Ministry of Culture's Centre of Music Affairs held Thursday a musical evening as part of Darb Al Saai activities currently held on the occasion of the National Day celebrations held under the slogan "Our Unity is the Source of Our Strength".

The evening witnessed Qatari young artists, associated with orchestra composers, performing their best oud melodies and songs. They played both solo and collective Arabic, Gulf and Western music that captivated the audience.

Artist AbdulAziz Saleh, who gave a solo oud playing for music by late singer Mohamed Abdulwahab, said he was happy to take part in the National Day celebrations.

Artist Ali Al Khalousi said he was keen to participate in this year's National Day activities based on the importance for artists to attend such events.

Commenting on his participation in the evening, Al Khalousi said he performed a solo oud playing for music by international musician Johann Sebastian Bach.
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