16. 10. 2017

Swedish Idol

By Mega Arsheed Three years ago, I was lying on my sister’s sofa in Lebanon, looking through the window and finding it hard to fall asleep. I was a 19-year-old boy, and I...

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07. 11. 2015
Guitar CC licence Paolo Martini

Journey To A New Life

By Fadi The first time I played guitar I was born in Saudi Arabia but my parents are from Deir ez-Zor. I used to visit every summer and stay with my family at...

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06. 08. 2015
Still from UNHCR video

My Last Sweet Memory

Nader I fell in love with music when I was 15. I played drums, trumpet and trombone in the school band, but when I discovered the saxophone there was no looking back. I’ve...

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31. 12. 2014
Istiklal bars by Niki Atashfaraz

Street Musician

  Growing up in Salamiyah, a city near Homs, my parents made our home a musical environment. When I grew older, I carried on studying music in Homs’ music college. I was there between...

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23. 02. 2014

A Long Deep Breath

By Ahmad Katlish While everyone talks about death rates in Syria, what I picture is a friend back there playing her trumpet. I remember her refusal to leave Syria, despite the critical security...

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02. 01. 2014
Damascus by Toka Samer

Damascus by Toka Samer

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