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.




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