Amity: Music & Poetry from around the world
Aiming to engage with culture, heritage or community networking and development, Amity wants to breakdown and re-align stereotypes using the arts. It believes in challenging stereotypes, integrating the ideas around identity, creating a safe space for expression and a place to be heard.
Seckou Keita has arguably become the most influential and inspiring Kora player of his generation, with seven centuries of tradition and heritage expressed through his music.
Halo is Nottingham daydreamer, dipping her toes back into music as a form of self love and connection.
NEO is an artist/producer and MC based in the Nottingham who has built up a promising profile since his involvement in the Circle of Light project.
Rimante Little is an artist who expresses through photography and challenges limitations, hence singing. Always striving for self growth, learning to love and accept herself, she wants to inspire others to do the same.
Amarah Kiyani is a 14-year old who sings Sufi / Islamic songs in three languages whilst playing the Duff drum. She has huge potential and we are proud to be working with her.
Ling Peng is a classically trained Chinese musician, whose accomplishments on the Erhu (traditional Chinese violin) has captivated audiences the world over.
Shagufta Khan has been writing poetry for over twenty years, The main theme in her poems is love,
in all its forms. Recently she published her first poetry book entitled ‘An Imperfect Love Story’. @qalbpoetry
Music & Poetry