Shubbak Festival

The Tunisian Embassy and Shubbak Festival organised a reception on 29th June 2019 at the Southbank Centre in London to celebrate the participation of four Tunisian artists in this year's edition of the Festival.

The event was attended by Ambassador Nabil Ben Khedher and his spouse, the Festival Artistic Director Eckhard Thiemann and three of the Tunisian artists -Hela Ammar (Visual Art) Mohamed Toukabri (Choreography), and Claire Ben Hassine (Cinema)- as well as many friends of Tunisia and lovers of Arab culture.

In his welcoming remarks, Ambassador Nabil Ben Khedher stressed the importance of culture as a powerful tool to build closer people-to-people ties and promote understanding and tolerance.

The reception was followed by the solo performance of Mohamed Toukabri, a Brussels-based Tunisian dancer, whose movements and reflections tell a personal yet universal migrant experience.

On the same day, Hela Ammar opened BECOMING her latest site specific installation in Shepherd’s Bush Market commissioned by Shubbak Festival.

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