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World Refugee Day Live – Online Event

June 20th is recognized around the globe as World Refugee Day. On this day, join KRM, Catholic Charities, and our Kentucky community in honoring refugees.

World Refugee Day Live

Saturday, June 20, 5-8pm ET
Online: Live on Facebook via Zoom
Facebook Event

What’s in store? Musical and artistic performances, panel discussions, a cooking demonstration, and storytelling.


— Adrian Argota Guerra, Leiser “Tito” Quesada & Jose Angel Blanco Lissabet – Cuban musicians
— Artist Spotlight – Fred Bogert, musician, producer, and composer
— Art Make Home Spotlight – Callie Wright and Susan Brooks, visual artists
— Charito, Cuban musician
— Zainab Radi – Iraqi cooking demonstration
— Musical performances – KRM Lexington artists
— Black Lives Matter Panel discussion with Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services, and Bridge Kids International: Patrick Litanga, Chanelle Helm, Yamukumba “Frank” Mbayo. Moderator: Stacy Bailey Ndiaye.
— Luis de Leon, Guatemalan musician
— Sanaan Hamza, Iraqi daf drummer, and Ben Sollee, cellist and composer
— Patrick Litanga, Congolese spoken word artist
— Steve Zahn

watch live on saturday

You can watch the event in the video player below or by visiting KRM’s Facebook page.

Take two! Thank you for your patience. We revised the site to include the updated video player. Enjoy!


This event is free and open to the public. If you would like to make a donation to support KRM and Catholic Charities’ work to resettle refugees in Kentucky, you can do so here for KRM and here for Catholic Charities. Contact with any questions.