Live Music & Talks – Our Homeland Lives In Us: Longing Belonging and Palestine – Sat 9th June 2018
A story in music and song of Human – Earth relationships through the eyes of Palestinians living under Occupation . A collaboration between members of Dar Al Musika Beit Sahour and Chai For All Bristol who perform with guest singer/ baglama player Zaid Hilal
Quote: “This amazing masterpiece…has shown the whole history of Palestine in an hour” (audience member Nablus International Festival about Longing Belonging and Balfour, Chai For All’s take on the Balfour Declaration).
Extra words: ‘Fired up from their recent UK and Palestine tour of the Arts Council-funded ‘Longing Belonging and Balfour’ show Chai For All, a band that uniquely blends Jewish and Arabic music now illuminate Palestinians’ experience of The Land.Researching in the Occupied Territories their stories, accompanied by ravishing Palestinian music (written especially for the show by both Chai members and musicians from Beit Sahour), visuals and dance, will feature inspiring pioneers, heritage seed-gatherer Vivien Sansour and UNESCO World Heritage Site co-creator Hassan Muamer.
In the after-show discussion audiences will be invited to consider inspiring UK examples of human attachment to beloved natural locations defying vandal-developers’
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