Topic: Musical worlds

Ipek Ipekcioglum aka DJ Ipek (image: Melis Oezdil)

Eklektik BerlinIstan meets Anatolian folk

DJ Ipek's space-time continuum in sound

American vocalist and songwriter Galeet Dardashti (image: Galeet Dardashti)

Galeet Dardashti's "Monajat"

Dedicated to Muslims and Jews everywhere

Portugal: Campus project in Braga. Rehearsals for the grand finale at the Campus Concert of the Beethovenfest in Bonn (image: Madmo Springer)

Germany's Beethovenfest

Afghan and Iranian musicians join forces

The West-East Divan Orchestra was founded in 1999 by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said (image: Peter Adamik)

Edward W. Said Days in Berlin

Music – facilitator of intercultural dialogue

Famous Turkish pop singer Melek Mosso has also been affected by hostility and concert cancellations (image: Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images)

Music festivals in Turkey

Only "halal" festivals acceptable?

The Accademia del Piacere (image: Accademia del Piacere)

Arab-Andalucian music

Musical "Romances" between Muslims and Christians

Members of the Nile Project (source:

Interlacing cultures

Music of the Nile

Singer-songwriter Cat Stevens alias Yussuf Islam (image: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Brandt)

Cat Stevens aka Yusuf turns 75

One man, two lives

The members of the Canadian ensemble Kuné in a studio with their instruments (photo: Zahra Saleki)

Music: Universal Echoes by Kuné

An impactful message from Canada's Global Orchestra

Mekaal Hasan Band (source: Mekaal Hasan Band Facebook page)

Showcasing music from Pakistan

Back to the roots

Michael Dreyer, director of Osnabruck's Morgenland Festival (image: Liudmila Jeremies)

Morgenland Festival Osnabruck

Countering patriarchal cliches

Khaled ben Khemis, mizwad maker, in his workshop (image: FETHI BELAID/AFP)

Tunisian music

Breathing new life into Tunisia's bagpipes

Cover of Tayfun Guttstadt's album "Tarapzade" (source:

Dialogue of cultures

Tarapzade – "Seek it in yourself"

The four core musicians of Taraf Syriana – Omar Abour Afach, violin; Noemy Braun, cello; Naeem Shawar, qanun; and Sergiu Popa, accordion (source:

Romani-Syrian band Taraf Syriana

Poignant cross-pollination

Iranian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Golnar Shahyar (source:

Golnar Shahyar's 'Tear Drop' and the Iran protests

"A revolution of culture and thought"

Amsterdam-based band Altin Gun (image: Catharina Gerritsen)

Altin Gun's "Aṣk"

A strange and wonderful journey