Refugee Festival Focus: An Introduction to Coding

We reached out to our event organisers to find out a bit more about their #RefugeeFestScot events! Meet Gianluca from CodeYourFuture. What can people expect from your event? Why should they come along? Like the title implies: this is perfect if you are completely new to coding and want to find out why it is…

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Refugee Festival Focus: An African Woman in Scotland

We reached out to our event organisers to find out a bit more about their #RefugeeFestScot events! Meet Angie, founder of Sharpen Her: The African Womens Network. What can people expect from your event? Why should they come along? There will be stories of African women who have made their home Scotland, demonstrating their resilience.…

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Take action for World Refugee Day

This World Refugee Day, join us in a show of friendship and solidarity with people seeking safety. We’d like as many people as possible to share messages of hope, love and support on social media this Monday, 20 June. It’s easy to take part: Download one of our Aye Welcome Refugees social media graphics, which…

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Refugee Festival Scotland is here!

A Ukrainian opera singer is among the performers launching Refugee Festival Scotland – our annual celebration of refugee arts and culture. In a year that’s seen a record 100 million people forced from their homes by conflict, the festival brings communities together and highlights the many ways that refugees contribute to life in Scotland. More…

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Refugee Festival Focus: Thierry Mabonga

We caught up with Thierry Mabonga, one of the rising stars of Scottish stage and screen, to find out why he’s looking forward to Refugee Festival Scotland. 1. What inspired you to get involved with Refugee Festival Scotland? “I’m really happy that Refugee Festival Scotland exists and I wanted to contribute in some way to…

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