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Posted On: 27 May 2015 05:46 pm
Updated On: 11 January 2022 08:30 am

BREABACH - Bagpipes in Doha

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Bagpipes are coming to Doha! The energetic Scottish band BREABACH will deliver a thrilling brand of contemporary folk music. The group has earned international recognition as one of the UK’s most dynamic and influential bands this year and will be performing in a one-of-a-kind concert with Qatari artist Mohamed Al Saegh. This is a unique chance to hear Scottish and Qatari artists jamming together, so don’t miss out!


Mohamed Al Saegh will play a selection of traditional music on Qatari musical instruments.

He is one of Qatar’s top musicians and a well-known television actor, playwright, artist and researcher in folk art. He has received numerous festival awards in the Gulf States.

“It is my pleasure to be part of the British Festival: Playing with a traditional Scottish band like Breabach is a privilege and a great opportunity to showcase the cultural dialogue between Qatar and Scotland through music”.

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British Council organised this event with the support of the Scottish government.

“Breabach once again displayed all the artfulness, ambition and imagination that set them so decisively apart from the pack." Scotsman