Gig for Gaza

Gig for Gaza, to support Twinning Edinburgh with Gaza, is a free evening of music, dance and cinema bringing together performers from Edinburgh and Palestine at the Ross Bandstand on 12th July.

Gig for Gaza

About Gig for Gaza

Gig for Gaza- to support Twinning Edinburgh with Gaza

A free evening of music, dance and cinema bringing together performers from Edinburgh and Palestine at the Ross Bandstand, Princes St Gardens, Friday 12th July 7-10pm

Performances by Samer Sa'adeh, Palestinian Debkeh dancer; Ayman Jarjour, Syrian Guitarist; Violet Leighton performing Woody Guthrie songs; Edinburgh 5-piece combo Stoned Holy Rollers; Leith 3-piece The Tango Rhums, The Celtic King does Elvis plus other performers. And award- winning film "Three Minute Warning" from Iqbal Mohammed of Dynamiq Films in Huddersfield about "roof-knocking" - what Israeli bombs mean to a Gaza family. Compered by Fran Whitton (aka Frankie Gallagher of "Stand" fame).

Featuring new work for auction by painters Alasdair Gray, Carole Gibbons and Douglas G McKechnie.

Organised by Kids not Suits to support Twinning Edinburgh with Gaza council petition and to raise funds for “Hear for Gaza” charity for deaf children and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

Free Entry but bring £ because there will be a bucket collection. There will be a live feed from the concert with a tag where to support and donate. More info at our website link above.

Edinburgh residents are invited to support the twinning proposal by signing the Council petition at www.tinyurl.com/gazatwinregister

Twinning will bring huge benefits to both Gaza and Edinburgh.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Gig for Gaza are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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