As part of the 2nd edition of Sharjah World Music Festival, Syrian Female Oriental Band will perform at Masrah Al Qasba-Theatre on Thursday, January 22nd (8:30 pm), presenting a combination of Syrian and Arabic musical heritage in all its types and forms.
Since its inception in April 2003, the band has gained a wide reputation inside Syria and abroad, presented a lot of concerts in Jordan, Lebanon, Bahrain, Iraq, Oman, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Greece and China. The band - a group of academic musicians who are female graduates and students of the Higher Institute of Music - aims to make a valuable addition to the authentic art and to inspire ambitious women to work for positive change as they are certainly able to create a better world.
The festival will take place from 16th to 25th of January 2015 at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Al Majaz Waterfront, Al Qasba, Heart of Sharjah and Flag Island, and will witness participation of top international singers, artists and ensembles from 12 countries: UAE, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Oman, France, Italy, Spain England, Moldavia, Bulgaria, India, Cuba and Argentina.
Tickets for the festival’s concerts which will run until Sunday, January 25, are available online at www.ticketmaster
The first edition of the Sharjah World Music Festival was run at Al Qasba in Sharjah in the beginning of 2014. As a result of the resounding success and increasing public attention, it was decided to expand the festival into various venues in the emirate of Sharjah.
By organizing the festival, Shurooq seeks to boost the cultural and art presence of Sharjah and the UAE, introduce various musical cultures around the world to the UAE community and add a new product to the emirate’s list of tourist, art and cultural attractions.