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World On Your Street: The Global Music Challenge
Results: Leicester

More World On Your Street from BBC Leicester
On Your Street - LeicesterOn Your Street: Discover the music of the world on your doorstep. Try out the local venues suggested by visitors to this website.
Hande DomacHande Domac - Turkish: 'When he looked to where the sound was coming from he saw the skull of a dead horse...'
Aldona CaldicottAldona Caldicott - Polish: 'Singing is still a huge Polish tradition especially in rural areas. You can almost guarantee that if you go to a wedding, there will be singing.'
Cloud ChiswamuCloud Chiswamu - Zimbabwean: 'Sometimes we used to do street shows. Sometimes we would play at parties and weddings'
Hannie AbokhamisHannie Abokhamis - Palestinian / desert techno: 'After three years in prison, I ran away to be with a Bedouin tribe...'
Mikey DoranMikey Doran - Irish: 'My grandfather got the full set of pipes made for my father...'
Pete MortonPete Morton - English folk / country: '...they were songs that were told around the fireplace, before there was any other form of entertainment...'
HamidHamid - Iranian / Persian: 'Gradually I learned to sing quarter notes which are very important for all facets of traditional Persian songs and singing.'
ChanduChandu Mattani - Indian Classical / Gujerati: 'I finally arrived in Leicester in 1977. There was no limit then because the opportunities were great. England is such an attractive place...'
Mohammad Alim MaihanMohammad Alim Maihan - Afghan: 'I play malli music - a mix of Afghani and Indian music which is 5,000
years old.'
Paulo CarnothPaulo Carnoth - Angolan Folk / soul: 'The drum is special because all music comes from the drum.'
Johnny KalsiDhol Drum
Hands on: Try our online percussion workshops. Learn the Punjabi dhol drum with Johnny Kalsi.





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