Archive for August, 2011

Would you like to volunteer for Somali Week Festival 2011?

Written by admin on August 21st, 2011
Somali Week Festival- 2011

Somali Week Festival: London, 22-30 October 2011

Would you like to volunteer for Somali Week Festival 2011?

The organisers of Somali Week Festival, Kayd Somali Arts & Culture and partners would like to invite you to volunteer with us to deliver this year’s Somali Week Festival at Oxford House. The festival is part of Black History Month and will run from Saturday 22nd to Sunday 30th of October 2001. The festival offers the best of Somali arts and culture, both old and new, presenting a mix of events including poetry, literature, drama and panel discussions.

Last year, we were supported by over 20 volunteers who made it possible for us to deliver a brilliant festival. In return, we offer a friendly working environment, experience and new skills and references to our hardworking volunteers.

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Press release: Somali Week Festival 2011

Written by admin on August 21st, 2011
Somali Week Festival- 2011

Somali Week Festival: London, 22-30 October 2011

Press release: Somali Week Festival 2011

Theme of the Year: Translation
This year, Somali Week Festival 2011 will introduce the topic of ‘Translation’. Translated works enable individuals to learn about a particular culture and its people. There is currently a severe shortage of Somali work translated into foreign languages and even fewer examples of world literature translated into Somali. It is this lack of cultural exchange that we wish to address by choosing translation as the theme of the year. Read the rest of this entry »