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RAqS: The Last Postman and Milad Khawam

RAqS: The Last Postman and Milad Khawam

Friday 13 August 2021

Friday 13 August 2021

In Paradiso - Grote Zaal

Zaal open: 19:00, Hoofdprogramma: 20:00

Paradiso kan weer programma's organiseren omdat de coronamaatregelen zijn versoepeld. Vanwege de beperkte zaalcapaciteit (maximaal 250 bezoekers) is het bij dit programma niet nodig een negatieve testuitslag of vaccinatiebewijs te tonen bij de ingang. 

Je hoeft voor dit programma géén coronatoegangsbewijs te laten zien bij binnenkomst. Bezoekers houden onderling 1,5 meter afstand tot elkaar. In Paradiso is het dragen van een mondkapje sinds 26 juni 2021 niet verplicht, maar het wordt wel aangeraden deze bij verplaatsingen in het gebouw te dragen. Bekijk deze pagina voor alle geldende coronamaatregelen binnen Paradiso. 

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Raqs is an initiative to empower the Levantine (Ash-shaam) contemporary music scene by a group of artists and organisers rooted in the Levant region. The collective presents alternative experiences of live performances fused in club and concert culture, full of chants, storytelling, culture, full of chants, storytelling, Tarab rhythms and Andalusian classics in ambient and electronic music styles. To meet the need of not letting live music die in the times of isolation, Raqs brings you on the 13th of August a concert in Paradiso Amsterdam.

This event will be filmed and posted on Raqs Experiences YouTube channel. 
This event is produced by Raqs Experiences, made possible by Stichting Pera, funded by AFK, and hosted by Paradiso Amsterdam. 

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Grote Zaal

  • The Last Postman
  • Milad Khawam
Billy place

Milad Khawam

Dance on Bayat

Milad Khawam

Milad Khawam is a Trumpet player, Producer & Composer, based in Berlin and hailing from Damascus, where he studied classical and Arabic music. Khawam also produces electronic music and can often be found performing solo, combining classical and electronic music for an unconventional approach to the Trumpet. His debut album TO THE WEST was released in 2020 on XJAZZ Music Berlin with the support of Ettijahat-Independent Culture and the Goethe Institute.

At a very young age Khawam became principal Trumpet player in many Orchestras such as; Syrian Children Orchestra, Orchestra Solhi Al-Wadi Institute, then at the National Orchestra of Arabic Music, Syrian National Symphony Orchestra.

Khawam participated in a number of concerts and festivals between EU & ME such as Baalbeck Festival, Ehmej Festival, Morgenland-fest, Fusion festival, Jazzaar global ensemble, CTM-Festival and shared the stage with drummer Billy Cobham and commissioned to compose and perform a music piece related to an object from the Abbasid Era called Aquamanile for the Museum of Islamic Art in collaboration with Piranha records.

Billy place

The Last Postman

Fake Empathy

The Last Postman

The Last Postman is a dream-pop/psychedelic-indie experiment with live electronic elements and found objects. Their first EP "Two Years Later" was released last year.

The Last Postman was founded by Muhammad Bazz and Louay Kanawati in Istanbul early 2015, then consolidated with the rest of the members; Bahila Hijazi and Hekmat Alkassar alongside the visual artist Mohamad Mousalli in Berlin 2016.

In Istanbul, they initially composed and recorded four experimental racks that gave them the opportunity to win a Musicboard Award in Berlin to record their album later on.". 

Route naar Paradiso

Paradiso is gevestigd aan de Weteringschans 6-8. Dat is dicht bij het Leidseplein en goed bereikbaar met het openbaar vervoer (metro 52 en diverse trams). In de buurt van Paradiso zijn meerdere parkeergarages.

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