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World Refugee Day 2013

Date
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Time
01:00 PM–03:30 PM
World Refugee Day 2013

FREE; RSVP below
Enter through the doors on Charles Street.

RSVP to baltimoreresettlement@gmail.com or call Holly at 410-558-3167.

Creative Alliance and the Baltimore Resettlement Center present World Refugee Day at the Walters Art Museum. An international showcase celebrates Baltimore as the proud home to phenomenally talented refugees and immigrants! Bmore’s favorite beat boxer, Shodekeh, opens with students of Refugee Youth Project. Sokoja Kondorka, musician from Darfur, sings in native masalit and fur languages. Traditional Chin dancing from Myanmar tells stories through angular hand and joint movements.  Eritrean musicians move you to African beats!

Programming

Refugee service organization representatives
1-3 p.m., Sculpture Court

Visual art exhibition by Refugee Youth Project and Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Level 2 Lobby
Family Art-Activities
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Studio A, Indian Elephant Shadow Puppets
1-3 p.m., Studio B, Kites from the Orient
Indigenous Kurdish music by Ghazi Kurdistani, Ali Omar and Halgurd Omar of Kurdistan
1-1:30p.m., Sculpture Court
Performances in the Graham Auditorium
Baltimore City Community College's Refugee Youth Project students.
Sokoja Kondorka, musician from Darfur, sings in native Masalit and Fur languages.
Traditional Chin dancing from Myanmar tells stories through angular hand and joint movements.
Eritrean dancers move you to African beats.
Beatboxing by Shodekeh

Add to Calendar 06-22-2013 13:00:00 06-22-2013 15:30:00 15 World Refugee Day 2013 The Walters Art Museum presents Baltimore’s World Refugee Day. An international showcase celebrates Baltimore as the proud home to phenomenally talented refugees and immigrants! 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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