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Playing with the censors

The lyrics are not to be “political, controversial or sensitive” and no countries or persons should be named. This was the message sent to artist Hanna Cinthio a.k.a. Hanouneh when she was going to perform in Qatar. One of her songs – an empowering feminist anthem tackling patriarchal traditions, religious hypocrisy and sexual taboos – […]

Posted on February 27, 2017 at 10:49 by Freemuse · Permalink · Comments Closed
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BBC Radio: Dying for a song

In this excellent half-hour documentary radio program produced by Brian King and Rex Bloomstein for BBC Radio 4 in February 2017, you will hear Deeyah Khan tell her story: How she was forced to flee Norway in the face of violent threats from her own Pakistani community aimed at stopping her singing. And Iranian singer […]

Posted on February 26, 2017 at 11:43 by Freemuse · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Music Freedom Day posters – 2017

                     

Posted on February 24, 2017 at 07:43 by Freemuse · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Listen to forbidden female voices on Spotify

» To listen, go to play.spotify.com   MUSIC FREEDOM DAY 2017 SPOTIFY PLAYLIST – IN CELEBRATION AND PROTECTION OF WOMEN’S VOICES Did you know that… Women are banned from singing in public in some countries? Women cannot attend a concert in some places? The music industry is still unequal? This is why Freemuse is focusing […]

Posted on February 22, 2017 at 12:30 by Mik Aidt · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Music Freedom Day 2017 in celebration and protection of WOMEN’S VOICES

Did you know that Women are banned from singing in public in some countries Women cannot attend a concert in some places The music industry is still unequal ⇒ This is why Freemuse is focusing on women on Music Freedom Day on 3 March 2017 In Saudi Arabia and Iran women performers are not allowed […]

Posted on February 16, 2017 at 04:04 by Freemuse · Permalink · Comments Closed
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