Get ready for an exhilarating journey into the world of word art in all its magnificent forms! Slam Aleikum is a vibrant and inclusive platform that celebrates Spoken Word, Slam Poetry, Storytelling, Comedy, and Rap. Brace yourself for an unforgettable evening filled with thought-provoking performances.
Our esteemed lineup of professional word artists fearlessly confronts societal issues from their unique perspectives, inviting us to explore the depths of our own vulnerabilities. With the charismatic Hind Eljadid as our host keeping the beats flowing, prepare to be captivated by the seamless fusion of words and melodies.
But that's not all – Slam Aleikum is a visual feast too! VJ Hamza Abu Ayyash takes us on a mesmerizing journey through kalligraffiti projections, live from Amman, adding another layer of artistic brilliance to the experience. And for our friends in the deaf community, the talented Kristien Desmettre, an expert in artistic sign language, will bring the words to life through her expressive interpretation.
But the magic doesn't stop there. The stage is open to everyone during our thrilling Open Mic session. Step into the spotlight and share your voice with the world! Sign up for the Open Mic on the night itself, and who knows, you could be the next sensation to grace our stage.
Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable night of creativity, connection, and pure artistic expression. Slam Aleikum is where the power of words unites us all.
20:00 Hind Eljadid . opening
20:05 Michiko Lii . spoken word (tbc)
20:20 ARA . storytelling
20:35 Majd Khalifeh . comedy
20:50 Nour & 5Amaseen . rap
21:05 Thawra . slam poetry/rap
21:25 Mert . rap
21:35 Ztarting lineup . rap/band
21:55 25 min. break
22:20 Open Mic
Slam Aleikum is a concept by Voem vzw & Hind Eljadid, in collaboration with De Centrale, Vermeylenfonds & Victoria Deluxe and with the support of the City of Ghent (Culture.Gent)
thursday 15 june 2023
doors 7:30 pm
Tahsin Hasoğlu Stand-Up (Turkish-Language Theater)