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FUNDRAISER FOR GAZA with Eefje de Visser, Sylvie Kreusch, Lara Chedraoui, Hind Eljadid, Johan Heldenbergh, Serdi, Hanin Wishah, Charlotte Vandermeersch, Binti & Flip Kowlier,…


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On December 2, city theatre NTGent is organising a fundraiser to benefit Oxfam Belgium's Gaza Emergency Fund.


'pay what you can' from 20 to 100 euros

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Those who cannot attend but would like to support the Emergency Fund can buy a deferred Enchanté ticket. This allows someone who is struggling financially to attend the benefit for free. Mail to

Back in 1977, the United Nations General Assembly declared 29 November as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people. Around that date, Ghent's cultural scene organises activities and actions to support the suffering people in Palestine. City theatre NTGent joins in with a benefit in the Schouwburg on Ghent's Sint-Baafsplein on Saturday 2 December.

The programme features music and spoken word by artists Eefje de VisserSylvie Kreusch, Serdi, Charlotte Vandermeersch, Yamen Martini and his band Ashtabiez, Flip Kowlier and Binti, Hanin Wishah, Johan Heldenberg, Lara Chedraoui, Lien Wildemeersch, Bani Adam, Arne De Tremerie, Hind Eljadid, Jesse Vandamme,... The band of Senne Guns (known from the tv-show Amaizegwauw) will accompany the musicians. Hamza Abu Ayyash will perform a digital Calligraffiti project live from Jordan and poetry by Fatena Al-Ghorra is read in a Dutch translation by Nisrine Mbarki.

During the benefit, the non-profit design label Disarming Design sells artworks created by Palestinian artists, aiming to raise awareness about the oppression these artists endure.

After the fundraiser, you can visit the NTGent Foyer (first floor) and the NTGent café (ground floor) for snacks and drinks. The Amber Haddad Quintet plays Arabic jazz. In the same Foyer, between 3pm and 8pm and after the benefit, you can join in embroidering the names of Palestinian victims on a big canvas.

All proceeds from ticket sales of the benefit go entirely to Oxfam Belgium's Gaza Emergency Fund. The same applies to the proceeds from the café that evening.


NTGent is just one of the many Ghent cultural organisations working for the people in Gaza. An overview of all activities can be found on the Facebook page of the Gents Kunstenoverleg. 

✔ On 13 November, there will be a benefit at De Centrale.
✔ On 30 November, KASK Cinema is organising a screening of 'The Dupes'. 
✔ From 15 to 29 November, the bar of hall Arca in Ghent will be a 'healing & hearing space', a place for meetings and exchanges between Palestinian artists, cultural workers and students, and other communities in Ghent.

Until it holds from the inside With closed eyes, you can see whomever you’d like Only humans can fantasise Beyond madness, tenderness awaits There's all that future, still