SPRING FUSION

PART OF OUR ONE WORLD FESTIVAL

Multi-faith storytelling, performance & craft. Watch it for FREE online.

Join us for the fifth online event in our One World Festival series, this time celebrating spring.

This event will be broadcast live on this page, and on our YouTube channel.

 

Deen Bandhu 
Chinta Kallie, founder member of Oxford Council of Faiths and Board member of the Oxford Hindu Temple and Community Centre Project, introduces and performs this bhajan - a hymn song of praise to the Supreme Creator.

This performance will be introduced by Gilberto Estrada Harris and Gillian Coates, One World Committee Members.
 

Shabad Kirtan
Rajinder Singh Sahota (main vocals and harmonium), Ranjit Singh Sahota (tabla) and Giani Sant Singh (vocals) perform Sikh devotional music.
  

Asylum Welcome: Poetry Performances
Eden Habtemichael, a journalist and poet from Eritrea and Hasan Bamyani, an Oxford-based poet from Afghanistan perform a selection of their poetry.
 

Passover Craft Activity 
Dalya Moss demonstrates how to make a Matzah basket for Passover, tells the Passover story, and explores a related object at the Ashmolean. 
 

Curator Talk: Bronze Age Brazier 
Dr Andrew Shapland, Sir Arthur Evans Curator of Bronze Age and Classical Greece, sheds light on this ancient brazier from Rhodes.
 

Oxford Concert Party: Object Soundscape and ‘Waving Hello’ Song
An Ashmolean inspired soundscape improvised by musicians Arne Richards and Isabel Knowland, followed by the ‘Waving Hello’ song featuring the Jericho singers.
 

Oxford Rumi Study Group: Arrival of Spring
The Oxford Rumi Study Group present a celebration of Spring through poetry, and music inspired by cultures and festivals across the world from India, through Central Asia to Iran and Turkey.