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The Art and Society Festival Happy City 2018, Warsaw, Poland

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Powszechny Theatre dedicates the third edition of the Happy City festival to themes such as migration, humanitarian crisis, intolerance towards refugees and growing nationalism, as these are some of the important issues that European societies currently face.

During 'The Art and Society Festival Happy City 2018' (20th June - 1st July 2018), co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, performances developed and produced under the umbrella of Atlas of Transitions will be presented to the public. Among them, there are 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'The Animals', which explore identity matters and misunderstandings, fears and prejudices related to migration and the representation of 'the other'. Such an investigation has been the main goal of the creative activities and intercultural workshops conducted at and by Powszechny Theatre in Warsaw as well as at the Targówek refugee centre in the last few months.

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