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Refugee World Cup, Family Fun Day and Refugee Cultural celebration on Saturday 23 June 2018

25 May 2018 - 10:45 by michelle.foster

You are invited to participate in the Refugee World Cup, Family Fun Day and Refugee Cultural celebration on Saturday 23 June 2018, at Albert Park, Grecian Street, M7 1JF. The event is part of the Refugee Week celebration. Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural, sport and educational activities and events that celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK and to create better understanding between different communities and to encourage successful integration enabling refugees to live in safety and to continue making a valuable contribution to the UK. This year marks 20 years of celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees.

All refugee communities and local teams from across Greater Manchester are welcome. The tournament is 7-a-side and teams can register a maximum of 10 players.

The tournament will take part between 9.45am and 4pm. All teams must register before Saturday 16 June 2018 to guarantee their place in the tournament. It is very important that you arrive on time as teams who arrive after 10am will not be allowed to participate.

The tournament, Family Fun Day and Refugee cultural celebration has been organised by Manchester Refugee Support Network in partnership with Red Cross, Refugee Action, Rainbow Heaven, Revive, Manchester FA, Manchester City Council, University of Manchester and Art reach

The tournament will have two competitions so there will be more opportunities to play on the day. There will be a Refugee World Cup and a Refugee World Cup Shield. There will also be a ‘Fair Play Team Trophy’ and individual awards player of the tournament trophy.

The Family Fun day and refugee cultural celebration will have, music, food, bouncing castle, cricket session, ultimate Frisbee, football cage, face painting, henna and other activities. Come along and join the fun.

For further information, contact Belay Kahsay on 0161 868 0777 / 0798 341 5291 or email: belay@mrsn.org.uk

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