AWAN runs from the 5 -29 March, offering a rich programme of visual art, music, theatre, comedy, spoken word, panel discussions and workshops by contemporary Arab women artists.
AWAN aims to bring the phenomenal work of its inspiring Arab women artists to a wider audience. The festival will bring together an exciting and eclectic mix of collaborations and creative projects. The festival will also act as important space for conversation and cultural and artistic exchange to take place.
On Friday 13 March Arabs are Not Funny hits the main stage. Comedians with roots in the Arab world will attempt to prove the naysayers wrong! The event features Lebanese British Isabelle Farah, Tunisian Swiss Leila Ladari, Moroccan Laila Alj, Bahraini British Jenna Al Ansari and Belgian Tunisian Serine Ayari.