Sabine Choucair’s signature is a red nose: As a clown she roams the streets of Beirut and ‘Sabouny’ brings a smile to children and adults alike. In Lebanon a good laugh is in great need, since daily life has become formed by an economic and political crisis, the Covid19-pandemic and the explosion in the Beirut harbour in August 2020.
Hello and welcome to Nahostcast – be it Fridays for Future in Lebanon, Backpacking in Saudi Arabia, renewable energies in Morocco or the Algerian festival „Raconte-Arts“ – there are a lot of exciting stories and discussions about the cultures, societies and politics of West Asia and North Africa waiting for you.
Stereotypes and prejudice are to be found at many corners in our social life – in the context of a pharmacy not less. Invited by the podcast PTA IN LOVE, Svenja took a little trip into pharmacy life and talked with moderator Nadine about intercultural communication and prejudice in pharmacies.
Through our winning of the FAIRWandler prize, Nahostcast became automatically nominated for Germany’s biggest Volunteering Award. From September 15th until October 27th, 2020, we were running in a public vote, in which everybody could cast their vote. In total, we received 499 votes and therefore reached place 53 out of 383 nominated projects. We can only say thanks to all the people voting for us!
The travel café Querido Mundo had invited us to talk about our Saudi Arabia trip. We accepted of course! It was a wonderful evening with many questions and hopefully also some answers. Thanks to everybody who joined and to Querido Mundo for the invitation and organisation!