Migrations Europa Exchange
Migrations Europa Exchange is a mini festival celebrating the positive contribution migrants bring to Britain and London life. It is being produced by Simona Scotto and will be hosted by the Round Chapel Hackney from 16-18 February 2016.
Activities will take place in and around this venue. The festival will involve an educational tour through Jewish quarters in Hackney, an art exhibition presenting migrants’ work, folk dance workshops as well as a dance and dinner performance evening, presenting new commissions by dancers of all ages and abilities. Prior to the festival itself there will be pop up performances at various locations across London to promote the festival.
Artists will include Simona Scotto, Jane Judd, Magdalena Radlowska, Barbara Mirata
Exhibtion artists will include Eleni Papaioannou and Katiushka Borges.
As part of the Migrations Europa Exchange project there will be an outreach programme of dance workshops and pop up performances.
The workshops in English, Polish and Greek folk dance will be held at the Round Chapel, Hackney and at Platforma Festival, Leicester.
Pop-up performances will be in Barnet, Lambeth and Hackney.
Full details: www.simonascotto.com/migrations-europa-exchange