The Shubbak Festival Trailer is Here and it is Glorious

Published June 1st, 2017 - 11:51 GMT
Tarek Yamani—founder of the Beirut Speaks Jazz festival—will be performing with the Tarek Yamani Trio. (Shubbak Festival)
Tarek Yamani—founder of the Beirut Speaks Jazz festival—will be performing with the Tarek Yamani Trio. (Shubbak Festival)

It's that exciting time of (every other) year: the biannual Shubbak Festival is returning to London!

The Shubbak Festival—self-described as a “window on contemporary Arabic culture”—will be starting in exactly one month, on July 1st. The festival brings performers, speakers, artists, and musicians from across the Arab world.

To celebrate, Shubbak has released a preview of the this year's remarkable talent. Check the trailer out: 

130 artists from 18 different countries at no fewer than 70 events performing at 40 venues in the city. This year festivities look like they might live up to the hype.

The Shubbak Festival will be running from July 1st through July 16th. Check-out the festival programme here. Tickets are available here

Those of us outside of London wish we were with you, Shubbak.


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