London, United Kingdom, 14 July 2016 - “Classical Masters of Azerbaijan and Tajikistan,” the second concert in a three-part series at London’s prestigious Wigmore Hall entitled “The Other Classical Musics” was held today.
Leading Afghan Artists in new AKMI-curated performances in Washington, DC
Washington DC, 29 June 2016 - Two celebrated members of the Aga Khan Music Initiative (AKMI) artist roster, Afghan rubab master Homayoun Sakhi and tablavirtuoso Salar Nader, will perform at the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, in Washington, D.C. as part of the Music Initiative’s long-term collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution.
Focus delivers emergency food assistance to communities in Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan
Communities in the Pamirs receive emergency food supplies from FOCUS....
Kabul, Afghanistan, 21 June 2016 - Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) has delivered vital food supplies provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to 327 households, or 1,547 individuals in the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan, who have suffered severe food shortages during recent months.
Basel Rajoub and Soriana Project to perform for UN World Refugee Day commemoration
Geneva, Switzerland, 20 June 2016 - Syrian saxophonist and composer Basel Rajoub and his Soriana Project are the featured performers for the 2016 commemoration of World Refugee Day at the UNHCR headquarters in Geneva today.
New Cross-border transmission line brings electricity to Afghan villagers
Commemoration ceremony marking the flow of electricity from Tajikistan to...