DanDana EP03 | Cairo Congress on Arab Music Tue, 2019-01-08 12:36

DanDana returns in full force with special guest Hazem Jamjoum, who’s writing his PhD on Arabic Music and previously ran radio shows in Canada and New York.

In this episode we discuss the Cairo Congress on Arab Music held in 1938, the history and politics around in and who attended the conference. We delve deep into details about what was going on behind the scenes, while we explore the rich musical recordings that ensued from the conference.

Towards the end of the episode we invite you to attend the screening of Jumana Manna’s film A Magical Substance Flows into Me, being screened on Thursday 22nd of November 2018 at the ICA as part of the London Palestine Film Festival (https://www.ica.art/on/films/ayny-magical-substance-flows-me).