"Palestine Remains My Melody": Marwan Abado fundraising concerts

14 May 2010

14 May 2010

Marwan AbadoIn May 1950, UNRWA started its operations in the Middle East. To commemorate this 60th anniversary, Marwan Abado, an Austro-Palestinian artist and refugee, is holding five concerts to fundraise for UNRWA, starting this Sunday, 16 May, in Amman.
 
16 May 2010 - Amman
Hussein Culture Centre under the patronage of H.E The President of the Senate Mr Taher Elmasry, 8pm

Tickets: Al Balad Theatre
Tel:(+962 6) 4652005
‪Fax:(+962 6) 4652015
‪Email: info@al-balad.org
‪PO Box: 7990 Amman 11118 – Jordan

Café Moka and Music Box are also selling tickets

Prices: 5 JD/10 JD /20 JD

18 May 2010 - Damascus
Opera House under the patronage of H.E First Lady Mrs Asma Alassad, 8pm

Tickets are sold exclusively at Dar Al-Assad‘ box office from Sunday to Thursday, 9:30-3pm; 4-9pm

Prices: 200 SYP/400 SYP/1.000 SYP

19 May – Aleppo
Moudiriat Althakafa, 9pm

Tickets: Moudiriat Althakafa, Aleppo

Prices:  200 SYP/400 SYP/1.000 SYP

21 May – Saida
Rafiq Hariri High School under the patronage of H.E. Prime Minister Mr Saad Hariri, 8:30pm

Tickets: Al-Ittihad Bookshop Saida, Main road

Tel:(+961 7) 720251; (+961 7)-722430

Prices: 10.000 LBP/20.000 LBP/30.000 LBP

22 May – Beirut
UNESCO Palace under the patronage of H.E. Prime Minister Mr Saad Hariri, 8:30pm

Tickets: Virgin Megastore Branches
Downtown (+961 1) 999666 / ABC Ashrafieh (+961 1) 217810 / CITYMALL Dora (+961 1) 887190 / Beirut International Airport +(961 1) 629207 / FAQRA Station (+961 70) 967927

Prices: 10.000 LBP/20.000 LBP/30.000 LBP

In 2005, Marwan Abado was named musician of the year in the category “World and Folk” in Austria. In 2006 his Album “KABILA” was selected the best album of the year in the same category.

Marwan Abado was awarded the Austrian Federal Medal for intercultural dialogue in November 2008.

The income from the ticket sales will be donated to UNRWA in support of education projects. UNRWA runs close to 700 schools in the Middle East and nearly 500,000 children attend classes.

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US$ 149 PROVIDES A FAMILY WITH MATTRESSES, BLANKETS & A SLEEPING MAT