The Ahmad Sham Sufi Qawwali Group

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Video Feature  Passing Down The Spirit
Zahra Qadir
ZAHRA QADIR
C21 Troy interviews Zahara Qadir, spokesperson for the group and lead singer Dr. Mir Ahmad Sham in Glasgow at the start of the Scottish dates of their UK tour in May 2009.

video interview - Zahra Qadir chats about the history and inspiration of Qawwali music and the musicins who perfom at Sufi houses all over the world.


banned -The Taliban banned Qawwali music along with all other music, during their reign and Qawwali music was the first to return after their expulsion. This is due to Qawwali being an important form of healing within Afghan culture.


Last year the group raised £7000, which they donated to widows and children disabled by war, with the help of the British Council.

Watch video feature - PASSING DOWN THE SPIRIT to see this rare UK performance of Kabul's most famous Qawwali group <<HERE>>



THE AHMAD SHAM SUFI QAWWALI GROUP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Ahmad Sham Sufi Qawwali Group have been playing for over 30 years and is one of the most highly regarded Qawwali groups of Afghanistan. They have toured India, Russia, Tajikistan, all over Afghanistan and were invited to the UK last year by Reel Afghanistan, to play at the first Afghan Festival in the UK

Watch excerpts from the Ahmad Sham Sufi Qawwali Group's live performance at the Pearce Institute in Govan, Glasgow.

Dr. Mir Ahmad Sham
DR. MIR AHMAD SHAM
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