Refugee Musicians


Syrian Refugee Musicians

Since the war in Syria began, refugees have fled to nearby countries and struggle to make a living by any means possible. For one group of men, that means performing on the streets – photo by Recai Kömür

Al-Halaby, 43, and Khalil, 51, are part of a street band that plays in Taksim on İstiklal Avenue – the avenue that never sleeps. Playing on the streets never had to be an option for the former music instructors in the past, but as Syrian refugees, it was their only choice to survive.

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Behind the scenes with refugee musicians – Daily Sabah.


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