Dundee Opening Event for Refugee Festival Scotland
14:00 - 17:00
By Scottish Refugee Council
This is a family friendly community celebration with Syrian and Iraqi food, baqlawa, face painting, music and performance. There will be short presentations and stalls of refugee entrepreneurs.
02:00 – 02:30
Presentations and speech by Rev Robert Calvert (Minister, The Steeple Church), Sabir Zazai (CEO Scottish Refugee Council) and David Simpson (City Housing Manager, Dundee City Council)
02:30 – 03:00
Short film presenting the activities of peer volunteers in Dundee and delivery of certificates
03:00 – 03:30
Traditional live music
03:30 – 04:00
Human bingo and other ice breaker games
04:00 – 04:30
Dabka and celebrations
04:30 – 05:00
We will chat and enjoy some traditional Syrian and Iraqi food and sweets together
This is a free drop-in event.
The venue is fully accessible with an accessible bathroom.