Naseer Shamma: The beautiful diversity of Iraq became a rich material for Art

Tuesday 02nd October 2018 - 14:38

Naseer Shamma: The beautiful diversity of Iraq became a rich material for Art
INA - ERBIL Iraqi musician and world artist confirmed that despite the wars, he called for safety and normal relations among the wide world. A call based on equality through music. "There is a double responsibility for the artist to show his culture to the world," Shamma added. He expressed his experiences in music and humanitarian work during a meeting in Erbil attended by the Iraqi News Agency (INA). "I have played my music in a modern presentation all over the world. I couldn't miss any chance to play the music of my country to reflect Iraqi civilization and culture because it represents even the geographical culture," Explaining that there is a "double responsibility towards the artist to show his country culture to the world." "I came from the womb of wars that I pray for the safety of people and the pursuit of normal relations between world based on equality through music. And should be called such ideas, as I tried to get away and escape to the music of war conditions surrounding us, and turn the psychological burden to the music and culture, "returned music" great responsibility to the artist if the multidimensional personality and cultures.’’ He asserted that music helps to get rid of all the religious and sectarian biases and ethnic nationalism.       Translated by: Nadia al-Mukhtar Edited by: Shahad J Hassan