3rd Edition of the Hakaya Festival, Amman
babelmed - 04/05/2010
Al Balad Theatre launches the 3rd Edition of the Hakaya Festival that will take place in Amman, Jordan between the 3rd and 9th of May 2010 . The festival is organised in collaboration with the Arab Education Forum, the Arab Theatre Training Centre and other partner organizations from around the Mediterranean, supported by the European Commission – ENPI program.
This year’s activities will include:
- Performances by professional and young storytellers: Theatre and storytelling performances in theatres and public spaces in Amman and other Jordanian cities;
- Hakaya Meetings: Various seminars on the art of storytelling and the synergies that can be developed in literature, arts, and education;
- Hakaya Cinema: Screenings of documentary and narrative films that portray personal stories or are built on collective narratives;
- Specialised Workshops: workshops and residencies facilitated by professional trainers/storytellers and artists. Details of these workshops as well as a call for applications for interested participants will be sent out in the coming month.