Eastern Sunshine is a Cultural Exchange Program designed to enable divers community group to build social cohesion and community relation through preventative initiatives that address the root causes of social disharmony and racial, ethnic and religious intolerance. Prior to the main events in 2020 ESF will be holding a major Cultural Exchange workshop programs such as traditional East African drumming, percussion, singing, dancing, design and make musical instrument and costumes from recycled materials and face painting. The workshop programme is for everyone at selected venues across South London. The program aims to achieve the following objectives by: • Empowering people through active participation in art and cultural activities • Increasing intercultural, inter-community and interreligious interaction, engagement and understanding, • Supporting diverse groups, such as different cultural, religious and social groups, to develop relationships with one another and deliver initiat
What we'll deliver:
Why it's a great idea:
Eastern Sunshine Festival will be one of the few places where ordinary citizens can take a step—looking at different culture and share stories. Stories that, moves divers community closer to the ideals of social justice, transcending differences and divides that keep them from rising to be their best selves. The Launch Party will be supported by a series of outdoor activities that includes discussions, children workshop, East African traditional food and business fair. Eastern Sunshine Festival is dedicated to each and every multi-cultural community to live side by side in peace and harmony.
Steps to get it done:
“Eastern Sunshine Festival” will be a platform where disadvantaged and undiscovered British and East African artist come together on stage to express themselves and preparing them to champion for their rights so that they can serve their community by placing their physical and intellectual abilities towards self-development and social integration.
About the space
London Borough of Lambeth