Iraqi art concert in Istanbul commemorates Mosul victory

Iraqi art concert in Istanbul commemorates Mosul victory
Iraqi art concert in Istanbul commemorates Mosul victory

An exceptional art concert held by Mosul residents at Safahat Library in the Turkish capital of Istanbul showed their love for their homeland.


The concert titled "The Resurrection of Mosul", offered heavenly musical tunes by Iraqi musicians and poetry that expresses the slow return of life to their war-ravaged city.


The concert began with a documentary film that shed some light on the history of the Hunchback Minaret of Great al-Nuri Mosque, which was destroyed by ISIS terrorists. The documentary was followed by a short movie titled "A prisoner from Mosul" by Iraqi young director Omar Abd al-Nasser.


The concert afterward began with poetry by Iraqi Hammam al-Marsumi, accompanied by a solo Oud tunes by Mosul musician Mohamed Mahmoud, followed by a duet singers Ali al-Abayji and the Palestinian Ehab al-Madhun.


Al-Abayji told The Baghdad Post that he is very grateful for Safahat Library's administration that allowed Iraqi artists to celebrate Iraq's victory against ISIS barbarians.


The concert witnessed many Mosul folklore songs and Music, which entertained and brought joy to the attendees who praised this special night, wishing that Iraq can have in the near future many concerts like it, without being threatened by sectarianism or conflicts.

Last Modified: 08 11 2017 03:30 PM

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