NUBANOUR (EG)

Sunday 07.07.13 - 14:00 - Gloria

The Nubian tribes originally lived in Egypt and the Sudan close to their beloved river; the Nile. The famous body of water is the heart, pulse and soul in Nubanour’s music. Using their special tambourine-like frame drums as the core, the white-clad ensemble sings about the joys and sorrows of their people. Unfortunately the latter takes up most of the repertoire. The music of Nubanour has a droning, chant-like quality rooted in centuries of ordeal. In their groovy and captivating music, clapping and dance we encounter an exiled people yearning to return to the well of their origin.

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NUBANOUR
Percussion based, ancient music
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