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The First Annual Hip Hop & Peacebuilding Festival is a reflection of a coalition of artists & peacemakers who have come together from the US, Africa & the Middle East to increase awareness of the pol…


The First Annual Hip Hop & Peacebuilding Festival is a reflection of a coalition of artists & peacemakers who have come together from the US, Africa & the Middle East to increase awareness of the political and social turmoil in much of the world and the role hip hop can play in empowering youth to obtain a future of peace.

April 16th-21st
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Wednesday April 16

Day Event: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Free)
(Housed in the Ronald Regan Building: Federal Triangle Metro)
Film Screening: "Diamonds in the Rough" A Ugandan Hip Hop Revolution. The film will be followed by Q & A with the film-maker and Ugandan Hip Hop Artists.

Night Event: Doors at 9:00 PM
DC 9 ($7)
(U St. Metro: 1940 9th St. NW)
Kick Off Showcase: "Global Connection Tour"
Featuring:
Babaluku (Uganda)
Rah-P (Tanzania)
Regime Change (Haiti)
Da–Negus (Haiti)
Toney Parka (DC)
Flex Mathews (DC)


Thursday April 17

Day Event: 9:00 am – 11:45 am
Institute for Conflict Analysis & Resolution Truland Building (Free)
(George Mason University Arlington Campus: Claredon Metro)
"Kenya Rap's for Peace": The Forming of the Kenyan Hip Hop Parliament
Join us for a video conference call with members of the Kenyan Hip Hop Parliament. We will be linking with Ghetto Radio in Narobi, speaking with artists first hand about the current conditions in Kenya and the Emanuele Laikipia Peace Declaration. Come learn about Kenya's current state of angst and insecurity and the artists' quest to stop the violence and rebuild communities.

Night Event: Doors at 8:00 pm
Bohemian Caverns (Free)
(U St. Metro: 2001 11th St. NW)
Sounds of the City: DC Hip Hop Showcase Featuring:
Kokayi
Bomani
Rosetta Stoned
Oddisee


Friday April 18

Day Event: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
United States Institute of Peace (Free)
(Farragut North & West Metro: 1200 17th St. NW)
Hip Hop in Violent Conflict
Panelists:
Kokayi - US State Dept. Goodwill Ambassador to Hip Hop
Babaluku - Ugandan Hip Hop Artist
Sabreena - Palestinian Hip Hop Artist
Marc Sommers PhD - Tufts University

Night Event: 6:00 pm- 11:00 pm
Atlas Theatre (Free)
(Shuttle from Union Station Metro: 1333 H. St. NE)
DC Hip Hop Summit: Transforming Local Communities
Recognizing and Visioning the power of Hip- Hop in Conflict Transformation
Round Table Discussions with community leaders, workers, educators and artists.
Featured Artists:
Guardian Dance Troupe
DC Poets
Emcee Freestyle Cipher (With DC & International Artists)


Saturday April 19

Day Event: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Atlas Theatre (Free)
(H St. Cooridor: 1333 H. St. NE)
Peacebuilding & Arts Workshop
Exploring how transformational art can facilitate conflict transformation
If you'd like to attend the workshop please contact: transformationalart@gmail.com ...space is limited
Hip Hop 2.0

Day Event: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Atlas Theatre (Free)
Panel Discussion exploring the role that new media, social networking sites and digital technology has had on the dissemination of hip-hop culture internationally.

Night Event: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlas Theatre (Free)
(Shuttle from Union Station Metro: 1333 H. St. NE)
Global Hip Hop / Global Citizenship SHOW
Featuring Artists from Senegal, Uganda, Tanzania, Hati, Palestine & DC


Monday April 21

Day Event: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
George Mason University: Johnson Center Cinema (Free)
(GMU: Fairfax Virginia Campus)
Film Screening: Democracy in Dakar followed by a panel with the filmmakers and Senegalese Artists
Performance: African Underground All-Stars

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