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Solidarity of Arts 2019
August 22 - August 25Free - PLN60
The theme of a piece of art catches the recipient’s attention and binds artists together. As creators, they’re opening a dialogue about our world’s problems: populism, nationalism, human rights abuse and much more. This year 11th edition of Solidarity of Arts Festival is all about courage – a key factor in artistic expression. On August 22-25th (Thursday-Sunday) whole event is going to take place in three buildings in Gdansk: ECS, 100cznia, and B90.
Symbolic hero of this festival edition is Oleg Sentsov – a Ukrainian film director, writer, documentarian, Euromaidan participant as well as a symbol of the fight for releasing political prisoners and solidarity. He was accused by Russia’s services of execution of terrorist attack and in trumped-up trial sentenced to 20 years in a Siberian labor camp and never pleaded guilty.
The schedule consists concerts, debates, film and video shows (Mr. Jones, Bird Talk, Gaamer, Act & Punishment) and other accompanying activities (handcrafting workshops, chillout zone at the table and Reminiscence – sound installation of Oleg Sentsov’s last will)
Ben Frost & MFO / Holly Herndon / Tangerine Dream
MARY KOMASA | FELICITA & ŚLĄSK DANCE ENSEMBLE: SOFT POWER | SIKSA | PUSSY RIOT
THE ROUND TABLE ORCHESTRA
SLEEP CONCERT / ROBERT RICH
NOT A WORD WITHOUT US
Tickets for Solidarity of arts
For most parts of the event apply for free admission however for film shows booking free passes is required. The exception is the first two concerts for which a ticket costs 60 zlotys. You can buy them on the festival’s website as well.
More about artists and the whole event you can find on the festival’s website.