Category Archives: MusiK East

Nazaar Eyle By Zeb & Haniya

Re-affirming their repo for bringing in the flavors of exotic lands, Zeb & Haniya maintain the strong currents of folk music with ‘Nazaar Eyle’. A folk story from Turkey, the song stands out for its mirroring of the rich heritage … Continue reading

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Nigah-e-Darwaishan – Kalaam by Sachal Sarmast (with subtitles)

The iconic Abida Parveen appearance in Coke Studio 2010 is the main attention, who sends the senses soaring with the passion of her convictions in Nigah-e-Darwaishaan, a fusion of kalams by mystics such as Bulleh Shah, Sachal Sarmast and Baba … Continue reading

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Ramooz e Ishq (kalam by Hazrat Baidam Shah Warsi)

Iconic Abida Parveen graces the Coke Studio platform this season. Parveen is well-known for her Sufi works and at Coke Studio she brings some never-before heard combination of Sufi kaafis and doahs. Unlike the rest of her repertoire, ‘Ramooz-e-Ishq’ is … Continue reading

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Instrument of change

The musical heritage of Afghanistan is finding new voices with the help of an ambitious global social development initiative. One of the largest Afghan populations outside Afghanistan is located in Fremont, California. If you visit Fremont, you would never think … Continue reading

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Music of Central Asia Vol. 7: In the Shrine of the Heart

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Film Screening: Sufi Soul: The Mystic Music of Islam

Jun 5, 2010 11:00 AM at the Caroline Wiess Law Building Film Screenings Sufi Soul: The Mystic Music of Islam Saturdays, June 5 and 12 Screenings at: 11:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. Music lies at the heart of the … Continue reading

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Campus Media new schools founded in Nairobi in early 2011

The Aga Khan Development Network has a new faculty at Aga Khan University School of Media and Communications launched into life. To the new Faculty of Arts and Sciences to be associated, the school plans for new media was supported … Continue reading

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