We are delighted to announce that ArtReach has appointed experienced producer, Wissam Khodur, as Executive Producer for Night of Festivals.Wissam has been Director of Quincy Jones’ Global Gumbo Group, behind Dubai Music Week and previously the Chillout Festival. Wissam was born in Damascus and has joint Syrian/British nationality. Wissam is passionately committed to the concept of Night of Festivals as “celebrating the values of freedom and democracy through artistic innovation” and brings substantial music connections and contacts to ArtReach and is himself an established performer, better known as the rapper Eslam Jawaad! He will be with ArtReach from 1 st March.

In addition, and closer to home, we are thrilled that Aoife Daniels is re-joining the company as Operations and Administration Manager. Aoife spent three years with ArtReach when the company first established a Leicester base and played a pivotal role in our delivery of the Three Cities Create and Connect project. Welcome back Aoife!