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Clown Plays with Children in Lebanon

Lebanon 2017

Over 1.1 million Syrian refugees are registered in Lebanon. Not only does Lebanon host more Syrian refugees than any other country, it also hosts over tens of thousands of other crisis émigrés from other countries, including Iraq, Sudan, Ethiopia, and neighboring Palestine. As a result, the economic and social implications have been profound for both […]

Turkey July 2017

From July 23-August 1, 2017, Clowns Without Borders USA is thrilled to return to Turkey for our fourth collaboration with Turkish artististic group led by Guray Dinkol. Representing CWB-USA will be Gabi Winters (Brazil), and Erwan Gronier (France). Gabi and Erwan will kick off the project by leading a day of capacity building workshops for […]

Turkey July 2016

Project Turkey, July 2016: Refugees In Turkey   ***Special Update from Clowns Without Borders *** As a result of the Turkey coup attempt on July 15, 2016, the two United States based artists did not join the project in Turkey. Due to the lack of information about the state of Turkey combined with concerns for […]

Turkey December 2015

From November 30 to December 7, 2015, Clowns Without Borders USA is teaming up with a Secret Philanthropist/Anonymous Donor to host a very special 7 day performing tour for the refugees (Syrian and other) and migrants currently housed in Turkish refugee camps. Over 1 million Syrians have taken refugee in Turkey since the outbreak of […]

Turkey July 2015

At the end of July CWB-USA is excited to announce a program in Turkey! During our two week program, two CWB-USA artists will be collaborating with local Turkish clowns and performing artists to create performances within Syrian refugee communities and their local host communities.

Lebanon December 2014

CWB-USA returns to partner with NGO’s in Lebanon…

Lebanon May/June 2014: Syrian Refugees

More than one million refugees have flooded into Lebanon in the past three years. And new refugees keep coming as the conflict, which by some estimates has left more than 150,000 people dead, grinds into its fourth year. Clowns Without Borders partnered with Layan organization to share laughter with Syrian refugees in Lebanon . An international team of 4 artists performed and gave workshops in the Bekaa valley, North and in Beirut from May 31-June 14.

Palestine 2013

After spending four months in Palestine at the beginning of this year working at The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp, Sayda Trujillo will be returning with two CWB performers including David Lichtenstein. They will travel in the West Bank for two weeks performing in Area C communities for hundreds of children, youths and adults in Jenin district, Jordan Valley and South Hebron Hills. They will be hosted by The Freedom Theatre, Jordan Valley Solidarity and by community leaders in the South Hebron Hills.