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Title: Ahna Refugjati (Theater program)
metadata.dc.contributor.corpauthor: Valletta 2018 Foundation
Authors: Azzopardi, Mario Philip
Farrugia, Antoine
Merrill Brown, Richard
Sammut, Mario
Keywords: Theater programs -- Malta -- Specimens
Valletta 2018 European Capital of Culture
Opera -- Malta -- 21st century
Azzopardi, Mario Philip, 1950- . Ahna Refugjati
Issue Date: 2018-08-31
Publisher: Valletta 2018 Foundation
Citation: Azzopardi M.P. (2018, August 31 & 2 September). Ahna refugjati by Mario Philip Azzopardi [Programme]. Malta, The Granaries, Floriana.
Abstract: After witnessing the ravages of war in their small Syrian village, Eleja, his wife Shari, and their three children aged 20, 18 and 10, attempt to flee their country in the hope of building a better life in Europe. But the journey proves anything but easy as a violent storm breaks out at sea, sinking the boat they find themselves on and drowning many migrants. This tragic event leads to other deaths, including that of Shari and Darit, the youngest daughter. Exhausted by the journey and grieving for the loss of their loved ones, Eleja, Hamid and Saja summon up the courage to keep forging a life in Europe, in spite of all the obstacles standing in their way. The story of Anna Refugjati is both topical and timeless; it is a story woven out of the most basic of human needs. On the one hand are the body's bare necessities. These are basic material resources such as food, water, shelter and medical care. Against the backdrop of a contemporary world that is constantly negotiating how practical material resou rces can be fairly distributed, the opera never loses sight of other vital needs that humanity cannot do without. Held at The Granaries in Floriana on the 31 August 2018 and 2 September 2018.
Description: Includes list of directors and list of characters, contents, short description of the opera, forewords by Jason Azzopardi, Mario Sammut, Richard Merrill Brown, Antoine Farrugia, and Mario Philip Azzopardi, biographies including Mario Sammut, Richard Merrill Brown, Mario Philip Azzopardi, Antoine Farrugia, Marc Cabourdin, Miriam Gauci, Hose Hernandez Pastor, Nico Darmanin, Clare Ghigo, Joseph Zammit, Ruth Sammut Casingena, Louis Andrew Cassar, Joseph Lia, Nadia Vella and Federica Falzon and a reception ticket. Also includes a ticket stub of 2nd September 2018 price €20. Also includes poster measuring size A5.
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