The Syrian/American Hip-Hop artist Omar Offendum was the opening act at the Redzone festival in Tunis on Saturday (May 7).
The Redzone festival highlights freedom of expression through the arts. It is initiated and funded by KKV in cooperation with the Norwegian ministry of foreign affairs. The festival which happens simultaneously in Tunis and Beirut is organized by Cultural Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy) in partnership with local venues. The concert on Saturday happened at RIO in Tunis. On Wednesday May 11 Omar Offendum plays at Radio Beirut.
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Norges Fredsråd – The Norwegian Council of Peace – has decided to highlight this year’s Redzone festival as the profile of peace in the month of March 2015. The festival is regarded by the council as the last month’s most important Norwegian initiative in the work for peace.
From the first day of REDZONE 2015 and the celebration of Music Freedom Day at Kulturkirken Jakob
Parallell with REDZONE 2015 The Center for Studies of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities presents the seminar:
The Armenian Genocide and the Politics of Denial
March 6 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Le concert a débuté avec une longue rengaine lancée par la voix puissante de Mahsa qui monte dans les aigus, relayée par la voix plus grave de Marjan.
“The double bill made for a strong, albeit slightly traumatic, experience that certainly seemed to capture the Red Zone Festival’s raw and potent energy.”
Egyptian review of two performances in Cairo from the REDZONE festival. Ahram Online writes http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/100935.aspx