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Celebrating Refugee Week 2023

Saturday 24 June
7:30PM - 8:45PM
Arts and culture, MCC21st
Resident, Adult
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Farid Drokhshan is Adelaide’s best known Afghan singer. Derived from Kabul where he worked in media and music, Farid has performed his blend of Afghan and North Indian influenced songs in Holland and Afghanistan and at many festivals and concerts in South Australia. Key events have included performances at the Adelaide Festival Centre. His powerful and emotive vocals are supported by fine playing of the harmonium. In July he will be travelling to Marree to perform for the Afghan Cameleer Descendants reunion.

Award winning performer Farhan Shah and SufiOz’ performs Australian global fusion sounds from Pakistan, and Eurasia, blending timeless and hypnotic Qawalli chants, Ghazal poetry songs and folk song.

Together, they present a unique Australian world music take on the timeless music from the South Asia subcontinent. Farhan Shah has been nicknamed ‘The Pakistani Pavarotti’ for his superb vocals and he has received a number of music and cultural awards since arriving from Pakistan in 2016 as well as two recent national tours. His group is comprised of some of SA’s leading world music artists presenting a contemporary version of ancient South Asian Sufi music. Drums, Bass and guitars meet harmonium, tablas and hammer dulcimer to create a danceable and uplifting sound that speaks of peace, friendship and compassion.

Saturday 24 June, 7:30pm – 8:45pm

Marion Cultural Centre – Domain Theatre
287 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park
T 8375 6855 FREE! Bookings Essential

Disabled, mobility restricted, sight & hearing impaired bookings – purchases and enquiries 8375 6855 Tuesday to Friday 9.30am to 5pm (excluding public holidays) or email

Companion Card – phone 8375 6855 Tuesday to Friday 9.30am to 5pm (excluding public holidays) or email

Wheelchair/Mobility Seating – Wheelchair and mobility seating available.


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