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On its second day, the first traditional Syrian song festival celebrates the heritage of the Syrian island


Damascus, SANA- The first traditional Syrian song festival, led by Maestro Nazih Asaad, continues for the second day, a series


The first Syrian Heritage Song Festival, led by Maestro Nazih Asaad, continues for the second day its series of evenings with the aim of reviving the Syrian heritage song and protecting it from deformation, at Al-Azm Palace in Damascus.

The second day was devoted to celebrating the heritage of the governorates of Homs and Aleppo, in addition to songs from the heritage of the Syrian island.

The Syrian Heritage Music Ensemble, led by Maestro Asaad from Al-Turath Al-Homsi, presented the two songs “What I found between the Mellah” and “Ya Tamra Malik Nawa” and came with the voice of the singer Suleiman Harfouch, which dates back more than three hundred years, where they were redistributed and added some sentences and necessary without affecting the aesthetic of the song with the aim of Reaching a new dramatic artistic building and preserving its originality and antiquity.

In a statement to SANA, Ben Harfouche, the festival came at an appropriate time to revive the spirit of heritage in the young generation.

From the Aleppo heritage, the singer Rose Balha performed a number of Aleppine songs and poems, which are “Ya Mal al-Sham”, “Ali al-Aqiq We Gathered” and “With My Heart Hassara”, noting that she chose the songs in partnership with Maestro Asaad, stressing that the revival of the Syrian lyrical heritage has become necessary as it is part of the identity. Syrian as well as cater to the audience connoisseurs of this color of arts.

The artist Alan Murad presented a number of Kurdish heritage songs that belong to the expatriate artist Joan Hajo and combines Kurdish melody and jazz, such as the song “Javita” and “Dilba” which means in the Kurdish language the name of the sweetheart, according to Murad, as these songs were characterized by a special spirit and feeling somewhat similar to music. Armenian and Syriac heritage.

As for the conclusion, it was with the Euphrates heritage songs, with the voice of the artist Ismandar Obeid from Deir ez-Zor, where he presented four songs: “Almani, Bordin, Moulia, Deir Ezzor and Swehleya.”

Asmandar indicated that what distinguishes these songs is their special artistic impact in the history of the Euphrates heritage song from its multiplicity of rhythm and deep emotional meanings that talk about love stories during the days of wheat harvest and cotton harvest, about the Euphrates floods and other legendary heritage stories, considering that one of the most important things the festival sought to record these songs With young voices and keep it to present it to future generations in a new spirit while preserving its originality.

The festival will conclude tomorrow, Wednesday, to cover the heritage of the Syrian song in the coast, the Golan and Damascus, to bring down the curtain on the Mardali, Syriac and Assyrian heritage.

Mahasin Al-Awad and Khader Suleiman

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Source: sena

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