Religious Music Heritage Revived by Nafahat Band
DAMASCUS, (SANA)- Nafahat (Whiffs) band is continuing its artistic program on al-Hamra Theater stage presenting various shows performed mainly to Andalusian and folklore music.
The band’s program, which kicked off last Wednesday in cooperation with Tahlileh Establishment, has so far included solos, oriental popular and folkloric performances and singing, poetry and dance shows of various styles including the Sufi.
Director of Tahlileh Establishment, Hisham al-Khatib, said the idea of the shows presented by Tafahat band is reviving the religious and recital music heritage and introducing the young generations to the beautiful artistic works of the forefathers.
Founded in 2008 under the supervision of Tahlileh Establishment, Nafahat band includes 55 singers and musicians. The band is specialized in religious recitation, Andalusian music and al-Samah dance, a Syrian traditional dance in which male dancers twirl with their outfits throughout the song.