Kalashniclowns

Organization

TSRT Connexion Humanitaire Française

Location

Pakistan (Quetta and Peshawar regions), Afghanistan (Kabul)

Status

completed

Duration

4 weeks (23.04.2002-29.05.2002)

Cost

EUR 13088

Contact

Julien Brochard

Description

A tour of circus shows in refugee camps and other institutions in the Quetta region of Pakistan and in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Objectives

To put on clown shows for populations who, for the most part, have never known anything except war, and almost none of whom have ever seen a show (much less a clown show performed by foreigners).

Remarks

The team was composed of four clowns and a photographer. The five members of the team had previously participated in projects in Romania, Bosnia, Chechnya, Albania and Kosovo. Kalashniclowns was implemented in collaboration with the Irish humanitarian group CRADLE. The project itself could not have been carried out without the support of Action Contre la Faim (Quetta, Islamabad and Kabul), Terre des Hommes (Peshawar and Kaboul), M