Toumba (DJ set) / Blå

BLÅ Brenneriveien 9c, Oslo, Norway

Buy tickets | لشراء البطاقات Born and raised in Jordan, DJ and producer Yazan Zyadat, aka Toumba, is now based in London, where he fashions lithe club bangers that melt Middle Eastern elements with dubstep basslines and clattering breaks. Last year he experienced a flurry of interest when Ben UFO's Hessle Audio label released his…

Re-membering Communities

Nasjonalmuseet (The National Museum) Brynjulf Bulls plass 3, Oslo, Norway

Join us on Friday 22 September, the second day of Masahat festival, for an insightful & inspiring evening at Deichman Bjørvika to talk about the right to history, archives, and heritage politics from Egypt and Norway.

Al Rosanna Dinner

Hos Arne Gøteborggata 27B, OSLO, Norway

Al Rosanna Dinner: A Levantine culinary odyssey Buy tickets لشراء البطاقات What does Ibsen’s “Terje Vigen” poem have to do with Al Rosanna and the great famine of Lebanon (1915-1918)? How does food history contribute to our grand national narratives? Can recipes, food stories, and memories offer an alternative view to our national imagination? Can…

Haya Zaatry (solo concert) / Blå

BLÅ Brenneriveien 9c, Oslo, Norway

Buy tickets | لشراء البطاقات Haya Zaatry’s musical origins stem from acoustic folk, blending with Arabic musical inflections, imbibed in the cities that nurtured her: Nazareth and Haifa. A self- taught musician and practicing architect, Zaatry began her musical career with the much lauded “Manakir” (nail varnish) in 2013, which was featured in 2021 on…

Leila Moon (DJ set) / Blå

BLÅ Brenneriveien 9c, Oslo, Norway

Buy tickets | لشراء البطاقات Leila Moon is an international DJ, resident at radio Alhara, producer and coach. She mixes her favorite tracks of various genres, capturing her current mood and state of mind. Her North African heritage has influenced all of her work and can‘t go unrecognized during her performance. Specializing in Drum and Bass, UK…

How to love a Homeland Reading Circle

Anarres Bokkafé Urtegata 39, Oslo, Norway

English العربية English Welcome to this reading circle + brunch at Anarres Bokkafé! We will serve a sweet-salty brunch dish that is a speciality of Aleppo, while we are reading thought-provoking literature, discussing and learning from each other.Our reading circle format is simple: we share the reading material with you beforehand. In the circle, we…

Masahat Screens

Vega Scene Hausmanns gate 30, Oslo, Norway

Masahat Screens Join us on the last day of Masahat festival for a thought-provoking and inspiring Sunday at VEGA Scene with film screenings, conversations, mingling and more.The day starts with the screening of Bloody Beans (2013, 80 mins) directed by Narimane Mari, which won the top prize at the prestigious documentary festival CPH:DOX. In her…

Decolonize the Gaze with Orwa Nyrabia

Vega Scene Hausmanns gate 30, Oslo, Norway

Buy tickets I لشراء البطاقات English العربية English Decolonizing the documentary has been a recurring theme at IDFA, the world’s largest documentary film festival, since Orwa Nyrabia became the Artistic Director in 2018. Under his leadership, the festival has been tackling the difficult questions of representation, equity and inclusion.  Who has the power to represent and narrate?…

Coping with racism: Applied drama workshop

Nordic Black Theater Hollendergata 8, Oslo, Norway

Welcome to “Coping with racism & building resilience - Applied drama workshop” with Mona Abdel-Fadil on Saturday 25 November, 11:30-14:30 at Nordic Black Theater. How do we cope with the various types of racist encounters that shape our lives? We live in precarious times. Racist ideas may get entangled in war propaganda, media framing, public…

Ytringsrommet og krigen i Gaza

Vega Scene Hausmanns gate 30, Oslo, Norway

Norsk English Stiftelsen Fritt Ord, Masahat for Arab Culture in Exile og Vega Scene inviterer til samtale onsdag 29. november 2023 kl. 18.00–20.00 på Vega Scene i Hausmanns gate 30, Oslo. Amund Bakke Foss, fagleder for utenriks i VG, leder samtalen med Jumana Manna, kunstner basert i Berlin, Nadim Khoury, førsteamanuensis ved Institutt for rettsvitenskap,…