UK - THE IRAQ SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN 

The Iraq Solidarity Campaign is a politically independent and equal opportunities organisation, that is based in the United Kingdom. The ISC invites you to get involved and will also provide insights to outside publications and organisations.  Membership is open to people of all nationalities and is fully inclusive of all ethnic groups.

UK - THE RUMMAN FESTIVAL 

Two Rivers presents the Rumman Festival – a new annual event in Glasgow, Scotland. The Rumman Festival presents a new narrative on Iraqi culture. Over the course of two days, Two Rivers hosts films, live music, workshops and talks, which explore how Iraqis living in the diaspora are working to shape a new and post-conflict identity. 

UK - ONE NIGHT FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 

ONE NIGHT FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, is the annual event of Aid to the Church in Need. ONE NIGHT was launched in 2015, in response to the persecution of Iraqi Christians. ONE NIGHT provides a unique opportunity for the public to hear first-hand accounts from inside of Iraq, along with progress reports on ACN’s efforts inside of Iraq. It is held at the Holy Name Church, on Oxford in Manchester and for more information please contact 01524 388739

UK - THE MANCHESTER AND LONDON 10K 

The AMAR Foundation welcomes participants to take part in the London and Manchester 10K. Those taking part in the London or Manchester 10K, can run, walk or jog the 10K for the charity. Supporters are also welcome to cheer for those running on the day. For further information please contact London@amarfoundation.org

UK - JUMA KITCHEN 

Juma Kitchen offers a unique and talented approach, which has changed the way people perceive and experience Iraqi cuisine. As an English-Irish-Iraqi, Philip Juma has been influenced by both Middle Eastern and modern European cuisine throughout his upbringing and this is reflected throughout his style of cooking today.

USA - IN THEIR SHOES 5K 

Join the Iraqi Children’s Foundation for the annual “In Their Shoes 5K”, in support of vulnerable children in Iraq. Held in Virginia, “In Their Shoes” brings together supporters of the Iraqi people, to run and walk the 5K. All proceeds raised from “In Their Shoes”, helps children in Iraq overcome a variety of obstacles, including conflict related disabilities and homelessness.

USA - CONCERT OF COLORS 

The Concert of Colors is metro Detroit’s free annual diversity-themed music festival. It is produced by the Arab American National Museum with partners Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Institute of Arts, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and University of Michigan. The goal of this five-day festival is uniting metro Detroit’s diverse communities by presenting musical acts from around the world.

USA - The Arab American National Museum

The Arab American National Museum is the only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture. By bringing the voices and faces of Arab Americans to mainstream audiences, the museum continues to dispel misconceptions about Arab Americans and other minorities. The Museum also sheds light on the experiences of immigrants and ethnic groups, paying tribute to the diversity of the United States.

IRAQ - BAGHDAD CITY OF PEACE CARNIVAL

To celebrate the UN’s World Peace Day, the non-governmental organisation IQ Peace hosts the Baghdad City of Peace Festival. The term Madinat al Salam, or “City of Peace” was the city’s name in the Abbasid times. IQPeace is a grassroots initiative and the festival has grown, thanks to increased public support and sponsorship from companies.


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