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Event: Welsh Somali Heritage Day

St Fagans National Museum of History
19 October 2019, 11am-4pm
Cost Free
Suitability All

Join us for a day of discussions and activities celebrating the Somali heritage of Wales.


11am – 12.20pm (Atrium)

Poetry, Kaman music and fashion show


1pm – 1.40pm (Lecture Theatre)

Panel discussion with members of the Delve Youth Group, moderated by Dr Idil Osman.

What does it mean to be a young Somali person living in Wales today?

Film screening of interviews with Somali seamen’s wives – produced by Umulkhayr Mohamed.


2pm– 2.40pm (Lecture Theatre)

Intergenerational Q&A with Somali elders and Museum Young Heritage Leaders. 

Short film looking at Welsh Somali history – produced by the Horn Development Association.


3pm– 3.30pm (Lecture Theatre)

Talk by Hamish Wilson (Degmo: The Centre for Rural Culture and Development).


3.40pm – 4pm (Lecture Theatre)

Closing remarks and poetry reading by Aly Goolyad.


In partnership with Hayaat Women Trust, and the Horn Development Association (HDA).

Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

For further information, please contact Nasir Adam: nasir.adam@museumwales.ac.uk

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