Music and Migration: Bangladeshi folk music and youth participation in the Manchester

Activity: Participating in or organising event(s)Organising a conference, workshop, exhibition, performance, inquiry, course etc

Description

A folk singing competition for ages 8 to 18. The event recalled how singing was of vital importance to Bangladeshi immigrants arriving to work in its mills and factories in the 1950s and 1960s. Young people were particularly welcome to come along and experience how collective singing of and listening to these songs provided critical succour to their forefathers in a time of displacement and upheaval.
23 Nov 2019

Music and Migration: Bangladeshi folk music and youth participation in the Manchester: Being Human Festival

Abbreviated titleMusic and Migration
Event duration14 Nov 201923 Nov 2019
Location of eventManchester Museum and Heaton Mersey Community Centre
CityManchester
CountryUnited Kingdom
Web address (URL)
Degree of recognitionLocal event

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