Female Voice of Afghanistan

Virtual music festival • 15.-20. October 2021

Afghan female singers, introduced by cinematic portrait films, perform concerts and virtually meet Europe-based musicians to create fusion songs.
Filmed in July-September 2021 on location in Kabul (Afghanistan), Mashhad (Iran) and Berlin (Germany).
Only on our YouTube channel.

Team

Artistic director: Yalda Yazdani
Director/Producer: Andreas Rochholl
Creative Director: Sebastian Leitner
Moderator: Sharmila Hashimi
Head of Sound-department – Volker Wendisch • Filmteam Afghanistan, assistant director – Zabiullah Saifi Askari • Animation – Fidan Akhundova • Additional camera in Berlin – Christoph Wieland • Floral Artist – Mona-Isabelle • Translator – Qayce Alamdar • Sound Recordist Berlin – Daniel Weingarten • Stage management Berlin – Milena Gehrt

• Singers: Mashal Arman, Rouya Doost, Gulshan, Freshta Farokhi, Sumaia Karimi, Sadiqa Madadgar, Naria Nour, Wajiha Rastagar, Ghawgha Taban

• Musicians for the Fusion-projects: Valentina Bellanova, Shukria Hameedi, Ceyhun Kaya, Mahan Mirarab, Petra Nachtmanova, Faroogh Rahmani, Golnar Shahyar, Mischa Tangian, Nora Thiele and a reading with Mariam T. Azimi
• Additional Character: Shafagh Rahmani

08.09.2021 WDR-COSMO:
Female Voice of Afghanistan – ein virtuelles Festival stellt afghanische Sängerinnen vor
von Bamdad Esmaili und Joyce Lok Teng Lee

Media Relations
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‘Female Voice of Afghanistan’ is a project created by Zeitgenössische Oper Berlin

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