24-6 Refugee Food Festival

Refugee Food Festival

Sunday, June 24, 12:00-22:00

About the festival: Refugee Food Festival ✱ Amsterdam ✱ 2018

Local restaurants in Amsterdam open their kitchen to refugee chefs for unique culinary experiences. For dinners or lunches, the guest chefs will prepare the very best of their country of origin.

12:00 – 22:00 • DJ set by Coen Bavinck
12:00 – 22:00 • Art exhibition by Firas Kaloussiyh
12:00 – 16:00 • Syrian mezze lunch by Fadi Haddad
13:00 – 14:00 and 14:00 – 15:00 • Syrian desserts workshop by Yamen Makhzoum (English & Dutch) (suggested donation 5€)
13:00 – 16:00 • Upcycling denim & jewelry workshop by Pixelpolly Amsterdam (suggested donation 5€)
17:00 – 22:00 • Sauna by de Saunakaravaan
18:00 – 22:00 • Syrian dinner by Mohammed Haj Kasem



The Refugee Food Festival is a citizens’ initiative created by the Food Sweet Food association and co-organized with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.


Contact Amsterdam: amsterdam@refugeefoodfestival.com



Tell the world you stand #WithRefugees and sign our petition: www.WithRefugees.org

CHANGE THE WAY PEOPLE MAY PERCEIVE REFUGEES. By creating encounters and highlighting the culinary talent and heritage of refugee chefs.
FOSTER THE PROFESSIONAL INTEGRATION OF REFUGEE CHEFS. Thanks to a community of committed restaurant owners and citizens.
BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER. Around the dinner table, which is a universal meeting place.



On the occasion of World Refugee Day commemorated on 20 June, 14 cities in the world are joining forces: Amsterdam, Athens, Bologna, Bordeaux, Brussels, Cape Town, Lille, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, New York, Paris, San Francisco, and Strasbourg.

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