Serpil Kılıç and Paula Darwish @ se jinen azad, 2015, Theater Zuidplein, Rotterdam Malan barkır is a song about the tragic Dersim Massacre in Turkey in 1938. Ten of thousands of people were killed and new mass graves are still being discovered.
We just found this great film on youtube that someone has made for one of our songs. It’s a traditional song in a Kurdish language called Zazaki. We have recorded the song in the Zazaki language and Paula has also written an English version called, ‘My Land’. Many thanks to whoever has made it. We
We are looking forward to being at Che-Men Café on 31st May. Please see our event listings for more information and reservation information.
A celebration of Anatolian and Middle Eastern Music with Paula Darwish, Serpil Kılıç and special guests Mina Mikhail Salama, Ertan Turgut and Lou Armer. Songs in Turkish, Kurdish, Arabic, Greek, Armenian, Albanian, Iranian and more. Anatolia and the Middle East have been home to numerous civilisations, cultures and religions that have together create a beautiful
It’s been two years since we did a full length concert in Manchester but finally we have decided on St Clement’s Church in Chorlton as the perfect venue. The concert will be recorded live and we have some amazing special guests…more info coming soon..
Photos from International Women’s Week, 3 Minute Theatre, Afflecks Palace, Manchester.