[PAST EVENT] Abdelkarim Al-Kabli: Sudanese songs, music, and culture

April 16, 2015
3:30pm - 5pm
Washington Hall, Room 201
241 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Abdalkarim Al-Kabli is a distinguished Sudanese musician, singer, poet, and researcher in folklore and culture. His creative contributions to Sudanese music are reflected in more than 150 songs and lyrics of diverse themes. His diligent efforts and research in Sudanese folklore have helped preserve important pieces of literary and musical heritage of Sudanese culture. As an ambassador of Sudanese music, Kabli has visited many countries and lectured on Sudanese music, folklore, and culture at different international academic institutions, universities, and cultural organizations. Kabli's wealth of contributions and distinct reputation and advocacy have recently earned him two honorary doctorates degree in literature and he was awarded as goodwill ambassador for UNFPA.

Nadia Makkawi (nmmakkawi@wm.edu)