Music and Reflection on the Balfour Declaration
Date(s) - 03/11/2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Celtic Sports Club Irvine
The following two events are being organised to mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration of November 2nd 1917. This was a letter from the British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Lord Rothschild – a leading member of the Jewish community which expressed support for the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.
The event is to raise awareness of the legacy of this declaration for present day Palestine.
The programme is as follows:
A number of Ayrshire based folk musicians will be performing at the concert.
A short film on the legacy of the Balfour Declaration .
There will also be a short speech from Wael Shawish – a well known Scottish based Palestinian activist.
Admission £5 waged and £3 unwaged pay at the door .
Funds raised will go to the charity Defence for Children International Palestine which works to protect the human rights of Palestinian children.
Please pass the word round about this event .
All welcome – pay at the door .
Make a note of it in their diary.
There will be an event on the implications of the Balfour Declaration in Glasgow and some other areas.