A Day for Yemen in Paris

Un Jour au Yémen,يوم اليمن في باريس ، A Day In Yemen Paris May 28th

Salam for Yemen is an International Initiative for Peace in Yemen,  a social and humanitarian initiative, without any political or religious links, aiming to enhance the security, the stability and a lasting peace for all Yemeni citizens. The members of this collective belong to various nationalities, all over the world, all united for PEACE.

On these grounds, SFY is organizing a day for Yemen in Paris on May 28th to celebrate Yemen, whose people and heritage are in acute danger, and to raise awareness for a country in need of help and solidarity.
A country which needs not to be forgotten and needs to be advocated.
On May 28, Salam for Yemen will uncover exhibitions, films, live music and experts who will debating at the Ecole Speciale d’Architecture 

تنظم جمعية SFY سلام من اجل اليمن
يوم يمني في باريس يوم السبت 28 مايو القادم . علي العنوان المرفق في المنشور ادناه
اليمن وشعبه وتراثه الأنساني في خطر، شاركونا لجلب الانتباه ولتوعية العالم من حولنا .
اليمن بحاجة لدعمكم وتضامنكم
يوم حافل بعرض أفلام وصور فوتوغرافية ورسوم فنية ومحاضرات لكبار الباحثين والمهتمين باليمن مع وصلات فنية ومأكولات يمنية
SFY organise une journée pour le Yémen à Paris le 28 mai pour célébrer le Yémen, dont les habitants et le patrimoine sont en danger, et pour sensibiliser les gens car le Yémen a besoin de votre aide et solidarité.

The event will take place at : École Spéciale d’Architecture, 254 Bd Raspail, 75014, Paris

From 10:00AM to 10:PM
Metro station : Raspail, line 6

10:00 AM – 1:00PM: Films
– A New Day in Old Sanaa, Bader Ben Hirsi
– Théodore Monod : Le Vieil Homme et la fleur, José Marie Bel
– Trésors du Yémen (documentary), Sadek Alsaar



Portrait Of A Young Man In Amber Eyes by Eric Lafforgue


2:00PM – 2:30PM: “Aden, a Yemeni mythical port, on the footsteps of Raimbaud” By Mr José Marie Bel, PhD in Plastic Arts, conservator, specialized on Yemeni Architecture, President of the ” Espace Reine de Sabaa “
2:30PM – 3:00PM: “Shabwa and its architectural and artistic context” by Mr Jean-François Breton, Archeologist and Historian, Research Director at CNRS, ex-Director at CFEE
3:00PM – 3:30PM: Mr.Mégo Terzian, Doctors Without Borders’ President 3:30PM – 4:00PM: “One year of conflict in Yemen” by Mr Laurent Bonnefoy Researcher in political science at the CNRS, CERI / Science Po Paris, currently deputy principal investigator of the European Research Council Advanced Grant. He specializes in the Arabian Peninsula.
4:00PM – 4:30PM: “Yemeni vernacular architecture” by Paul Bonnenfant Sociologist, former senior researcher at the CNRS, associated researcher à the IREMAM (Aix-en-Provence), works on traditional architecture mainly in the Arabian Peninsula.
4:30PM – 5:00PM: “Antique jewelry in pre-islamic South Arabia” by Mrs Leïla Ali Aquil, PhD in archeology.
5:00PM – 5:30PM: “Yemen’s heritage in danger” by Mr Jean Lambert, teacher/researcher in anthropology and musicology at Musée de l’Homme, Anthropologist and ethnomusicologist, permanent associated professor at the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle of Paris, researcher at the Centre de Recherche en Ethnomusicologie . He is a former director of this center (2009-2014) and of the CEFAS
5:30PM – 6:00PM: Mr Sadek Alsaar, Salam For Yémen


7:00PM – 10:00PM: CONCERTS


Acid Arab


— Berry Hayward, American musician, Orchestra conductor at Maison des métallos – Aleksandar Petrov & Nenad Elmaz, Macedonian Musicians – Redwan Al Salahi, Yemeni musician, organist

– – Shadi Khries, Dj, percussionist member of ACID ARAB





– Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Photos of Yemen from the Sky
– Eric Lafforgue, Yemeni portrays
 – Guillaume Binet An Ignored War
– Peggy Crawford, Yemeni Architecture
– Stephanie Ledoux, Travel diaries
– José Marie Bel, Dessins d’architecture
– Aurélie Pedrajas, Travel diaries