Right to Rap: Syria
Right to Rap
Background

RAPOLITICS has teamet up with the Danish Center for Culture and Development and Images Youth for a number of years. Last year, we welcomed raptivists from South-Sudan to Denmark. In 2015, we will together be highlighting issues of censorship and freedom og expression with the help of Syrian raptivists. Thus, we are glad to welcome Refugees of Rap back to Denmark this year. We have worked with them before and are exicted to continue the cooperation!

Project Info

Syrian rap group Refugees of Rap vsited Denmark in order to co-facilitated a series of rap workshops in schools and institutions all around the country with Danish RAPOLITICS-coaches! The purpose of the project was to adress issues of censorship and freedom of expression through a focus on rap music and a especial emphasis on the situation of Syrian artists and musicians. The workshops was conducted in September/October 2015, but the preparation was already undergoing with a visit from Refugess of Rap in January.

Documentation

Track with RoR, Yukka Shahin and Rune Rim
Photos from their visit Sept/Oct 2015 (on Facebook)
Portal for teaching material 2015
Event Hip Hop for Peace (Facebook)
Article and TV about Refugees of Rap (Danish)
Article about the whole project (Danish)
Article about workshops in Vejle (Danish)
Article about workshops in Horsens (Danish)
Article The Culture Caravane from Syria (Danish)
Article in GAFFA about Hip Hop for Peace (Danish)
Article Concert in Copenhagen Oct (Danish)
Article Our stance is our weapon (English)
Article Our stance is our weapon (Danish)

Project Title RAPOLITICS Right to Rap
In cooperation with Danish Center for Culture and Development
Timeframe January – October 2015
Responsible Pelle: pelle@rapolitics.org
Emil: emil@rapolitics.org