Little Amal is the 12 foot puppet of a 10 year old Syrian refugee child at the heart of The Walk. Over the last year she has become a global symbol of human rights, especially those of refugees.
Since July 2021, Amal has travelled over 9,000km and been welcomed by more than a million people on the street, including hundreds of artists and civil society and faith leaders, as well as by tens of millions online.
In June 2023, Amal will visit the Luminato Festival Toronto. She will be welcomed to Toronto by musicians, dancers, children, elders, civic leaders, community organizers, and newcomer and refugee groups who will come together to create a magical journey of art and hope, which everyone is invited to join.
The puppet of Little Amal was designed and built by Handspring Puppet Company.