The Pianist of Yarmouk: Music and Words with Aeham Ahmad

On 7 December 2020, we were ecstatic to welcome The Pianist of Yarmouk to Celebrating Syria 2020. Aeham Ahmad played some of his finest pieces of music and told us about his experiences in Syria, where oppression meant that no one could think, write, or play music freely. It was a beautiful night!


Oud Time with Rihab

Oud Time with Rihab was the 2nd event of Celebrating Syria Festival 2020. The event took place on 5 December 2020. Rihab played some Arabic music, told us a bit about her journey with the oud and talked us through photos of oud-making steps she witnessed in her own dad's workshop in Syria (luthier Samir Azar).


Bullying in Schools: Online Seminar

On Wednesday 15 April 2020 at 7pm we hosted the 3rd episode of virtual talks on our Facebook page. ‎The talk was about “Bullying in Schools” and it was delivered by Mr Ahmad Mujahed Nayef‎, a computer science and design technology teacher in the UK.


Family Life during Covid-19 Crisis: Online Seminar

On Thursday 9 April 2020 at 6pm we hosted the 2nd episode of virtual talks on our Facebook page. ‎The talk was about “Family Life during Covid-19 Crisis” and it was delivered by Dr Mamoun ‎Mobayed, a Consultant ‎ Psychiatrist based in Qatar. Dr Mamoun talked about how families ‎could handle the crisis socially and financially.