Humble The Poet
Spoken word artist & influencer
"This festival specifically ensures that people have a voice. It's really important to have underrepresented voices be given a platform to share their stories. We need more events that build bridges, instead of causing divides, and I think that this festival is that.
"I find this platform very important in terms of bringing people together. People of all backgrounds, introduced to each other through the power of words, through the power of stories and art..."
Indian politician & author
"I’ve heard about the festival for a number of years now and I’ve heard about the quality of the people that participate in it so I’m quite happy to be here and be part of this fantastic and thrilling festival."
“So much resonates in this discussion... This is why it’s so key to have more diverse stories told and why events like this are so important.”
'A DAY OF CELEBRATING WOMEN'
“It was inspiring listening to The Skills by the incredible Mishal Husain...What an incredible role model for my daughter to aspire and look up to... Thank you!”
'AND THEN GOD CREATED THE MIDDLE EAST...'
“It was great fun and a much-needed boost at a time when, honestly, sometimes you just feel like giving up. Thanks. And please keep going!”