Aref Ghorbani performs the traditional Persian folk song ‘Segoda’ during the soundcheck before his performance in Vocal at the 2022 International Festival.
Aref Ghorbani is an Iranian classically trained musician who came to Scotland as a refugee in 2018. He is a key member of the Musicians in Exile community project, which brings together asylum-seeking and refugee musicians in Glasgow and won the 2019 Scotland's National Diversity Award for Community Organisation: Race, Faith, Religion. He performed in Vocal, part of our Refuge series, in the 2022 Festival, joining journalist Zozan Yasar for a conversation around the censorship of music and cultural expression.
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