Festival of Cultures, 10 days of concerts, debates, exhibitions, workshops for children, games and shows that tell the story of the world

Festival of Cultures, 10 days of concerts, debates, exhibitions, workshops for children, games and shows that tell the story of the world

ROME - From 5 to 15 July the Roman district of San Lorenzo hosts the Festival of Culturesevent coordinated by AMKA, an NGO with a name that in the Swahili language means wake up, get up: it calls for action, active and conscious participation, the meeting of different cultures and the desire to improve life among the populations of the southern world. The Festival is made with the contribution of the Municipality of Rome II.

10 days of concerts, exhibitions, debates. There will be ten days of concerts, debates, exhibitions, displays, presentations, workshops for children, games and dance performances that narrate the cultures of the world. The program is based on the involvement of various humanitarian organizations operating in the Roman territory, united to propose contents that put human beings and the cultures of the world at the centre, with an approach of sharing, contamination and intercultural dialogue.

the associations involved. AMKA involved: Energies for Human Rights, Engim, Rights to the Heart, Charter of Rome, Benny Nato Documentation Center, Civico Zero, Cospe, Libera, Nonna Roma, Oxfam, Più Culture, This is Rome, SOS Racism. The Festival will take place in the park of Largo Settimio Passamonti, in San Lorenzo.

This is the program:

Wednesday 5th JULY

18.30 OdiAmo: Interactive meeting to understand the other and discover one's own prejudices

21.00 Poetry slam curated by WOW – Incendi Spontanei

Thursday 6th JULY

18.30 Debate Lands of memory: Argentina, Paraguay, Italy and stories not to be forgotten 21.00 Colombian music by the “Migras” Association

Friday 7th July

18.30 Presentation of the book “I don't love amateur racists” by Filomeno Lopes

21.00 Percussion and aphro-dance show by “Artisti Rsistenti Roma”

Saturday 8th July

18.30 Interactive game on inequalities "Hunger at the Table"

9.00 pm Concert of “Cumbia Workshop”

Sunday 9 JULY

18.00 Reading for children "Fatu and the star of desires" by Cristina Nenna
19.00 Workshop: Create your amulet. Your lucky charm tailored to your dream

21.30 Concert of the "Jemma" a melting pot of contamination, experimentation and tradition

Monday 10th JULY

18.30 Theater workshop for children by the "Teatro Kopò"

21.00 Concert of Andean and Peruvian criolla music by “Ritmo Latino”

Tuesday 11th JULY

18.30 Presentation Mangi Fi: the mapping of services aimed at the fragile population of Rome

19.30 Relational-Creative Dance Workshop: "The Pedagogy of the Border and the art of the relationship" by Fernando Battista

21.00 Storytelling “Meglio Secondi” by Andrea Galasso

21.30 Show of music and dances of the “Frente Murguero Romano”

Wednesday 12th JULY

18.30 Photographic exhibition "The walls of San Lorenzo", creative workshops and live podcasts

21.00 Live rap concert with “Keep il real”

Thursday 13th JULY

18.30 Talk: “The Asia we don't see on TV. Work culture debate

21.00 QuestaèRoma show: live music

Friday 14th JULY

18.30 Presentation of the series promoted by the "China in Italy" edition

Painting and photography exhibition on the theme of migration
Tea ceremony with tasting of typical products

21.00 Performance of traditional music and dance with Guzheng, an ancient Chinese instrument

Saturday 15th July

18.30 “67 minutes… Readings in freedom” by the Bibliopoint S. Lorenzo

20.30 Speech by HE Mrs. Nosipho Nausca – Jean Jezile Embassy of South Africa – Rome

21.00 African music concert by Artale Afro Percussion Band, with the participation of the Artale Djembe Lab and MuSA Blues – La Sapienza University of Rome, directed by Giorgio Monari

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