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Exiled Lit Café

Monday 13 January 2020, 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Let My Dreams Laugh

The Uyghurs Speak Out in Words and Music

Abdurehim Heyit, singer, as portrayed by the anonymous art collective Sulu.ArtCo.

The Uyghurs are a minority group in China who are being persecuted.

  • Aziz Isa Elkun, exiled Uyghur poet, will read his work. Poetry by other Uyghur poets. Extracts from a major memoir.
  • Uyghur music by the SOAS Silk Road Collective with singer Rahima Mahmut and Rachel Harris (dutar) – Iskandar Ding (daf, Kashgar, rubab) – Mohanish Jaju (tabla) – Shotaro Sasaki (ud) – Imogen Lefeux (violin)
  • Open Mic – Bring your short poems to perform in solidarity with the suffering of the Uyghurs.

Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult.

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