May 15, 2019 7:00 pm
157 Main St, Brattleboro, VT, 05301
Nakba Day 15 May Wed from 7PM to 9 PM in Brattleboro. An evening to engage and comemorate the Nakba, the catastrophe, the founding of the state of Israel, and the ongoing destruction of the Palestinian homeland. Key note Speaker Faisel Saleh. of the Palestine Museum in Ct. Film, stories, poetry, and speakers on how do we create a true and just peace for the people of Palestine. Poetry of the Palestinian struggle read by Javed Chaudri. Namaya the poet and multimedia artist who has traveled and performed in Palestine- stories from Witness: Israel Palestine. Also, select art from the Palestinian Museum. Other guest presenters pending.
KeyNote Speaker is Faisel Saleh: Founder of the Palestinian Museum -iwas founded by Palestinian American businessman Faisal Saleh . Located in Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA, the museum opened its doors on April 22, 2018. It represents the leading Palestinian artists and show case work from Palestine.
Bio: Born in 1951, Saleh is the youngest of eleven children. . They were among the 700,000 Palestinians who were left homeless by the creation of the state of Israel. For Palestinians, this was the Nakba—the life-changing catastrophe.
Sponsored by www.gracecares.org and www.namayaproductions.com