For the 6th consecutive year, the Annual World Refugee Festival takes place at Faneromeni Square in Nicosia, on Friday, June 14, from 6pm to 10pm. Organizers of the event are the Cyprus Refugee Council and the Aware Campaign, under the auspices of the Municipality of Nicosia and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Cyprus.
The festival sends the message of acceptance and solidarity with refugees, aiming to raise awareness of issues concerning the living conditions of refugees and asylum seekers in Cyprus.
The festival’s rich program includes music and dance, but also food. Traditional dishes from all over the world will be available as well as information stands of organizations dealing with issues of immigrants and refugees.
Participants: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Cyprus, Municipal Multipurpose Center of Nicosia, Hope For Children, Center of Social Innovation, Association of Recognized Refugees in Cyprus, SOS Children's Village, Cyprus Red Cross Society, KISA, Accept-LGBT Cyprus, Refugee Support Cener, The Oasis Project, miHub, Youth Board of Cyprus, Cardet, International Organization for Migration Cyprus, Cyprus Stop Trafficking, Synthesis-Center for Research and Education and Sistema Cyprus.
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