SAMAA Qawwali 2017 Report

Apr 2, 2017 by

SAMAA’S QAWWALI NIGHT A HUGE SUCCESS   South Asian Muslim Association of Australia (SAMAA) staged another very successful event for elders of the community. The Mehfil-e-Qawwali on Sunday 19 March at Bankstown Sports Club theatre is described as a magical evening by those who attended it. Well over 300 people including elders, their families, SAMAA volunteers and members, wider South Asian community as well as anglo saxon fans of this classical art filled the stunning theatre. The Acoustics of the Auditorium was of the highest quality, so the lighting and other features. The ensemble of Tahir Faridi Qawwal gave an outstanding performance in singing very popular numbers of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Sabri brothers. The group mesmerised and enchanted the audience for well over three hours, receiving rapturous applauses repeatedly.  With their rich rhythmic grooves, soaring vocal melodies and the...

read more