Syrian musician and his dog reunited after journey to safety in Belgium

Bassel arrived in Belgium without his constant companion Stella, but through the warmth of strangers they were reunited.

22 Aug 2022

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff releases new album titled 'Refugees'

With its message of peace, love and humanity, 'Refugees' is also a call to action.

12 Aug 2022

Drumming against gender-based violence in Ecuador

Afro-Ecuadorians and Afro-Colombian refugees use traditional arrullo rhythms and song to open a conversation about gender-based violence.

7 Dec 2021

Performers with refugee backgrounds take Eurovision by storm

Singers with refugee backgrounds are representing Sweden and Russia at this year's contest, while a ballet dancer, based in the Netherlands, performed during an interval.

21 May 2021

Three performers with refugee backgrounds participate in Eurovision 2021

18 May 2021

Displaced choir leader founds refugee orchestra in Chile

Former choir director Ana Marvez could not stand to see the musical skills of her fellow Venezuelans go to waste in their host country. So, she started an orchestra.

9 Mar 2021

'It was a very emotional moment … I felt that now I definitely exist'

After a lifetime of statelessness, Linda finally gained Russian citizenship in 2018. But hundreds of thousands of others across Europe still struggle to attain that basic right.

18 Nov 2020

United in Music: A virtual charity concert to aid UNHCR'S coronavirus response

International artists, professors and friends from 30 countries join Maestro Shlomo Mintz and team up for a globe-spanning performance in support of the UN Refugee Agency's COVID-19 appeal.

15 May 2020

At a Christmas concert in Panama, refugees are the guests of honour

Having fled Venezuela, Panama Philharmonic Orchestra director Víctor Mata brings holiday cheer to refugees and asylum-seekers.

24 Dec 2019