qawwali

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qawwali

(kəˈvɑːlɪ)
n
(Islam) an Islamic religious song, esp in Asia
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The children also performed 'sufi raqs', Qawali and other activities on the occasion.
Saudi folk fusion, duff, kitchen orchestra, cultural medley, qawali, dramatization, martial arts demonstration, magic show, elocution, poem recitation and group songs were among the activities at the festival.
The most outstanding achievement of Karan is also the introduction of new genre of poetry into the music such as Qawali, Tappaezy, Takorezy and Taskeney which has flavoured the Pashto music with a new taste.
A Qawali (form of devotional music) was played in the backdrop of the show.
Le musicien espagnol Antonio Serrano, le chanteur de qawali (chant soufi de la peninsule indo-pakistanaise) pakistanais, Asif Ali Khan, le duo australien [beaucoup moins que]The Baker Suite[beaucoup plus grand que], le quartet a cordes ecossais [beaucoup moins que]Breabach[beaucoup plus grand que], les Americains du [beaucoup moins que]Awesome Tapes from Africa[beaucoup plus grand que], entre autres, prendront aussi part a cette manifestation.
He had a gala time with the actors and shook leg with 'Qubool Hai' fame actor Surbhi Jyoti on qawali song Tayb Ali.
Apart from Srinagar, events are also slated at th tourist resorts of Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Yousmarg, Verinag, Kokernag, Daksum, Aharabal and Manasbal, with a special Qawali programme by Aslam Sabri and Party at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre ( SKICC) in Srinagar on the May 15, as one of the highlights.
While you move from one alleyway to the next searching for the source of the sound of Sufi qawali singers, Dictums 10:120 -- the live installation of 32 performers, microphones, and sound systems by Egyptian artist Wael Shawky -- you are thrown into Shiro Takatani's composition, which is a fog sculpture in a courtyard, that invites bright sunlight to mingle in a mystical cloud-like space.
Soulful strains of baul songs, qawali, sufi or traditional Rajasthani music will reach you from the ancient ghats, old temples and heritage centres across the city.
The top quality entertainment programme has something for every member of the family, with such acts as the South Indian Music Group, Luxmi Ragam, Sa-Re-Ga-Ma (a surprise item from India), Men In Black, the Eastern Dance Extravaganza, the Conchords, the Rising Sun Pop Idols and Talent Search, the finals of the Golden Jewellers Bollywood Dance Competition, Haji Fazil Chisti (the internationally famous Qawali group from Phoenix) as well as much more.
There was flute dance, colourful Qawali dance with 32 dancers on stage, beautiful duets from seniors and juniors, all is well dance, salsa by the tiny tots, the list was endless.
One of the main attractions of the festival was the live mrusic stage, which included performances from the Amir Ali Khan Qawali Group.