Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Nordic Fire

 Hi dear Tupilak supporters and friends!
The coming festival is just around the corner! We hope to see you the coming weekend. 

Warm regards
Zafire Vrba

Here is the updated program:

NORDIC FIRE  on Eastern European Rainbow Barricades     

-- a mini-festival between Prides          on LGBT rights, identity & culture
Stockholm, November 25-27, 2011
          Free entrance!                                                                                                                                                       
Special guests, Seminars,  Discussions, Art, Photography, Films, Performances,   
       Award ceremonies                                                                                                                                                                                                     
An event organized by: 
TUPILAK (Nordic rainbow cultural workers)/  ROHS (Swedish National Organization for LGBT Solidarity)
FRIDAY, November 25 
12.00   LGBT discussions at Civil Rights Defenders (Note: limited space!)  
(Stora Nygatan 26  T-bana Gamla Stan)  
                   Peter Öholm –  CRD work with LGBT organizations      
                     Lena Shevchenko – Insight – Kiev   
  Ulrika Westerlund – RFSL's international work 
             Jussi Jääskeläinen (Finland): Bucharest Pride       
Tamás Lovas – Rainbows in Budapest            
               Bill Schiller - Tupilak/ILGCN in Eastern Europe    
                         Salute to "UN day against violence  against women"
   Tupilak "2011 Bifrost" – Barbro Westerholm, Liberal parliamentarian 
Polish Institute-Stockholm -- ILGCN "Rainbow Iceberg" Award 
16.00-18.00        Discussions at Bio Rio (Salong 4) NEW LOCATION!!
                                   (Hornstulls Strand 13    T-bana Hornstull)
                                Dmitri Plax -- Rainbows in Belarus
            Lena Shevchenko -- Insight's cultural work – Kiev   
                  Jussi Jääskeläinen (Finland) -- Bucharest Pride
          Tamás Lovas – Rainbows in Budapest            
Bill Schiller -- Tupilak/ILGCN in Eastern Europe                            
Films:  "Visby: 1st Nordic LGBT Monument"                          
              "Tupilak in Kiev" – Willi Reichhold             
            Performances: Continuo Trio - ILGCN ambassadors - Budapest                                       
                               Mad Monk – readings from the Humanist Bible
Rainbow CD Music: Nordic region, Eastern Europe                                                                      
Publications:  "Ars Homo Erotica" (National Art Gallery - Warsaw),             
         "Pride Art:  Gay Art from Poland"  – Pavel Leskowicz                               
                                              "Queer Warsaw" - anthology
                       SATURDAY , November 26  
  Study visits including POSITHIVAGRUPPEN with Ola Ståhle     
 (Tjurbergsgatan 29 T-ban Skanstull) 
Evening performance of Continue Trio - Budapest  20.00  at Posithivagruppen     
                                                                       SUNDAY, November 27    17.00-20.00  
                        Discussions, performances, films  at:    Hallongrottan   
                                                                 Bergsundsgatan 25 (T-bana Hornstull)
Sabina Carlsson – UN WomenLena Shevchenko -- Insight – Kiev   
     Tamás Lovas – Rainbows in Budapest            
                                              Kjell Rindar – Rainbows in Latvia     
                          Bill Schiller -- Tupilak/ILGCN in Eastern Europe                           
Films:  "Visby: 1st Nordic LGBT Monument"    "Tupilak in Kiev"
                              – Willi Reichhold   
  MUSIK by Continuo (Classic & Folk) Trio - ILGCN cultural ambassadors,  Budapest          
Rainbow CD Music: from the Nordic region, Eastern Europe                                                                      
Tupilak & ILGCN Art & Photos from Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Czeck Republic, Poland, Hungary, Romania
Next 'Nordic Fire on Eastern European Rainbow Barricades' Festival 
 Stockholm, Spring 2012    
 NORDIC FIRE Festival Participants/Supporters/Contributors:

Hallongrottan              Nordic Rainbow Humanists  
Nordic Rainbow Council
   Bio Rio   Civil Rights Defenders    Insight -Kiev      RFSL     POSITHIVAGRUPPEN                  
TUPILAK (Nordic rainbow cultural workers)       
ILGCN (International Lesbian & Gay Cultural Network)                                   ROHS (Swedish National Organization for LGBT Solidarity)
                      Nordic-Baltic-Polish-Russian-Belarus-Network            MOONBOW Festivals      Kungliga Musikhögskola (Royal College of Music) 
 Noble Travel                                                  
 Tupilak & ILGCN Travelling Art & Photo Exhibit