Preview Jashin: A Celebration of Afghan Arts at Tagney-Jones Hall-Seattle Opera

Celebrate Afghan Culture: Music, Poetry, Film and Crafts

Spend your afternoon at the Opera Center and experience a cultural festival to celebrate Afghan history, culture, and arts. This is an open event and you can come anytime from 1:00–5:30 PM on Saturday, February 11, 2023. Presentations and performances will be ongoing!

Between 1 pm and 4 pm there will be an exhibition of rescued artworks and craft display. Also a presentation of “Afghan Cinema Today,” by director Roya Sada, a poetry ready by Shogofa Amini, a documentary, “Symphony of Courage”, the story of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music and Zohra Orchestra, Afghanistan’s first all-female ensemble

Later in the afternoon there will be an unveiling of an embroidery project by local Afghan women in partnership with the Refugee Artisan Initiative and a concert by Ustad Homayoun Sakhi on Afghanistan’s National Instrument the Rubab, a stringed instrument.

Jashin Seattle Opera Tagney Jones Hall, 363 Mercer St. Seattle, WA 98109 Sat, Feb 11 1pm to 5:30pm. Free event, RSVP’s encouraged. For full schedule see Seattle Opera.org/jashin

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