Migrants

Leaping the Atlantic: from Latin America to Madrid
Migrants Multiculture

Leaping the Atlantic: from Latin America to Madrid

The gentle hum of the underground can be felt beneath the steady foot-traffic and a selection of local owned business and shops are interspersed with off-white apartment blocks and tobacconists. Brendan Timmons It is, unmistakably, Madrid. Yet, a Dominican flag is displayed ostentatiously in the hairdresser’s window, the local bakery […]

The ‘Cry of pain’ is now of happiness
Migrants Multiculture

The ‘Cry of pain’ is now of happiness

Thursday 15th September: A party organised by Mexicans is looking to place The Independence Day of Mexico on top of everything in London. Ramón Lafée You don’t have to be far from the country to celebrate Independence Day like you’re at home.  Demonstrating this is the ‘Mexican Party of Independence’ […]

Exile and migration
Migrants Multiculture

Exile and migration

The first Platforma Festival begins on 28th November celebrating artistic work by and about refugees, including a call for new talented artists from all around the county to take part in ‘Counterpoint’ a multidisciplinary event and exhibition. Emanuela Muzzi Displacement, exile, migration. Three key words that are the themes for […]