Aleppo, The Aleppo citadel has hosted al-Asala first Festival for reviving the ancient al-Tarab al-Halabi (Aleppine tarab)and Aleppo's folk songs.
A group of Aleppo's singers, Syrian artists and bands for folkloric dancing and singing participated in the festival.
The artists participating in the festival draw attention to the importance of Aleppo's folklore and songs, underlining the necessity of organizing more festivals to revive and protect this folklore .
They confirmed the need to take care of culture and music in all its aspects because they are the spiritual food of man, referring to the importance of such festivals, especially under the current circumstances.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agency