The Caravan Europe

Exciting news for The Caravan! We have just been awarded a grant by the European Cultural Foundation to help us launch The Caravan Europe. This grant will fund the research we need to carry out to find partners in France, Germany and Sweden to help us bring this project to life. The grant was awarded … Continue reading The Caravan Europe

Shrinking Cultural Space

Beirut DC Breaks the Silence Around the Discrimination Faced by Syrian Refugee Artists in Lebanon. Beirut DC documented the shrinking cultural space facing Syrians in Lebanon. Syrian artists and communities are being segregated from their Lebanese counterparts in the name of security through policies as curfews. Such discriminatory policies risk good relations between the two … Continue reading Shrinking Cultural Space

Goes to School in the Media

مشروع الكرفانة.. لنرجع عالمدرسة في بلدة زرعون Sky News Arabiaسوريون-ولبنانيون-يطلقون-مبادرة-الكرفانة Med Culture CYC | Children and Youth Center Zaman Al Wasl The Syrian Observer Drama Diversity Development

The Caravan Goes To School Press Release

BEIRUT, Lebanon – When the Caravan arrives, the children come running. For 40 minutes, they and their parents are entertained by a Lebanese and Syrian cast of clowns, musicians, actors and puppeteers who perform true stories about the importance of education. The project, “The Caravan Goes to School,” is an innovative street theater initiative to … Continue reading The Caravan Goes To School Press Release

About The Caravan Goes to School

The Caravan Goes Back to School puts the voices of Lebanese and Syrians on the stage of the street. Through a combination of audio autobiographical storytelling and physical theater on a- you guessed it- caravan- a magical 40 min street performance is woven together with the purpose to get Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian kids back to School. Six … Continue reading About The Caravan Goes to School

The Caravan Performances

أنهينا جولة الكرفانة في لبنان قدمنا 40 عرضاً في مختلف المناطق اللبنانية: في البقاع (2000 لبناني، 3700 سوري)، بيروت (700 لبناني، 150 سوري، 150 فلسطيني)، وفي الجنوب (300 لبناني، 100 سوري) خلال جولتنا، حدثت التفجيرات في البقاع فإضطررنا لإلغاء بعض العروضات بسبب الجو المتوتر وحظر التجوّل المفروض على اللاجئين في العديد من الضيع. ولكننا فرحنا … Continue reading The Caravan Performances

Press Conference and Tour Schedule On Tuesday June 14 2016, Beirut DC held a press conference to announce The Caravan project. The conference was attended by many media representatives who received an in depth preview of the project as well as the tour dates for The Caravan street performances. The tour will begin with the First group formed of Syrian … Continue reading Press Conference and Tour Schedule

The Caravan Project

We have been featured on Lands Of Exile blog.
We are very proud the be able to communicate the stories to the world. Read the full post below

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Le projet Caravane

Être victime d’une guerre, être forcé de se déplacer dans son pays ou de devenir réfugié dans un autre, c’est peut-être entreprendre le voyage d’un itinérant. Portés par leurs rencontres, ils traversent les villages, se reposent à l’ombre d’un arbre ou sous une tente. Ils marchent sur des sentiers sinueux. Ils ne comptent plus le nombre de fois qu’ils ont glissé, qu’ils ont vu leurs propres enfants tombés sans pouvoir les rattraper. La méfiance qu’ils ont croisée à l’orée d’un bois, la violence du feu qui les a pourchassés, la sécheresse des âmes qu’ils ont visitées, ces souvenirs se bousculent dans leur mémoire. Mais qui entendra un jour les récits dont ils sont porteurs ?

Après avoir travaillé dix années avec les réfugiés palestiniens et irakiens, le flot de réfugiés syriens au Liban a touché la directrice artistique du projet Caravane. Par ses expériences…

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Meet The (First) Cast

We began phase 3 (rehearsals) with an intensive 2-day workshop audition. The first day was pretty relentless: 3 hours of physical theatre games and exercises with a group of 30 young men (and one young woman!) in the heat of the Bekaa valley tent. On day 2 we showed up and our 30 actors had … Continue reading Meet The (First) Cast