Abu Dhabi Festival kicks off GOF2021 with episode 1

The episode shed light on the crafts of the luthier Amr Fawzi, who heads the Arab Oud House workshop in Abu Dhabi, which has witnessed much innovation in the musical instruments manufacturing industry. Moreover, academic writer, Dr. Noura Al Mazroui, offered excerpts from her research on the history and present of oud in the Gulf region and means of its globalization.

Abu Dhabi Festival continues its global events and performances, where it will present on May 29th, at 8:00 p.m. (UAE time), the second episode of Global Oud Forum series of episodes.

Held between March 25th and June 15th, GOF2021 consists of a unique series of seven TV-format episodes that will highlight the insights of academics and experts in the fields of music and arts, the history and development of the oud and how the instrument is integrated into today’s digital music industry. The forum will also offer extensive reports on six distinguished oud makers from across the Arab world, with the participation of 27 oud…

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