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Baqa' for Culture and Arts Association

National Network: 
Al Ba'ounia Street - Alweibdeh
Amman Jordan 9620
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Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
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General Information: 

 Baqa’ is a non-profit organization that has been established by a group of Jordanian Artists who – are dedicated to improving the life situation of people with fewer opportunities. The organization is a voluntary-based one. The general assembly consists of 10 members who elected 7 individuals to manage the whole organization and its programs. The main sources of funding are membership fees, donations and sponsorships from private and public institutions. The association is targeting the marginalized areas in Jordan through different projects and activities such as; festivals, workshops, capacity building programs and cultural exchanging events. It is worth mentioning that Baqa’s main interventions are based on painting, storytelling, theatre and music. Baqa’ Association has different local and international partners. These partners are Yes Theatre (Palestine), Abed Al Hamid Shoman (Jordan), the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, and Kuwaiti Fine Arts Association.

Mission and Objectives: 

Baqa' is working to contribute effectively to the development of a free, liberal and pluralistic Jordanian society through improving the life skills of people with fewer opportunities. 

Main Projects / Activities: 

Amman Arabia Festival: an international gathering of artists in different fields.  

.Panorama: a group of workshops based on painting, music, theatre and storytelling

These workshops target school students and youth.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

Providing the network with consultations in the fields that we are specialized on.

.Connecting our network with the international partners that we work with. 

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

The ALF network is a regional platform that includes so many partners from different countries. This could help us to enrich our experience through the activities that are implemented by the organization, 

In addition, ALF vision represents our vision for the region that we live in  

The world now is a small village. We need to unify our effort to fight terrorism, racism and discrimination.

This could be done through arts!