NETHERLANDS: VOICE4THOUGHT « PEOPLE IN MOTION » SECOND ANNUAL FESTIVAL
VOICE4THOUGTH is an artistic-academic project with inspiring voices from around the world. Theirs is strictly about power of change not a story of crisis and misery.The themes of the individuals behind the voices are thoroughly described and documented through innovative scientific methods,in which sharing this knowledge with the greater public in central.
The second annual festival edition Voice4Thought is back this years in Netherlands for the period of 21 to 25 of September 2016 with a lot of innovation.The theme retain for this year is » PEOPLE IN MOTION, many of the migrants liberties are clipped and they have to able by the political choices which are made about their lives, living in an in between state in which they can’t express themselves. By the giving resonance of the voices of refugees,asylum seekers, migrants and travellers,VAT want to create a platform for dialogue upon what mobility and migration mean in this days and age.
For five days,artists,scientists and journalists will collaborate to animate leiden with music,film,modern dance,visual arts,workshops,pannel discussions and debates.Refugee,migrants or travellers are « people in motion » ,they will create a voice to explain what it means to be « in motion » in our times.
For this occasion, African Studies Centre Leiden it the one which organise the academic discussion and the movie-night.Diverse international artists in co-production with the record Label Antilounge from the Hague are also in part for modern dance and concerts as far as to enjoying in music the festival.The unique view on the theme of the festival it will be given by Art exposition in the Kunstroute Leiden.You will also have the possibility to learn and interact in one of workshop,like the blog workshop and the workshop for high school students in collaboration with Leiden Global.
The festival invited many international artists in all over the world as a versatile artist phatal Ebode from Cameroon,A slamer artist Aziz Sisten’k from Mali,Didier from Chad ,Sattar Alsaadi from Iraq,Amee from Ivory Coast,artist Croquemort and the famous actual rapper Valsero from cameroon.
Valsero with his thought is one of the biggest pieces for the festival this years.Well Known with his music Political protest,mobilisation of the youth and then cinema in the art, Valsero will be taking part in many events this year with Voice4 Thought. Let’s go to Netherlands and enjoy with »PEOPLE IN MOTION« .