Wayed Zeina! A Journey Through Khaleeji Pop Songs 1
The first in a series of workshops on Khaleeji songs.
This workshop will explain some of the linguistic features of the dialect of the Arabian Gulf. We will discuss how this dialect differs from the Egyptian dialect. Three lovely danceable songs will be translated and explained.
Ya Zeinat ad-dunya
Minigulli- Rashed al Majed
3rd song will be a participant’s choice
Deciphering North African Songs 1
The first in a series of workshops on North African songs, this workshop will explain some of the linguistic features of the extremely distinctive dialect of Northern Africa and we will discuss how this culture differs from the Middle Eastern one. We will also discuss Rai music and dancing to it. One Chaabi song from this region will be translated and discussed as well as a Rai song.
Songs used: TBD