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CONCERT: HIYA WAL ÂALAM, ft. OLOF DREIJER FROM THE KNIFE & AMINA HOCINE

  • Embassy of Sweden 2900 K Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20007 United States (map)

MUSIC: HIYA WAL ÂALAM, ft. OLOF DREIJER FROM THE KNIFE & AMINA HOCINE
November 18, doors at 6:30 pm show at 7:00 pm in House of Sweden


Sweden’s Clandestino Agency will bring both Hiya wal Âalam, the new project of Olof Dreijer of the Knife, and Amina Hocine to the US for its North American debut.

Hiya wal Âalam is a collaboration between a group of musicians from Tunisia and Palestine, as well as the prolific Olof Dreijer (one half of the acclaimed Swedish electronic duo, The Knife). The group of five is led by the composer and percussionist Houwaida Hedfi. Traditional North African percussion instruments like bendir, djembe and chkachek are at the heart of the Music.

Also featured on the tour is Amina Hocine, an electronic musician and composer based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Amina sings, plays the piano, the viola, synthesizers and programs drum machines and samplers.

FREE admission but RSVP required to attend through below button. Limited seating, cash bar only.
ID and security check at the door.

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