Read all about the recent Many Cultures Make Glasgow event hosted by Glasgow Community Planning Partnership in this lovely article by MazeMag. The article features a short film that highlights the purpose of the event and all the great performances that took place that day including our Joyous Choir and the MIN & AlbScott Dancers.
Read the full article here – Refugee Men living in Scotland call for an end to domestic abuse of women
MIN and Unity In The Community were mentioned in The Guardian on Monday 3rd August – the article highlights positive stories from people taking action across the world to help refugees, balancing out the hysteria of the tabloids, challenging negative stereotypes, and recognising everyone as human beings with a right to freedom, peace, and human rights.
‘In the Maryhill area of Glasgow, a part of the city that still receives many asylum seekers, Remzije Sherifi runs the Maryhill Integration Network where people from around the world come together in award winning dance and music projects.
“We have established great links between new arrivals and local people. This grows organically from the heart if people can understand why someone would have to flee their country. It’s still hard, there are still people struggling, but there are always doors open”‘
Read the full article here – Give me your tired, your poor…the Europeans embracing migrants.
BBC Alba are currently repeating the ‘Dannsa/Scotland is Dancing’ series featuring mIN’s Music & Theatre Production group. The episode all about mIN’s group is available on BBC iPlayer via the link below:
mIN’s Writers with Future group have been working together with Pilton Women Supporting Women project from Edinburgh creating a booklet and films of their experiences and this featured on STV News on Thursday 13th June 2013.