Somali Week Festival opening: a Black History Month special event

Friday 21 October, 17.15 - 20.30
BP Lecture Theatre
£5, £3 members/concessions

Speakers include Ahmed I Samatar, prominent Somali writer, professor and former dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College, and expert in the global political economy, political and social thought and African development, singer-songwriter Ahmed Nahi Saad, whose long career has seen him promote the preservation and promotion of Somali culture and music, and London-based poets.

Presented in collaboration with Kayd Somali Arts & Culture. Kayd Somali Arts & Culture was founded on the need to preserve the literary and musical heritage that once dominated the Somali cultural scene. The term ‘kayd’ broadly translates as ‘preservation’ and captures the intention to encourage the Somali people to cherish their rich heritage and embrace their culture of artistic excellence.

For more information about Somali Week Festival, email or follow @somaliweekfest on Twitter.

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Somali Week Festival opening: a Black History Month special event

Friday 21 October

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