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Seagulls launch Emergency Silliness with short film on child refugee crisis

The Flying Seagull Project launches Emergency Sillinesswith new short film about the child refugee crisis





Children's entertainment charity The Flying Seagull Project has launched its Emergency Silliness fundraising campaign with a new short film about the child refugee crisis.


Sitting on a pile of half a million life jackets in Lesvos, Greece,Flying Seagull Project founderAsh Perrin (clown name Bash) said:"Over the past two years we've met tens of thousands of kids caught up in the refugee crisis. We see the same thing every time: tired, worn out, scared faces.Apart from the lack of basic amenities, one of the biggest problems is boredom. For the children, maybe a tent showing a film once a day if they're lucky. Then we turn up.My elite squad of laughter professionals use highly precise silliness - clowning, magic, music and games - to put booming smiles back where they belong, from ear to ear. We have witnessed incredible transformations: the burden of premature adulthood lifted; children unable to engage becoming popular, vocal members of the group; frowns, fear and anxiety replaced by positivity and confidence. If you believe as we do in the power of play, then please make a donation and together we can deliver more Emergency Silliness where it is needed most, both in the UK and around the world."