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Appeals Dobrota PBUK

Televised fundraiser

This Friday we will be making a fundraising appeal for PBUK and for the Dobrota charity as part of a broader appeal for many charities during Ramadan. If you have Sky, turn on Iqra TV (Sky channel 826) in the early evening to see the appeal and Chris Hunter, PBUK’s programmes co-ordinator, being interviewed, as […]

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Dobrota

Assisting Dobrota

We are pleased to share the news that we have been working alongside Dobrota, an NGO looking at ways to support women and families in Chechnya, especially those on low incomes in isolated areas.  Over the coming months we should have more news appearing, but in the meantime we have added a page to our […]

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Daimohk

Daimohk’s Dagestan Dance

As I type the young people from Daimohk will be making last minute preparations for tonight’s concert to mark their 10th Anniversary.  Many of you will have seen their performances on one of their many tours and marveled at their tremendous energy and spirit. So that no-one feels left out, here is a video of […]

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Daimohk

Daimohk’s 10th Anniversary!

Daimohk’s 10th anniversary concert will be held this evening in Grozny – our Programmes Co-ordinator Chris Hunter spoke with Ramzan Akhmadov the group’s leader yesterday, who was doing a dress rehearsal with the kids.

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Little Star

Little Star in Turkey

Little Star in Turkey The Little Star team of psychologists and support staff gathered in the Turkish Mediterranean town of Kiris, near Antalya from 14th to 22nd October together with Louis Greig (Honorary President) and Chris Hunter (Programmes Coordinator) from Peacebuilding UK, Janet Riley from Friends’ International Library, and interpreters Ismayil Khayredinov and John Coutts. […]

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Appeals Daimohk

CDs, DVDs and posters

Did you miss the Daimohk UK Tour this time around, or maybe you saw their breathtaking performances and can’t wait until next year for another fix?  We are pleased to announce that we have a selection of merchandise for sale.  All proceeds help cover the costs of the tour and enable the group to continue […]

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Daimohk

Your photos and film wanted!

We’ve been so lucky with getting some fantastic coverage of the 2009 Daimohk Tour – both in listings and in various articles in the press and on the BBC.  Thanks to all who covered it, and a special thanks to Nick for his photos and prints – hope you got some good shots on Monday! […]

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Daimohk

Thank yous – “Большое спасибо”

It’s with heavy hearts that we said goodbye to Daimohk yesterday morning.  It’s been such a busy time, and bringing them here is such a huge task, but despite that I think that we would have loved a few more days with the group!  Over 5,000 people came to the five performances and many more […]

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Daimohk

Sadler’s Wells

We’re currently sat in the Lilian Baylis studio preparing for tonight’s performance.  The kids are hard at work rehearsing, Ramzan is putting them through their paces, Aiza is making last minute adjustments to costumes and the girls are ironing out the creases.  The performance tonight is almost sold out, so we’re hoping for a full […]

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Daimohk

Daimohk Tour update

I’m going to be heading down to London tomorrow afternoon to meet with Daimohk but I’ve been getting some wonderful reports of their tour so far.  This latest update comes from our Programmes Co-ordinator, Chris Hunter who has done an immense amount of work to ensure that this tour took place. ‘Daimohk just did an […]