On Wednesday 13 Jan 2021 at 7:00 pm, RR hosted the first of 4 information sessions about living in the UK. The session focused on UK life, history and culture and the basic information needed to pass the Life in the United Kingdom test.
Broadcast over Zoom and live via our page on Facebook, the session attracted a large number of attendees.
On Wednesday 23 December 2020 at 7:00 pm, RR hosted an information session about Medical degree recognition in the UK. The session focused on helping healthcare professionals, especially medical doctors, dentists and pharmacists to get their degrees recognized in the UK so that they are able to resume their career.
On Friday 11 December 2020, our finale of Celebrating Syria 2020 ended with a live DJ set from Hello Psychaleppo and Boshoco. These two extraordinarily talented DJ's with huge performances, albums and awards under their belts performed rhythms deeply rooted in Arabic music tradition but with a poignant, contemporary twist. Thank you all for tuning in.
And Celebrating Syria festival goes on... although we are more than halfway through! On Wednesday 9 December 2020 we had the opportunity to virtually meet Antonio Tahhan, food blogger and writer, talking to us from the US, yes the US, about food, culture and identity. It was a wonderful conversation with Antonio on food, culture, and identity.
On 8 December 2020, we welcomed Itab Azzam, co-director of We are not Princesses, for a Q&A about this engaging and woefully accurate documentary that follows four Syrian refugee women take part in a creative theatre workshop whilst in a refugee camp in Beirut. It was a highly engaging discussion with Itab.