Palestinian Musicians and their Instruments

Palestinian Musicians and their Instruments

In this podcast episode Kristel visits the workshop of music instrument maker Aref Sayed in Beit Sahour. While she is there, she meets with ney player Canaan Ghoul, a professional musician. She talks to him about Palestinian music instruments and a new invention that...
Happy Birthday Canada!

Happy Birthday Canada!

There are many things that give me pleasure in being able to say, “I am Canadian” as this identity is replete with amazing opportunities for personal fulfillment and establishing strong roots. It is indeed a country suited for those in search of a better quality of...
Playlist Palestine

Playlist Palestine

For decades young Palestinians have used art as a voice for their community, a platform through which they can narrate their side of the story and share their resilience with the world. Music has been one powerful way, and with each new generation, a new wave of...
Remembering Edward Said

Remembering Edward Said

When Edward Said died of leukemia in 2003 at age 67, obituaries worldwide acknowledged him amongst the foremost literary critics of his generation. He was especially remembered as the most articulate and visible supporter of the Palestinian cause in the US, where it...
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