LAAF Family Day

The Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2016 grand finale event brings the sights, sounds and tastes of the Arab world to the Palm House.

Internationally acclaimed acts will showcase the best in Arab music, including award-winning Swedish groupTarabband, whose unique style of Arab music draws influences from around the world, from Middle Eastern and Nordic folk to traditional jazz.

Glastonbury showstoppers 47Soul will rock the Palm House, with music that combines Debka, the traditional Palestinian street music and dance with deep electronic beats mixed with sounds of the Middle East.

Yaz Fentazi Trio will bring their special fusion of classical Arabic, Chaabi, Gnawa led by Algerian Oud player Yazid Fentazi. Rising local talent Reham Al-Hakimi performs traditional and contemporary songs from the Arab world. Plus you won’t want to miss the must see, fascinating and hypnotic performance by Whirling Durvish/Sufi Mahmoud Pharaon.

Bring all the family along to enjoy high-energy music and dance performances, an Arabian Souk, traditional cultural merchandise and cuisine, plus family friendly activities including storytelling, henna and children’s crafts.

This year, for the first time, LAAF Family Day takes place alongside Liverpool International Music Festival’s Summer Jam, who will be bringing more amazing international acts and free family-friendly fun to Sefton Park from 22 24 July.



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