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Verses and Voices Against Violence and War

Sunday 24 April at 5pm

Rich Mix London, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA

Satuday 28 May 2022 at 6.30pm

West Oxford Community Centre

 Botley Road, Oxford, OX2 0BT



Saudha Society of Poetry and Music  in partnership with a global literary platform La Ninfa Eco is hosting this extra-ordinary event of a wide range of performances to protest the war, the rise of fascism, violence and brutality through Arts Music Dance Literature and other art forms.


As a way of artists' responses to the war between Russia and Ukraine, the event will feature performances, insightful and analytic presentations from well-known musicians, poets, writers, filmmakers, theatre-practitioners, academics, painters, dancers, from different cultural traditions.

Curated by poet and the director of Saudha Ahmed Kaysher, the event is showcasing performances by acclaimed musicians - Kevin Davy, Domenico Angarano, Helen Anahita Wilson, Samia Malik, Rohan Roy, Isuru Perera, Anand Sundaram (Mohan Veena), Juber Akhtar Sohel, Laboni Barua, Nandita Mukherjee, and many; prominent writers and spoken-word artists John Farndon, David Lee Morgan, Stephen Watt, Jah-Mir Early, Amy Neilson Smith, Sian Thomas, Nicki Heinen, Michelle Madsen, Poppy Shahnaz, Tanjina Nur E Siddique, Urmee Mazhar, Zaki Rezwana Anwar, Arzo Naubahar. Sonia Quintero, Mona Dash, Shamsuzzoha, Marcia Mar, Noor Zaheer, Shafqat Parveen, Hugo Barton, Peter Culshaw and many; extra-ordinary dancers -Mercedes Avila Caballero, Aritri Kundu, Sharmishtha Pandit, Esha Chakravarty Bhattacharjee, Sohel Ahmed, Prerona Mondal, Supty Paul; as well as a social, political and cultural change-makers that include Julliet Makhapila, Kumar Murshid, Jasmin Chowdhury and Aser El Saqqa and others

The event will be touring to Oxford, Birmingham, Leeds and other big cities.


This is a free event but the seat needs to be confirmed through eventbrite ticket.

Venue: From Apr 24, 2022 to Jul 10, 2022 in Rich Mix and other venues in London, Oxford, Leeds, Birmingham and other cities


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