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Welcome to Madrid for Refugees! We seek to empower refugees in the madrileña community through these fields of action:
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Community Integration
Working Locally

Latest News

Follow our blogs to get an inside view of Madrid For Refugees and catch up on our latest events. To see later blog posts, read more.
Storytelling with Valentín at Elektra, Refugee Food Festival Day 5, 23.06.2018
“He loves talking to people about his food,” another MFR volunteer told me as I arrived to Saturday’s brunch event...
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The Closing Meal with Wesal and Restaurant Gigi, Refugee Food Festival Day 5, 24.06.2018
It was hard to believe that we had reached the final day of the Refugee Food Festival in Madrid sitting on the terrace outside Restaurant...
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Storytelling with Valentín at Elektra, Refugee Food Festival Day 5, 23.06.2018
“He loves talking to people about his food,” another MFR volunteer told me as I arrived to Saturday’s brunch event at Restaurante Elektra. “He has...
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Cross-Cultural Collaboration with Chef Wesal and Barrutia y El 9, Refugee Food Festival Day 4, 23.06.2018
Walking through the doors at Barrutia y El 9 feels special. It’s the kind of picturesque, old-school Spanish bar that’s becoming more and more difficult...
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A Process of Understanding with Ahmad at L’Artisan: Refugee Food Festival Day 3, 21.06.2018
Late last Thursday evening, the fourth chef of the Refugee Food Festival in Madrid, Ahmad A., could be found quietly sitting in an inviting corner...
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Embracing Diversity at Amicis with Chef Noor: Refugee Food Festival, Day 3, 21.06.2018
Amicis restaurant, tucked away in the maze of cobblestone streets near Plaza Mayor in the center of Madrid, was a welcoming refuge from the hot...
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Samira’s Syrian Lunch: Refugee Food Festival Day 2, 20.06.2018
The first sight lunchtime diners got of Samira, their Syrian guest-chef for the afternoon, was in the occasional moments when she emerged from the kitchen...
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Opening Night of Madrid Refugee Food Festival with Chef Pierre and El Mandela, 19.06.2018
At 10 pm last night, chef Pierre T. was still warmly greeting his guests, shaking their hands, and answering questions about various features of the...
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