EVENT14.07.2022 / 7.15pm7.45pm

Germa Adan


Germa Adan is a Haitian musician, composer and singer songwriter. Social consciousness is at the heart of her storytelling, exploring themes of the past and the modern day. Adan’s recent compositions are influenced by Haitian, American and British folk, as well as her classical training. In her solo performances, Adan creates a tapestry of vocal and string harmonies inspired by her journey between Les Cayes, where she was born, and Birmingham, where she currently resides. This event is presented by Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham (CSB).  

Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham (CSB) is a diverse music and arts organisation with a mission to support, promote and develop artists from refugee and migrant backgrounds. 2022 is the 20th Anniversary of CSB and Refugee Week Festival in Birmingham. To mark the occasion a year-long programme, We Are Birmingham 2022, showcases 20 years of diversity and culture in Birmingham’s music and arts scene. 

Supported by Birmingham Cathedral.

This concert is preceded by a free talk between artist Hew Locke and Dr Gus-Casely Hayford, Director of V&A East, who discuss Locke’s new public artwork Foreign Exchange (2022).

This event is part of The Migrant Festival 2022 and Ikon’s Arrivals programme for Summer 2022, concerned with the international movement of people and ideas and organised to coincide with the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Event Details

Free, suggested donation £5

Wheelchair accessible

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Birmingham Cathedral

Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2QB

Image Credits
1. Germa Adan. Photo: Stephen Kopec

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