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“Maybe Shamstep is the search of identity. A search after the belonging to a certain area, a culture, a land, that up until this day is suffering from colonialism.”

The Turban Times met with the London-based electro-dabke band 47SOUL, for an interesting talk about Palestinian identity and Arab youth, borders and sense of belonging, rights and resistance, and the objectives and message of their revolutionary Shamstep music.

Videography by Stefan Thorndahl


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