BEING SARA: DETERMINATION IMMENSITY AND FREEDOM
Once more Roj Women will be celebrating a year of Kurdish women’s struggles and commerating those who have left us but whose passion and strenght will forever be part of the Kurdish women’s movement.
On 28, 29 and 30 June London will host the 10th Kurdish Women’s Festival by Roj Women with a programme full of discussions, music and sisterhood.
On Friday, 28 June (at 6 pm) join us for a discussion with Aysel Tuğluk and Sinem Muhammed.
Aysel is a Zaza politician. She was part of the former Democratic Society Party in Turkey and a member of the executive council of the Foundation for Society and Legal Studies (TOHAV); as well as being a member of the Turkish Human Rights Association, she is a founder member of the Patriotic Women’s Association. Elected to the Turkish Parliament in 2007 as an MP for Diyarbakir, her party was soon banned. She was re-elected to Parliament in the 12 June 2011 general election.
Sinem Mohammed is the co-president of the PYD (Democratic Union Party)-affiliated People’s Council of West Kurdistan.
On Saturday, 29 June (from 3 pm) theatre, fashion, dance and music with:
* Ziba Tabrizi performing forbidden dances from Middle East,
* Women’s Daf Percussion Band,
* ‘Letters from Women’ threatre group play,
* Govenda Sara Kurdos folk-dance,
* Tamil folk-dance,
* Kurdish Fashion show
* and Koma Zelal.
On Sunday, 30 June (from 5 pm) the party continues with Roj Women member led Venge Dur (don’t miss their latest video!), Mehmet Akbas, Binevs and Koma Zelal. Please note a £5 admission fee will be chargeable on this day.
WHERE: Kurdish Community Centre, 11 Portland Gardens, London Borough of Haringey, N4 1HU