Author archive for Uma
By Uma on January 23, 2018The New Carnival Company, based down south in the Isle of Wight, is playing host this month to a project which could change the face of integrated and disability-led carnival in the UK. This scheme has prompted two other professional carnival organisations, Emergency Exit Arts from London and ourselves “Brouhaha International” to send their creative teams down to the Island […]
By Uma on January 17, 2018Youth unemployment is one of the most significant challenges within the European Union. Having a large unemployed youth population immediately affects different social and economic fields. The neighbourhoods we are focusing on (the Nieuw West of Amsterdam and Toxteth in Liverpool) are multi cultural areas within each city, with multiple social and economical challenges. Both cities have large numbers of […]
By Uma on January 16, 2018Brouhaha International is pleased to inform you that once again we have been successful in our application to the European Commission’s ‘Capacity Building in the Field of Youth’. Thanks to the Executive Agency we will receive €110,000 to deliver a number of residencies: We have UK based artists going out on two month residencies to our various partners in: Port […]
By Uma on January 8, 2018We are pleased to announce the dates for our 2018 Carnival. Which is 7th July 2018. The route is to be confirmed but we are returning to our usual street parade. So come join us for the festive fun at Liverpool International Carnival. We have artist from USA, South Africa, Zambia, Jamaica, Brasil, Cuba, Trinidad and more to be confirmed.
By Uma on January 4, 2018Make sure you tune into E4s Don’t Tell The Bride on Wed 10th January at 9pm. Episode 15 – Daniel & Sabrina Laid-back Daniel fancies a Caribbean street parade for his nuptials, while Sabrina dreams of a more traditional event. Will their big day be carnage or carnival? Early in 2017, Brouhaha had the opportunity to film with Don’t Tell […]
By Uma on November 28, 2017We took some of our Traditional Mas costumes out to Granby Street market and we did a spoken word performance. Featuring Jab Jab, Bookman, Midnight Robber and Dame Lorraine. The performance was taken into two different schools in Liverpool to educate the children of today about the traditions of carnival from the past.
By Uma on October 3, 2017In a year celebrating 50 years of some classic albums there is no better way to celebrate the achievement of the #NGS poet mentors and the culmination of a a great international partnership. Today we launch the NGS onlin Anthology. From Johannesburg to Leuven, from Liverpool to San Fransisco and Rotterdam. The Next Generation is here to speak through poems and stories.
By Uma on September 18, 2017Brouhaha International is pleased to announce a new project ‘Understanding and Collecting Carnival Heritage and Traditions’ with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. This funding will see us working with local families, schools and community groups, to research the heritage of traditional Caribbean Carnival characters such as, Blue Devil, Book Man, Dame Lorraine and Midnight Robber. We will get four […]
By Uma on September 18, 2017‘A Tale of Two Cities’ (Liverpool and Amsterdam). The project focuses on address youth unemployment through artistic activities researching and developing new sustainable methods and tools for soft skill learning through the arts, that has an impact on young people on the labour market (Sept 2017 – Dec 2018).
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