Conference - Syria: Renewal, Creativity and Resilience

Public conference

How can arts and culture contribute to the desired positive change in Syria ? to equity? to achieving justice? to the aspired freedoms and to Dignity? and how can we as a Syrian Cultural community work to embrace a new cultural narrative that stimulates a new economic interest in Syria based on the richness and diversity of its people’s cultures, and on its creative industries and powers 

The Syrian cultural think tank who met in the morning will share their views on these issues discussed in the closed session with  public in Brussels 

Three round tables 

17:00 - 18:00 
Moderators : David Codling
Pilar leaders & speakers: Bassel Kaghadou, Samira Moubayed, Edward Hanna, Brigitte Herremans

Moderator : Tarek Abou El Fetouh
Pillar leaders & speakers: Yassin Haj Saleh, Ziad Majed, Mohammad Attar, Paul du Jardin

19:00 to 19:15 break 

19:15 - 20:00 Screening of Ossama Mohammad “Step by Step : Khutwa Khutwa" ( 22minutes) 
Film discussion during the session
with Director Oussama Mohammad 

20:00 - 20:45 Moderator : Dan Gorman
Basma AlHussayni , Khaled Barakeh, Sana Yazji
21:00 Abu Gabi ‘Hijaz Harb”