Fly With Me, which makes use of kite flying, storytelling, music, poetry and dance, is a free pageant organised by Afghan artists and Good Probability Theatre. It will likely be hosted at16 venues in Europe and the UK.
Individuals will have the ability to participate in kite-making and storytelling workshops, in addition to come collectively for a kite-flying celebration.
Grasp kite-maker, and Afghan refugee Sanjar Qiam, who relies within the UK and is without doubt one of the co-organisers of the pageant, stated: “Kite flying is without doubt one of the world’s earliest artwork varieties – there are depictions of kites in cave work in Indonesia that are 40,000 years previous.”
He added: “In Afghanistan, kites occupy a singular area between nationwide artwork kind and nationwide sport. They’re a common image of expression, talent and cultural satisfaction.”
“Fly With Me is an act of solidarity with the individuals of Afghanistan and a possibility for all of us to return collectively and really feel between our fingers the strings that join us to this unimaginable nation, its tradition and its individuals.”
Right here’s every thing it’s worthwhile to learn about Fly With Me Pageant.
When is Fly With Me Pageant?
1000’s of Afghan kites will fly within the skies of the UK and Europe on August 20, 2022, in solidarity with the individuals of Afghanistan. Occasions kick off at 10 am and end at 6 pm.
There are over 35 occasions occurring throughout the UK and Europe.
The place is Fly With Me Pageant?
Kite flying occasions are occurring in Berlin, Bradford, Copenhagen, Dover, Folkestone, Glasgow, London, Manchester, and Paris.
Alongside these, smaller group kite occasions (with restricted capability) can even happen in Bangor, Barnet, close to Barcelona, Flintshire, Isle of Wight, Glastonbury Tor, Halifax, Hay-on-Wye, Liverpool, Manningtree, Newham, Portsmouth, Preston, Scunthorpe, Sheffield and Waterloo and at Shambala Pageant in Northamptonshire.
Fly With Me can be open to everybody, so if you happen to’d prefer to deliver your group collectively to fly kites, use the hashtag #RememberAfghanistan on August 20.
Observe the occasions on social media and you’ll share photographs or movies of your kite utilizing the hashtags #FlyWithMe #RememberAfghanistan.
How can I get tickets to Fly With Me Pageant?
Occasions are free and open to everybody, so that you don’t have to purchase tickets to attend, you’ll be able to simply present up.
Discover your closest occasion on the goodchance.org.uk web site.
What’s the line-up for Fly With Me Pageant?
Sanjar Qiam, Elham Ehsas, Elaha Soroor and different Afghan artists throughout the UK and Europe will current a pageant of solidarity stuffed with Afghan kite-flying, storytelling, music, poetry and dance.