London Festival of Kurdish Music (VIII)
London Festival of Kurdish Music (VIII) Music from Kurdistan and beyond

London Festival of Kurdish Music (VIII)

When: Sat 04 August 2018 19:30-21:30
Where: SOAS - Djam Lecture Theatre

On Saturday 4 August, London will see the 8th festival of Kurdish music, organised by the SOAS Daf Society at the School of Oriental and African Studies [SOAS], University of London. Instrumental and vocal music will be performed in Sorani and Kalhor dialects. The theme of the festival is diversity in diaspora and musical interactions with other cultures, a tribute to master of Iranian and Kurdish music Mojtaba Mirzadeh who passed away in 2005. You are welcome to listen to his music here:

The programme will be performed by the SOAS Kurdish band and guest performers. 

DATE: Saturday 4 August 2018 at 7.30pm

VENUE: Lucas Lecture Theatre (DLT), School of Oriental and African Studies [SOAS], Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG.

TICKETS: £15 / £10 Concessions / £6 Students

RESERVATIONS: You can reserve in advance, by sending an e-mail to, stating how many tickets are required. E-tickets will be sent by return.

Online tickets:
[you will be redirected to SOAS University page]

MUSIC CLASSES: We run santur, daf and singing workshops in elementary and advance levels. Please write to if you would like to join the classes.

Samples of previous performances by the members of the ensemble:

Event on FB:

You might be also interested in Jashn-e Tirgan concert of Persian, Kurdish and Azari music (Sat 14 July 2018):

We look forward to seeing you in the concert on Saturday 4 August!

The SOAS Daf Society

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