Barzakh Festival 2018 in Abu Dhabi | Coming Soon in UAE

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Barzakh Festival will take place on 28th of February and 1st of March 2018 at the NYUAD Arts Center, Abu Dhabi.

Barzakh Festival – There’s a place in the sea where salt and sweet water meet and coexist, but don’t dilute one another…barzakh. The two-day Barzakh Festival draws inspiration from this idea to create a meeting place of musical streams of genre-shattering artists from diverse cultures, whose global-minded music reflects multiple influences and recombinant identities.

Day 1 28th of February the concert of 47SOUL and Pedro Coquenao / Batida. 47SOUL blasts electro Arabic Dabke sound through underground music scenes. Pedro Coquenao / Batida combines old 1970s Angolan sounds with modern electronic dance music.

Day 2 1st of March the concert of The Ex + Fendika | RAM | Al Nuban Folklore Troupe. A stunning collaboration between legendary Dutch punk adventurers The Ex + Fendika, Ethiopia’s pre-eminent traditional dancers and musicians. Haiti’s RAM powerfully blend rock, traditional Haitian sounds, and vibrant voudou rhythms and lyrics. Al Nuban Folklore Troupe – Preserving an Afro-Emirati tradition with nearly 20 dancers, accompanied by a tanboura, drums, major, and call and response vocals.

A musical meeting place of genre-shattering artists from diverse cultures, whose global-minded music reflects multiple influences and recombinant identities.

Organized by: NYUAD Arts Center
Venue: NYUAD Arts Center, Abu Dhabi
Tickets: from AED 52.50
Admission: 7:30 PM

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NYUAD Arts Center - Coming Soon in UAE
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NYUAD Arts Center
The NYUAD Arts Center is a new beacon of inspiration at New York University Abu Dhabi where performance, education, and community come together in a vibrant, state of the art setting to enrich the cultural life of both the campus and the city.
Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Island, New York University Abu Dhabi

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