Pakistan troupe participating in Samaa Int’l festival at Cairo

ISLAMABAD: Three-Member troupe of Paksitan led by Akbar Khamiso Khan, a renowned folklore musician is participating in ‘Samaa’ International Festival for Spiritual Music at Citadel of Salahuddin, Cairo, Egypt.

The 10th Round of ‘Samaa’ International Festival for Spiritual Music and Chanting has started at Citadel of Salahuddin, Cairo, said a press release.

Performers and musicians from more than twenty countries including Pakistan, India, China, Indonesia, Romania and Bangla Desh are participating in the Musical Festival.

Khamiso Khan is a popular musician of Pakistan who plays algoza which is an instrument used in playing folkloric melodies.

Pakistani troupe enthralled the audience with their performance and received well-deserved appreciation from the audience.

Theme of the Festival is to act as a platform for becoming familiarized with the arts and culture of different people and religious heritage in its different forms worldwide to ascertain the main message of all religions, advocating tolerance and acceptance.

The festival is a step towards a long road for people and nations to come closer. It opens up new windows of different cultures from across the globe with the art of Samaa “Listening” to penetrate the soul of humanity. The Festival will continue till twenty seventh of this Month.

A large gathering including members from the diplomatic community watched the performance. It was an impressive show and a message of peace to the entire world through the participation of over 20 countries from across the world with their diverse cultures, says a press release received here today from Cairo.