Direct from Palestine! Shoruq Debka & Hip-hop US Tour

March 11, 2017 - April 01, 2017

Join the Middle East Children's Alliance & Shoruq Organization for stunning debka and hip-hop performances celebrating Palestine! Using original music and dance, these young people share the history and daily life of Palestinian refugees. "Shoruq" is Arabic for "Sunrise." Shoruq will be performing in five US states!

Watch a video about the debka dancers produced in Shoruq's media center! And then come see them perform in a city near you!

San Diego, California
Saturday, March 11, 7pm
Poway Performing Arts Center
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA 92064
Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets
Event sponsored by Karama and PAWA San Diego
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Orange County/Los Angeles, California
Sunday, March 12, 4pm
Downey Civic Theatre
8345 Firestone Blvd
Downey, CA 90241
Tickets available through theatre (Look for PAWA: International Women's Day event)
Event sponsored by Palestinian American Women's Association of Southern California
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Sacramento, California                       
Friday, March 17, 7pm
Benvenuti Performing Arts Center
4600 Blackrock Dr, Sacramento, CA
Tickets available through Eventbrite
Event sponsored by SacramentoBethlehem Sister City
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Oakland, California
Sunday, March 19, 4pm
Oakland Technical High School Auditorium
42nd Street @ Broadway
Tickets available through Eventbrite
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Atlanta, Georgia
Thursday, March 23, 7pm
Friends School
862 Columbia Drive
Decatur, GA 30030
Event sponsored by Presbytery of Greater Atlanta JHJIP Partnership
Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students
RSVP to Rev Fahed Abuakel by calling or texting 404-441-2702 or email

Youngstown, Ohio
Saturday, March 25, 7pm
St Anne Church
4310 Kirk Road
Youngstown, OH
Buy tickets online
Event sponsored by Arab American Community Center

Granville, Ohio
Sunday, March 26, 7pm
Swasey Chapel, Denison University 
200 Chapel Drive 
Granville, OH 43023
Free and open to the public
Event details

New Haven, Connecticut
Thursday, March 30, 7:30 PM
Engleman Hall, C112 at Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT 06515
Tickets available through Eventbrite
Event sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace New Haven, Southern Connecticut State University Women's Studies, and Tree of Life Educational Fund
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Hartford, Connecticut
Friday, March 31, 7 PM
The Artists Collective
1200 Albany Avenue, Hartford, CT 06112
Tickets available through Eventbrite
Event sponsored by Tree of Life Educational Fund and Jewish Voice for Peace New Haven
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Paterson, New Jersey
Saturday, April 1, 7pm
Dr. Hani Awadallah Elementary School
515 Marshall Street
Paterson, NJ 07503
Tickets available soon
Event sponsored by Palestinian American Community Center