Planned Levinsky Park celebration turns into sad farewell for South Sudanese

17.06.2012                      27.Siwan. 5772

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Planned Levinsky Park celebration turns into sad farewell for South Sudanese

The south Tel Aviv park fills with exhibits and artistic performances but the mood remains somber.

An art-themed picnic in south Tel Aviv's Levinsky Park on Saturday had been arranged before this week's wave of deportations against South Sudanese migrants had begun. Suddenly, an event planned as a celebration turned into a somber, surreal event. The park filled with exhibits and artistic performances. A dancer writhed on a carpet, crying "to be or not to be" while fighting with an alarm clock….