Hewar's Essam Rafea and Kinan Azmeh

Hewar returned for a second engagement (see first performance) at the Kennedy Center, this time to promote their debut, self-titled album Hewar. This is part of their second U.S. tour, called "Concerts for Peace," commencing in New York and continuing through the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West. (Please click here for tour schedule.

  • Rituals (Kinan Azmeh)
  • Evening (Kinan Azmeh)
  • Dance (Ghanem Haddad)
  • Ink (Kinan Azmeh)
  • Departure (Essam Rafea)
  • Wedding (Kinan Azmeh)
Musicians: CLICK HERE to listen to Hewar's second performance from the Kennedy Center's Video Archive.

The Washington Post
Detroit Free Press
South Bend Tribune
Eastern Mennonite University
Religions for Peace
WGMS 103.5 FM
Daily Star (Beirut)
The World (Boston)
Daily Star (Beirut)

Publications (CDs):
Hewar (2005)

Official website: www.kinanazmeh.com/dia.html

Thanks to: His Excellency Dr. Imad Moustapha of the Embassy of the Syrian Arab Republic and Mel Lehman of Children of Iraq.

(See previous performance)

(Click here to listen to Hewar's tribute "Prayer" while reading a poem -- also a tribute -- to the late Dr. Edward Said.)

** co-produced and co-marketed by David Chambers

September 25, 2005 (Sunday) 6:00 p.m. on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage

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