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An interaction with Good Chance Theatre’s The Walk – a traveling festival of art and hope in support of refugees. At the heart of The Walk is ‘Little Amal’, a 12-foot-tall puppet representing a young refugee girl.

A Message From Far Away not only celebrates refugees, but also Portland itself, a city with a proud history of embracing people from around the world, offering sanctuary and services.

All events are FREE and open to the Public!

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Remote Theater Project (RTP) in partnership with Creative PortlandMayo Street Arts (MSA), The Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center (GPIWC), and Portland Ovations presents A MESSAGE FROM FAR AWAY, an interaction with Good Chance Theatre’s The Walk – a traveling festival of art and hope in support of refugees. At the heart of The Walk is ‘Little Amal’, a 12-foot-tall puppet of a young refugee girl, created by the acclaimed Handspring Puppet Company. Representing all displaced children, many separated from their families, Little Amal will travel over 8,000km embodying the urgent message “Don’t forget about us.”

 
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A Message From Far Away not only celebrates refugees, but also Portland itself, a city with a proud history of embracing people from around the world, offering sanctuary and services. Learn more about Portland here.