a group of young musicians gathered to form a band that produces
melodic songs reflecting their cultural backgrounds and the
concerns and ideas of the young generation.
started re-arranging several folkloric songs, and produced them again in a
contemporary way to meet the needs of the young people and make them appreciate
their heritage and culture.
Sawa" (Meaning "all of us together") became increasingly serious about their
music and their widely spread popularity, they embarked on a series of concerts
and TV appearances, culminating in several concerts in October 1999 in Damascus
and Aleppo. The concerts were so successful that they lasted three nights and
were attended by over than
was invited to perform at
The Syrian Song Festival,
which was held at the Ancient Aleppo Citadel in 1999. The band also performed a
series of concerts for three nights with British group called
in September 2000. The two bands performed individually and together on stage as
part of the British Council's activities and was extremely successful and a
unique experience for the band.
November, the band organized a charity performances for four nights and were
attended by over than
people and in May 2001.
KulnaSawa signed a worldwide recording contract with
and released tow international
albums starting June 2001 including the hugely, crossover singles "Nezlen Ala El
Bustan" and "Wain A Ramallah" and other line favorites including " Almaya", "Koul
Shi Esmoh Jadid" and "Noujmah Kutbiah" The Album got
creative video clips were self-produced and is sure to generate large airplay by
the premium TV networks.
toured abroad and did successful concerts like Dubai, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco
and lately during the launching of their second album “Musaique”
did three big concerts with the special appearance of the international Egyptian
that added a great value to the event.
a very important stops in their history they shared the stage in Broadway
in New York on November 2004 with the well known International artist of the "The
they performed with the legendary musician of(
Peter, Paul and Mary) Peter Yarrow
in Saint Louis in a concert to remember.
Concert for Peace Tour
last November 2004 brought KulnaSawa, The well-known music group from Damascus,
Syria, to American audiences. KulnaSawa combined the distinctive sounds of
oriental music with the beat and style of American music for a unique sound.
Concerts were held in more than 20 major cities around the U.S including the
headquarters of the United Nation in New York were they got their
tow Awards of Peace.
In the midst
of the current tensions and conflict between East and West, the virtuoso
musicians of Together/KulnaSawa which are made up of highly accomplished young
Christian and Muslim musicians from Syria used music, the universal language, as
a way to build understanding and trust between Americans and the people of the
what made of them one of the nominees to win the
Golden European Quality Award
Daily Star, an English-language newspaper, said that Together/KulnaSawa “is
breaking new ground with their fusion of Western and Middle Eastern music styles.”
KulnaSawa is a rare commodity and a very welcomed addition to the Arabic music
scene they sing, write songs, produce them and playing their own instruments…
answer to U2.