RIYADH, Feb 7 (KUNA) -- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz inaugurated on Wednesday the 32nd session of Al-Janadriyah cultural and folkloric
festival -- with attendance of GCC states' leaders.
Hisham Aljundi Doha A PALESTINIAN folkloric
performance themed 'Old is gold' regaled audience at Katara Theatre in Doha on Friday evening.
While the wave of modern music takes over the world, nostalgia to heritage remains the main magnet pulling loyal fans to their roots, leading them to establish annual folkloric
festivals, where one platform combines the legacy of the east and the west.
The band's folkloric
music is inspired from that of Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, and Syria.
Two charming performances by Qatar's Al Maha folkloric
group and the Palestinian Ambassadors for folklore group enthralled a large number of spectators at the festival's opening.
Arab News The event included a folkloric
dance show by "Hasan Tan Ilkokulu," a primary school in Istanbul.
The event, which is organised by Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) till April 15, will explore Bahrain's folkloric
heritage that is related to natural springs.
You and the kids can soak up the festival atmosphere and enjoy music, contemporary and folkloric
dance, children's cultural crafts, visual art, literature and debate.
Four specialised bands entertained the public with folkloric
and traditional dances and songs.
Abu-Ghazaleh expressed his appreciation to this honor and stressed on his keenness to support all kinds of art including classic and folkloric
Ajyal (Generations) band performed dances and Oriental music (Takht) ensemble, led by Maestro Nazih As'aad, chanted folkloric
songs during the first day.
Hernandez has taught Afro-Cuban folkloric
dance worldwide, and Bernal is a master percussionist, songwriter and dancer.