Recording, Protecting and Sharing Yazidi Musical Culture in Northern Iraq and IDP Camps

This project aims to record and document Yazidi music, and develop a teaching programme guided by the Yazidi Spiritual Council (YSC) for Yazidis in the displacement camps of northern Iraq.

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Location: Iraq, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): AMAR International Charitable Foundation Project partner(s): Yazidi Spiritual Council, The Bodleian Library at University of Oxford Funder(s): British Council Cultural Protection Fund in partnership with DCMS Funding received: £250,955 Commencement Date: 10/2019 Project Status: Active
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