Little Amal in Adelaide


A refugee child arrives in Adelaide. She is tired, hungry, a little frightened. How is she welcomed?

Little Amal is a 3.5-metre puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee girl who has become global symbol of human rights. She began her journey in 2021 walking from the Syria-Türkiye border to the United Kingdom. Since then, she has travelled to 15 countries, been welcomed by two million people on the street and connected with tens of millions online. Little Amal comes to Australia for the first time to join us at the 2024 Adelaide Festival.

Amal’s walks are travelling festivals of wonder, hope and art that draw attention to the millions of children fleeing war, violence and persecution around the world. She invites us to see the world through the eyes of a child forced to flee her home and asks us all to hear her message: “Don’t forget about us.” Since she started walking, she has raised $1 million for The Amal Fund with Choose Love, providing urgently-needed support for refugee and displaced children in many countries.

Be part of Little Amal’s journey and join Adelaide Festival for three days of art, community and celebration in Adelaide over the final Festival weekend.
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