Kuwait Times

Tarabband enchants audience with Arab Music From Sweden


Within the activities of the spring festival held at Al-Shaheed Park, Nadin Al-Khaldi; a Swedish artist of Iraqi origin, recently led her music band, Tarabband’s performanc­e was were warmly received by the audience and played several songs she had composed herself inspired by stories about wars, refugees sufferings and passions. The band also played a piece called Sakkara expressing Al-Khaldi’s love for Egypt.

In addition, the band performed a Dabka dance and a song about a Libyan girl who died off Libyan shores while attempting to flee the war. The concert concluded with a piece played by Gabriel Hermansson, Fredrik Gille, Dan Svensson, Filip Runesson and Romain Gabourg. Al-Khaldi had to flee Iraq over 18 years ago and live as a refugee in various countries until she settled in Sweden where she met her band members.

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