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  • Qawwali - Music of the Mystics

    This is a trailer for a film documentary twenty years in the making, culminating in the ultimate Qawwali documentary series. Three hours of carefully curated, never before published material.

    Follow the unique journey of the only Western-born Qawwali ensemble as they travel between India & Pakis...

  • Rizwan Muazzam : Qawwali Boiler Room Performance, London

    When the unfogettable qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died in Pakistan in 1997, be left a musical vacuum into which stepped his two teenage nephews. Despite their tender age, they were determined that their group Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali should continue their uncle’s pioreering
    efforts to tran...

  • Abida Parveen

    A short performance by the legendary Pakistani Sufi Muslim singer, composer and musician during America-based Qawwali band Fann Fi Allah's tour through Pakistan in December 2014.

  • Haiderium: Zain Zohaib

    Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali are brothers and the grandsons of USTAD HAJI REHMAT ALI KHAN who performed for 40 years with the legendary USTAD NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN on 2nd Harmonium. Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali have distinguished themselves by a tone and expansive vocal abilities reminiscent of their illus...

  • Aj Sik Mitraan Di: Saakin

    This is a musical performance by Saakin, of the most famous "naat" of the great Sufi Saint, Pir Mehr Ali Shah (d. 1937) - Aj Sik Mitraan di. A "naat" is a devotional poem that is sung and expresses love for the Prophet Muhammad. "Naats" are perhaps the most widespread of the "musical" traditions ...

  • Saieen Zahoor - Yaar Di Kamli

    Bangladesh’s folk music boasts a rich heritage and bonding with the roots of the culture that is still practically unheard of by the global audience. Dhaka International Folk Fest is here to provide the international platform where the entire planet can enjoy the culture’s true form embodied in i...

  • Coke Studio for the Deaf

    Nine million people in Pakistan have some sort of hearing impairment. They can experience the rhythm of music through touch and sight, and we believe music is a feeling everyone should experience. Introducing Coke Studio for the Deaf.