New podcast published about linguistic and cultural minorities’ Covid stories – Call for discussion!
European theatre collective has been working on a podcast entitled Middle eastern bloc presents Spring ‘20. The podcast will take you to the feelings of the spring 2020 when the first wave of the pandemic hit the world. The ten radio plays written by Europeans who belong to cultural and linguistic minorities cover both relatable personal reflections and sharp societal critiques. The podcast is in English. A new episode is released every Friday until the end of April.
Listen to the podcast here.
The actors in the podcast: Yasmin Ahsanullah, Sanna-June Hyde, Robin Kawa, Amira Khalifa, David Kozma, Salla Kozma, Alistair Logan, Camil Rosa, Rufaro Rwambiwa, Yuko Takeda and Anastasia Trizna.
The podcast is written by Jay Mar Albaos, Manal Al-Sheikh, Mohammad Habeeb, Fjolla Hoxha, Arash Irandoust, José Luis Rico, Salaado Qasim, Tanya Tynjälä and Luis Guerra. One of the writers wants to stay anonymous.
The podcast‘s editor is Jenni Hurmerinta, sound designer is Sammy Kramer and director is David Kozma.
Now Etc. would like to discuss about the episodes’ themes more widely. Etc. is looking for people who would like to listen to one of the episodes before it gets released and write briefly about their thoughts. The texts will be published on Etc.’s social media channels. If there is someone in your network who would like to attend, please ask them to send email to