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Masahat Festival: Reading circle + Drop party + Conversation

Saturday, September 24

Masahat (formerly SPACE) is a festival that gives people in Oslo a whole week of music, art, culture and activism from the Arab world. From 20.-25. September holds Masahat around the city, and on Melahuset we have reading circles, workshops and magazine releases on 24 September.

15.00 – 17.00. Reading circle: Om hop!

We read selected chapters from two books: " You Have Not Yet Been Defeated ", by Alaa Abd el-Fattah, and "The Middle East Crisis Factory" by Iyad El-Baghdadi and Ahmed Gatnash. We will meet writer Iyad El-Baghdadi, cartoonist Khalid Al Baih and rock musician Ramy Essam, who contribute their thoughts and art. The circle will be moderated by Line Khateeb.

17.30 – 18.30. DER دار: Drop and conversation

In August, the magazine DER دار came out with a new publication, where the theme is Climate between Norway and the Arab world. Welcome to the release + conversation with Sarine Karajerjian, Program Director of Environmental Politics at Arab Reform Initiative .


Check out and read the entire program on Masahat's website!

Languages: English and Arabic.