The European Union in Jordan, through EUNIC Jordan, supports the 7th edition of Baladk Street & Urban Art Festival, an eight day event celebrating the urban art movement: live art, murals, graffiti, artist talks and workshops. The Festival, which is taking place from 25 April to 2 May, is an important gathering of the global artistic community in Amman. It provides a platform for emerging and established artists to connect, learn and create. World class visual and mural artists partner with Jordanian artists for a cultural celebration in various locations in Amman.
The programme for the 7th edition will include 6 international world-class artists and crews coming from various cities in Europe and Central America. It will as well include 10 Jordanian artists with various experiences some of which are painting a mural for the first time and others who are cornerstones in the local street art scene. The program of the festival will also highlight youth and artistic workshops, artist talks, panel discussions, live mural viewings, fundamentals on fundraising training and free post-festival merchandise.