North Street Students Get a Taste of Arabic Music and Culture

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Karim Nagi Mohammed demonstrated many different Arabic percussion instruments and educated his audience at North Street School about Arabic culture, music and dance.

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Karim Nagi Mohammed visits North Street School. Contributed photo

He began his performances by discussing Middle-East geography, and then provided a brief background before bringing audiences into the magical world of Arabic culture. His performance concluded with the Dabka, a dance in which audience members were invited to join in.

The objectives of the visit were to provide an enriching, positive, and educational introduction to Arabic music and culture and emphasize the value of understanding various cultures in a setting detached from study of politics.

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