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  • LitFest After Hours: First Night

    The Festival doesn’t stop once the sun goes down. LitFest After Hours will enliven your senses with a feast of performances, activities and experiences. Who knows what you mind find.

    Throughout Litfest After Hours, be sure not to miss the following experiences:

    Artist Souq | Lets celebrate and support local creatives together! The Artist Souq is a vibrant community space featuring  artists offering a variety of handmade creations for sale, including original artwork, prints, crafts, clothing, comics, and more.

    Bootleg Griot | A project by Ose Ekore and Fawaz Abdulazeez, Bootleg Griot is a concept public library featuring a carefully curated collection of literature and other forms of print media. It reimagines the dynamics, format, and function of a modern public library. The goal is to foster an inclusive space where individuals can come together to share stories, knowledge and ideas through contemplation, reading and engagement with others.

    SuperHeated Neurons | Led by a passionate and dedicated team in Dubai and Beirut, SuperHeated Neurons are committed to enriching the world with games, specialising in creating valuable experiences that bring people together. They have earned the trust of top publishers worldwide to bring localised Arabic and English games to the Arab world. With over 300 titles under their belt, their games are suitable for everyone, from beginners, casual gamers to more advanced hobbyists.

    We’re kicking off our first night with discussions about the latest in the UAE comics scene and a showcase a selection of Emirati short films, and mind-bending performances from 8th-generation Sarangi artist Nabeel Khan and fusion pop duo WYWY.



Price   40.00AED

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