Through theatre, debate and spoken word pressing questions concerning freedom of speech and censorship will be the pivot of this event presenting acclaimed names within the public debate; Khaterah Parwani and Poyâ Pâkzâd and personal experiences of censorship from Soran Azad. Moderator is Rune Engelbreth Larsen, Board member of Danish PEN.
Line Hassall presents a mindblowing mix of performances that respond to and depart from the migration theme. A poet and poetry club host extraordinaire, she is also a journalist, an academic and an activist. Her first book of poems was published aged 13. She believes the world needs poetry. She co-founded the famous London Y Tuesday Poetry Club, the Y Aarhus Poetry Club and the annual One Love Poetry Fest.
Migration Stories: A mix of stories and song. Presenting local voices and guest poet Saradha Soobrayen
Join us for a mix of stories and songs with special appearance by Saradha Soobrayen.
Local voices sharing personal stories and experiences in regards to individual and shared dreams for the future, thoughts on culture and wellbeing. The stories will be accompanied by new songs inspired by these personal stories.
Special guest poet Saradha Soobrayen, creative activist working across art forms. Soobrayen will wow you with intrinsic readings and performance on the theme of migration, borders and boundaries.
Theatrical performance exploring our relations to Culture, future and wellbeing.
Throughout the Voices of Migration festival the Foyer at Godsbanen will be our main space for getting together, socialising and exploring in between events.
We will continue to move and intrigue you through multiple events such as acoustic music performances, talks and presentations, readings and dance workshops - all in one way or another relating to migration and social cohesion and diversity.
There will be young and upcoming musicians doing songs based on personal stories of migration, Jafra Dancers Workshop, presentation on Refugee Voices Walking Tours in Copenhagen and a special future dreams exhibition, and much more.
Come join us for an open mic session with music, talks and social and share your stories and experiences in relation to our multicultural society.
Set in a relaxed convivial atmosphere we share, talk, explore and laugh together!
All voices are welcome.
Welcome Event - A Nordic Take on Migration and Diversity: Jón Atli Jónasson, Carl Jóhan Jensen & translators Nanna Kalkar and Allan Lillelund Andersen
Allan Lillelund Andersen (host and event curator) is writer, translator, founder and editor of the publishing house Silkefyret and a teacher of creative writing. He is Head of Literature Programmes at Løves Bog- og Vincafé and Carmel Nordic.
Carl Jóhan Jensen is a writer, poet and literary critic who grew up in Tórshavn, spent 3 years in Denmark, then moved back to the Faroe Islands. He is known for his compelling readings of long poems.
Jón Atli Jónasson is a playwright, novelist, screenwriter, and a founding member of the Mindgroup, a European umbrella group of people involved in experimental theater.