A Turkish Michael Jackson Tribute “They Don’t Care About Us”
Contemporary Music / Music

A Turkish Michael Jackson Tribute “They Don’t Care About Us”

A group of folk and classical Turkish musicians made their own version of Michael Jackson’s ‘They Don’t Care About Us ‘, release at the end of June 2014. This reinterpretation by amateur musicians from the western Black Sea port of Ereğli, includes traditional bağlamas, darbukas and violins, Turkish dancing, female musicians and children, it’s a … Continue reading

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Iranian Dance: Axis of Love

Banafsheh Sayyad dances a piece based on Iranian traditional dances that are deeply rooted in the Sufi movement of spinning. Sufi whirling/ spinning is a form of physically active meditation which originated among Sufis, and which is still practiced by the Sufi Mevlevi Dervishes. This is a customary dance performed within the worship ceremony, through … Continue reading