Palexpo Pop-Up: Relive the biggest Palestine event in Europe! A fundraising week celebrating Palestine Expo’s most memorable moments and showcasing exquisite art pieces which will be up for auction at the end of the week.
17th to 23rd February 2018
Hoopoe House, E1 6LY, London
SATURDAY 17TH FEBURARY
Childrens Theatre: Prophets of Palestine
Come and delve into the wondrous world of the Prophets of Palestine as dramatic storyteller Hassen Rasool takes you on a historical adventure! This is a chance for your child to experience or revive one the favourite highlights for those who attended Palestine Expo.
In the evening you can enjoy some lyrical entertainment with exciting spoken word performances.
SUNDAY 18TH FEBURARY
Want to know more about FOA? Interested to learn about the foundation of our work: campaigning? We will be show casing a few of our key campaigns (such as #HandsOffAlAqsa #CheckTheLabel #NotInMyFridge) and how they impact into helping end the occupation of Palestine. Register for our volunteers event to learn how you get get involved with FOA, the fastest growing pro Palestine organisation in the UK
MONDAY 19TH FEBURARY
Movie & Kunafe
Film screening of Jon Pullmans moving documentary Children In Chains, which exhibits the abuse Palestinian children face under the Israeli military court system. Jon Pullman will be there himself to take questions and talk about his experience of creating this emotional yet honest piece.
Watch the film with Palestine’s most loved traditional dessert, the Kunafe, which will be provided by the one and only Kunafe Co. These fresh pieces of heaven sold like hot cakes at Palestine Expo with amazing reviews from attendees.
TUESDAY 20TH FEBURARY
Q&A With Hamde Abu Rahma
Palestinian Photo-journalist Hamde Abu Rahma’s photographs convey the message of life under Israeli occupation. People were taken aback by his pieces at Palestine Expo and you could be too! The man himself will be joining us over skype for a Q&A session.
WEDNESDAY 21ST FEBURARY
Panel Discussion: Visit Al-Aqsa
Are you thinking of visiting the sacred al Aqsa sanctuary?
Shaykh Suleiman Ghani gives a detailed talk on his journey through Jerusalem and Masjid AlAqsa. As well as highlighting his experience he talks of the importance and virtues of visiting Masjid AlAqsa. He will be joined by FOA volunteers who have been. All will be ready for any questions you have!
THURSDAY 22ND FEBURARY
Network with your fellow students, be introduced to Palestine Societies and learn how you can make the most out of student activism. INVITE ONLY!
FRIDAY 23RD FEBURARY
Live Art Auction
The live Auction and canapés will be the closing event of Palexpo Pop-Up. All exhibition pieces displayed during the week will be available for auction. This will be your chance to bid for unique international and national pieces of art and raise funds for FOA to continue campaigning for the freedom of Palestine.
Saturday 17th - Friday 23rd February 2018
Hoopoe House, E1 6LY, London
5 mins walk from Aldgtae East station (District, Hammersmith & city & Circle Line)
5 mins walk from Liverpool Street station (Central Line)