Nour Festival London

Nour Festival London


Tuesday 1st October – Saturday 30th November 2013


venues across Kensington and Chelsea

Nour Festival London is a major creative arts showcase celebrating the very best in contemporary art, design, film, music and literature to come out of the Middle East and North Africa.

Nour Festival London
London plays host to this outstanding event and over 20 venues in Kensington and Chelsea will be taking part, giving you ample opportunity to enjoy the many different talents on display here. The very best creative minds from the Middle East and North Africa will be showing off their latest projects from mediums such as contemporary art, film and literature, so make your way to the Nour Festival London event and be inspired.

Innovative exhibition
A major highlight of the Nour Festival London event is Ferozkoh, an innovative art exhibition that marries the old with the new. Taking place at Leighton House Museum, the exhibition will display a number of priceless historical pieces from the Museum of Islamic Art’s collection, alongside contemporary artistic responses from prominent artists from Afghanistan, which makes for a very interesting exhibit that should not be missed.

Old meets new
Other must see events taking place include a performance from internationally renowned singer Natacha Atlas at the Royal Albert Hall, where she will be showing off her unique blend of Arabic and Western electronic music. The theme of combining old and new continues with a performance from the London Algerian Ballet as they showcase a spectacular dance show that combines traditional Algerian dance with contemporary performance.

Huge variety
The Nour Festival prides itself on the diversity of its events and this year is no exception as there are events ranging from panel discussions to food showcases, as well as live music and a screening of a new animation. The two month festival has become one of Europe’s premiere showcases of arts and culture from the Middle East and North Africa, so head down to Central London to see what it’s all about and you won’t be disappointed.

Nour Festival London takes place from Tuesday 1st October – Saturday 30th November 2013 at venues across Kensington and Chelsea.

Ingram Art Collection at Canary Wharf

Pete Fowler Exhibition at Book Club

Ayse Erkmen Intervals Exhibition at Barbican

Daumier Exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

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