‘TURNING MILITARY VESSELS INTO PEACE BOATS’
TO LAUNCH A SERIES OF CULTURAL EXCHANGE EVENTS LINKING IRELAND TO GAZAPALESTINE
WE ARE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME TO IRELAND… . LOWKEY . AMAZING RAPPER, POLITICAL POET, ACTIVIST & PLAYWRIGHT ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ‘Lowkey is the fastest rising star in British urban music. The rapper/poet of mixed Arab and British descent has been dubbed as “one of the best lyricists in the Western Hemisphere” by Benjamin Zephaniah as a solo artist. Lowkey is also lead vocalist of Mongrel – made up of members of the Arctic Monkeys, Babyshambles and Reverend and the Makers. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 14TH OCTOBER – WED CORK @ AN SPAILPIN FANAC, CORK @ 9PM
15TH OCTOBER – THUR GALWAY @ COLLEGE BAR, NUI UNIVERSITY @ 8.30PM SUPPORTED BY MUPEID MC (rapper as Gaeilge)
15TH OCTOBER – THUR GALWAY 2 GAZA – video link up with students/artists in Gaza @ 4pm in NUI.
16TH OCTOBER – FRI DUBLIN @ TRIPOD One Concert – Two Cities, live link up with Gaza @ 7pm
Dublin will extend the hand of friendship to the besieged city of Gaza when a very special concert will be transmitted from Tripod in Dublin LIVE to an audience in Gaza City
– One Concert – Two Cities Celebrated Irish musicians, Liam Ó Maonlaí, Lumiere, Kíla, Naisrin and Zahara El Safty will be joined on the bill by Palestinian singer, Shadia Mansour & Lowkey, as will the Dublin-based Discovery Gospel Choir.
The evening will celebrate culture and use the power of music to unite people in Ireland and in the besieged city of Gaza.
Filmmaker, Dearbhla Glynn, Filmmaker, Dearbhla Glynn, (Dust Devils, Dambé – The Mali Project), will screen some of her footage from her recent visit to the costal strip, to shed some light on the remaining devastation, nine months on from the January attacks
DUBLIN – Tickets are priced at 15 Euros and available from Ticketmaster. http://www.pod.ie