PESHAWAR: Khumariyaan, a preferred music band, is about to embark on a three-week go to to East Africa to carry out stay in 4 cities with an goal to introduce totally different shades of music of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Quartet comprising younger artists Farhan Borga, Sparlai, Rawail, Amer Shafiq and Shiraz would go away for East Africa within the second week of October for stay efficiency in Nairobi, Mombasa, Diani and Arusha cities which might be adopted by a workshop. The occasion could be sponsored by a non-public organisation ‘Artistic Bhaag’ primarily based in Kenya.
Farhan Bogra, a rabab participant and chief of the band, informed this scribe that Khumariyaan would introduce totally different folks music shades of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the primary time in East Africa. He stated that they might additionally make clear individuals, tradition and folks music traditions of the province on the workshop.
Moreover holding a live performance, Khumariyaan may also attend a workshop
“Rabab, sitar, guitar and zerbaghali could be launched to African viewers with a base tempo in native Pashto music whereas a workshop could be a part of the occasion during which contributors could be enlightened on historical past, tradition and other people of Pakistan and KP at massive,” he stated.
Mr Bogra stated that Khumariyaan would carry out along with African artists to encourage mutual music delicacies to advocate international peace, universalism and cultural range. “Performances shall be organized in outstanding lodges, academies and universities apart from seashore resorts in 4 cities,” he added.
Earlier, Khumariyaan represented Pakistan within the US, UK, Europe and Gulf States. The band enjoys a big followers following abroad owing to its modern type and distinctive method of expression.
Mr Bogra stated his music band centered on exploring common symphonies by means of instrumental efficiency because it didn’t want any language however carried a heart-throbbing influence on the viewers. In latest Dubai Expo, Khumariyan garnered widespread appreciation from multifarious viewers because of ensemble efficiency, he stated.
He stated that the invitation was prolonged to his music band by tradition activist Seema Salim, the founder director of Artistic Bhaag, who had assured them that their go to could be adopted by sequence of trade initiatives participating different music bands to strengthen cultural ties.
“Our imaginative and prescient is to collaborate with artists and musicians, who share a collective imaginative and prescient of retaining our respective heritage and tradition alive and likewise to raise our folks music from medium of vocal primarily based tradition to instrumental fusion,” stated Mr Bogra.
Printed in Daybreak, October third, 2022