Sulaimani Forum for Culture and Arts 2023 | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Sulaimani Forum for Culture and Arts 2023

Sunday, September 10, 2023 - 04:00


The Sulaimani Forum for Culture and Arts 2023 was a harmonious event, delving deep into the captivating theme of "Melodies of the East: Shared Roots and Diverse Present in Music."
The forum was graced by the presence of respected speakers, each a notable figure in their own field. Among them was Alim Qasimov, a renowned Azerbaijani musician and top Mugham singer, who focused on embracing versatility to bridge musical cultures globally.
Nasir Shamma, the celebrated Oud virtuoso, took the audience on a captivating journey, tracing the ancient history and profound significance of this timeless instrument in Mesopotamian music.
And then, the stage was graced by Pervin Chakar, the Kurdish Soprano, who left a lasting impression with her performance. She eloquently emphasized the power of music to unite diverse cultures in a harmonious symphony.
The Sulaimani Forum 2023 proved to be a profound journey into the rich and diverse culture of Eastern music traditions. Attendees were left with a deeper understanding of the shared roots and evolving melodies that shape our world.