segunda-feira, 28 de julho de 2014

Anti-racism World Cup. 1st-3rd August, Glasgow.

Belfast is looking forward to welcoming fans/teams from the Green Brigade (Glasgow Celtic), United Glasgow Football Club, Brigada 1874 (Aston Villa), FC United of Manchester, FC St. Pauli, Freak Brothers (Ternana), Dusseldorf, FC FC Kolectivo (Leicester), Derry City, Bohs and more this weekend at the home of Donegal Celtic in West Belfast.

[If we've left any out fan groups, please comment!]

Friday night's historical theme is the 1930s. Historian Harry Owen will be speaking about the Blueshirts in Ireland and Spain followed by fellow historian Donal Fallon who be talking about anti-Communist streets gangs and groups of 1930s Dublin.

Local ska heroes Aggressors B.CBoss Sound Manifesto and Suckin' Diesel will be playing from 9pm and are sure to keep the crowd skanking until the early hours.

Saturday sees the highly anticipated 7-a-side football tournament with 32 teams registered.

At 1pm, there will be a talk about the current situation in Palestine from a activist who has recently returned from a 3 month visit. There will also be a photo exhibition and Q&A session.

At 7:30pm, the Green Brigade will be hosting a discussion on the suppression of political politics at Celtic Park.

Weekend musical headliners are Glasgow's finest The Wakes. An acclaimed anti-Fascist band who are just home after a triumphant gig in Hamburg.

Sunday sees a 'GAA Against Racism' hurling/gaelic competition organised by Sarsfield GAA club.

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