BACKYARD SUMMER X WE BELONG TO MUSIC: IN BERLIN

Wed 25.07 - 19:00 // PERFORMANCE // ACUD BACKYARD
BACKYARD SUMMER X WE BELONG TO MUSIC: IN BERLIN

The non-profit platform We Belong to Music presents: From that far away world of music that has no borders or differences we arrive to Berlin.
 
We have in us a lot of ORIENTAL MAGIC
we have in us a lot of WESTERN BEAUTY
and a lots and lots of LOVE
 
Feel very invited to join us in our second annual #WBTM Jam Session and Party iN bERLIN at the wonderful ACUD macht neu, to spend with us a few hours full of creativity, music, dance and art where international artists meet on one stage and speak their united language! This year we invited dancers to make a workshop and add some spice to our program.
 
Admission: 5-8€, Berlin pass 3€
 
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SCHEDULE
 
19H
SALSA Dance workshop With Amr Karkout
 
20H30
DJ Bob
 
21H
Dabksm (Dance performance)
 
22H
DJ SHAMSA
 
23H
MATAR Band concert followed by Jam Session
 
00H30
DJ BFAN
 
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ABOUT
 
AMR KARKOUT AMR
… is a Berlin-based artist from Syria. Moving from different styles of dance such as Ballroom, Tango, and Salsa, Amr has found his passion in contemporary dance. Searching for a different experience, he got involved in the modern dance scene by attending many diverse and international workshops.
Since coming to Berlin, he has been focusing on improvisation and exploration of new ways of moving. Besides performing, he taught at Higher Institute of Drama and Art in Syria, and he is now teaching in Dock 11 in Berlin.
https://www.facebook.com/amr.karkout
 
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MATAR BAND
Matar, the arabic name of ‘Rain’, it started when the syrian percussionist Ali Hasan and Oud player Nabil arbain have met in 2015 through their waiting time in a refugees camp in Frankfurt Oder, later on they started to play traditional-arabic music and composed muisc by Nabil, they started mixing classical western music with new rythms from their region to create kind of new identity. 2017 Simon Schmidt joined the group with his guitar, vocal and his elictronic world, Simon brought with him a new flavor to the group with an origenal westren spirit. Matar is a package of differnt muisc backgrouds got touched by Berlin vibes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7v51QQpjiaw&t=3s
 
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DABKSM
(Dance performance between folk traditional middle eastern dance & Tango and Modern dance by Medhat Aldabaal and Ali Hasan)
 
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DJ BOB
Born in Damascus, originally from Palestine – DJ Bob started playing, mixing, producing and composing music in Syria. He worked as a DJ in Syria, Dubai, Lebanon and Turkey before he arrived to Berlin in January 2015 where he continues his career. In Berlin he played at SCHWUZ, Kit Kat Club and Insomnia Club and was part of the Insomnia truck at Zug der Liebe 2016, Gay Night at the Zoo – Die Tanznacht” 2016 and 2017 and many more.
https://soundcloud.com/bobsyria/orient-beats-rhythm-ofarabic
 
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DJ BFAN
… is a Tunisian DJ and filmmaker based in Berlin. He is a dedicated digger of the African and Oriental sounds spectrum. His mixes are like a film with a smooth storytelling, shifting angles and perspectives with a constant reflection to his motherland.
https://soundcloud.com/djo11-2
 
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DJ SHAMSA
Shamsa is an old Bedouin name and it means the sun. Shamsa, a Middle Eastern embodiment of the feminine mystical, oracle, queens of the desert. The nomadic Bedouin warrior queens. The women that had most wisdom. The beautiful, resilient, strong and free goddesses. Shamsa has been DJing for a little over 2 years now between the region and Berlin.
 
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WE BELONG TO MUSIC
We are a non-profit platform that aims to offer workshops & Jam sessions and music events as a (circle to exchange knowledge, skills) in Berlin.
 
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MI 25.7 // 19H
ACUD BACKYARD // PERFORMANCE
BACKYARD SUMMER:
WE BELONG TO MUSIC – IN BERLIN
art, harmony and skillsharing through workshops and performances presented by the arabic art collective
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