UK - THE RUMMAN FESTIVAL
Two Rivers presents the Rumman Festival – the first instalment of a new annual event in Glasgow, Scotland. The Rumman Festival will present a new narrative on Iraqi culture. Over the course of two days, Two Rivers will be hosting films, live music, workshops and talks, which will 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 and is held at the Holy Name Church, on Oxford in Manchester.
For further 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. Everyone who takes part, helps raise awareness into the AMAR Foundation’s work in Iraq. Those taking part in the London or Manchester 10K, can run, walk or jog the 10K for the AMAR Foundation.Supporters are also welcome to cheer for those running on the day.
For further information please contact London@amarfoundation.org
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.