Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 16

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
6 Febuary — 15 June 2025

Project Lentswe Collections, Community Program, 2019.

Session Description

Discover the World of Folk Music
Family Workshop

Date: Wednesday, 17 July 2024
Timings: 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Location: Collections Building, Arts Square, Sharjah
Languages: English and Arabic

Explore folk music from different cultures, focusing on how lyrics and rhythms originated—not just to celebrate happy occasions but also to break the monotony of work and harvest seasons. Listen to recordings of folk music from a variety of countries and cultures. Learn how the music reflects the musicians' way of life, and discuss with other participants how the folk music compares to the music you know.


Registration for this workshop has closed.

Sharjah Art Foundation is committed to making its programmes inclusive and accessible. Kindly contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Call (06)5685050 in advance to arrange any support needed during this session. Support could include ramps for wheelchairs, reserved seats for those with hearing impairments to read lips, and sign language interpreters for talks and symposia.

This event is free and open to the public. All materials are provided by Sharjah Art Foundation.