Heroes!

With just over 24 hours to go to Sweet Salone!, here’s the lineup for what will be the last VOXevent of this kind.

Sweet Salone: Voices from Sierra Leone, SATURDAY, 7pm, University Chaplaincy, Bristo Place, Edinburgh

Our heroes for the day, supporting our every-day heroes in Sierra Leone are:

Cynthia Gentle singing the story of Salieu Kargbo

Vanessa Ombura reading her poem about Romalieu Fatmata Barrie

Charlegne Rambanapasi reading Alusine Barrieā€™s poem about Freetown

Keith Kirkwood telling the story of Isatu Kamara

Steve Earl telling the story of Foday Tarrawallie

Susan Killean telling the story of Abass Kamara

With illustrations by Lara Salido, Josh Belleza, Christina Skounti, Julia Scheele, and Audrey Avel Yeo; an exhibition curated by Lou Davis, and drumming by the University of Edinburgh’s African DrumSoc – all supported by EducAid Country Director Miriam Sesay-Mason and Professor of Sociology (University of Central Lancashire) Tunde Zack-Williams

A VOXedinburgh/EducAid Sierra Leone event, and part of the University of Edinburgh’s Africa Week

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sweet-salone-from-educaid-and-voxedinburgh-tickets-38069809826 (tickets are also available at the door)

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