Global Week for Syria is a multidisciplinary call for peace, support and co-creation. It is the project aimed at raising awareness, creating platforms and stimulating artistic co-creations between Syrian musicians and local/international musicians.
The second edition of the Global Week for Syria will take place from April 17th to May 1st. This year Global Week for Syria worldwide is joined both directly with physical concerts and virtually by online #4Syria action by about 35 countries. Among countries hosting the Project performances, conferences, and talks this year there are Netherlands, UK, US, France, Austria, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Canada, Ukraine and Malawi.
On April 17th the festival starts in Beirut (Metro Al Madina), New York (National Sawdust), and Berlin (Al Hamra]). On April 18th the big opening will be in UNESCO Palace Beirut.
Global week for Syria Main event page:
The Program at Metro:
Sunday 17:
Tanjaret Daghet
El Darwiche
El Rass
Doors open at 8:30PM
Concert starts at 9:00PM
Tickets: 20,000 L.L
Monday 18:
Guitar & electronics - Eivind Aarset (Norway); with Michele Rabiaa - musical saw & electronics (Italy) and Marcel Wierckx (Netherlands/Canada) - sound and video artist;
Diab Sukkari (SY) - sufi singer; with Valentine Clastier (France) - hurdy gurdy; and Steven Kamperman (Netherlands) clarinet
Doors open at 8:30PM
Concert starts at 9:00PM
Tickets: 20,000 L.L
Sound engineer: Jawad Chaaban
Stage manager & light operator: Lara Nassar
Stage technician: Nabil Abou el Heijaa
Metro Al Madina
Hamra, Saroulla Building(-2)
Ticketing: +961-76309363Mondays to Saturdays: 10 to 9 pm, Sundays: 2 to 9 pm
Wheelchair access available upon request