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Platforma Festival 2013

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platforma-festival-headerThursday, October 31, 2013 – Friday, November 1, 2013

Community Arts North West and Counterpoint Arts proudly present the second national Platforma Festival, at the Martin Harris Centre — The University of Manchester Building. On the success of Platforma London 2011 the Festival will bring together artists, performers, academics, public, private and not-for-profit organisations to showcase the very best of arts by, with and about refugees. The Festival includes:

A 2-DAY CONFERENCE
Itinerary includes a lively mix of discussions, workshops &
performances.
Tickets £15 per day including lunch.

2 EVENINGS OF MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE
Platforma Acoustic features spoken word from Kayo Chingonyi and Warsan
Shire, music
from Haymanot Tesfa and The Redeemed plus the short play ‘Mazloom’.
Tickets £5/4
Platforma Live features music by Manchester International Roots
Orchestra, Crossings
Band plus Katy Carr and the Aviators. Tickets £7/£5

THE FIRST EVER PLATFORMA FRINGE
An exciting programme of exhibitions, talks, performances and screenings
at venues
across Manchester and the North West.

For information and tickets visit
http://can.uk.com/events/ or http://platforma.org.uk/events

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