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05 October 2012 Veteran Sudanese Artist Mohammed Al-Amin in Fourth Performance of 21st Bahrain International Music Festival A memorable evening with the oud featuring one of Sudan’s greatest musical legends
It was a memorable night of traditional Arabic singing and music at the Cultural Hall with legendary Sudanese singer and songwriter Mohammed Al-Amin in the fourth night of the 21st Bahrain International Music Festival (Oct 1st). Audiences listened intently as Al-Amin performed on his longtime companion instrument - the oud – a selection from his prolific catalogue of works that has made him famous since the 1960s, thanks to its patriotic messages and noble ideals that embody the spirit of the common man.
The week-long festival is part of the “music month” – the 9th month of the year-long “Manama: Capital of Arab Culture 2012” program. Performances by acclaimed artists Amina Srarfi and El Azifet (Tunisia), Orquesta de Camara Reina Sofia (Spain) are next on the slate. The daily concerts start at 8 p.m., with the sixth and final concert scheduled for Friday, October 5th.
Audiences can find out more information about the lineup or artists and performances on manamaculture2012.bh, or by following the Ministry of Culture on Twitter @MOC_BH.
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