Mahmoud Darwish - a tribute
We would like to cordially invite you to a cultural evening devoted to the 75th birthday of the late renowned Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish (1941–2008). The event will take place in the Vaclav Havel Library (Ostrovni 13, Prague 1) at 19:00 in March 10, 2016.
A collection: Arabic literature for refugees
Dear friends. We would like to invite you to participate in the collection of Arabic literature for refugees staying in various centers in the Czech Republic.
On Saturday September 19, 2015 a discussion took place with the name "Our neighbours?!" organized in the framework of the exhibition "One thousand and two nights" by a German artist Mandy Gehrt, focusing on the situation of refugees and the reactions to refugees in Europe.
Arabs among us
"Arabs among us" is a unique exhibition of large-sized photographs by Mr. Radovan Kodera and Ms. Zuzana Zbořilová, which show us not only the faces of 12 Arab men and women living in the Czech Republic but it also tells their life stories, experiences and attitudes.The project involved students from selected secondary schools and students of the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts of the University of West Bohemia.
The opening of the of the exhibition "Arabs Among Us" will take place in front of the Education and Research Library of the Pilsen Region (Smetanovy Sady) in Pilsen at 5pm, April 7. The exhibition is organized in the framework of the Arab Culture Festival by an NGO ARABFEST in cooperaiton with Insaan and it will be on dispaly until April 28.
You can find more information about the Festival (which will take place in Pilsen and Prague) here:
Book: I Shall not Hate
Publishing house Host in cooperation with Insaan has just published a Czech translation of Izzeldine Abueilash's book "I Shall not Hate". The book is an autobiographic story of a Palestinian doctor from Gaza who lost three daughters and a niece during the Israeli operation Cast Lead in 2008/9. Despite this terrible loss he advocated the end of the cycle of violence, which brings only another suffering. More about the Czech translation here.