2013, with members rooted in Bilad Al Sham, from Amman to the Galilee, the Golan Heights to Ramallah.