August 22, 2006
Stockholm Mid-East Festival!
I nearly fell off my chair! Marcel Khalife is coming to Stockholm!
Between Aug 28th and Sept 3rd, Stockholm will be the host of a Middle East Festival called Street goes Middle East aimed to create awareness about the culture and people of the Middle East. Artists like Egyptian Hisham Abbas, Egyptian-Sudani Gawaher, Israeli-Arab The Middle East Peace Orchestra, Iranian Benyamin, Kurdish Sivan Perver, Israeli Idan Raichel among others, will be entertaining.
A series of lectures about Literature trends in the Middle East, Muslim Scientific Heritage, The situation for Lebanese Children stuck in the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, Lebanese author Elias Khoury talks about his book and a discussion between Jews, Muslims and Christians will all take place on stage.
Furthermore, on Sept 22nd, Natacha Atlas will perform in Stockholm at Södra Teatern.