"Do not Abandon" - la Tahjuru

The Conservatory organized a number of productions and concerts to motivate students to practice, participate in ensembles, and communicate with others, which was particularly relevant his year, as they had to cope with the restrictions related to the policy of social distancing and lockdown.

"Do not Abandon" la Tahjuru
Composed to commemorate the 72th anniversary of the Nakba, the Conservatory’s general director Suhail Khoury wrote this song to the words of Fouad Srouji. It was performed by the ensemble Banat al-Quds (Daughters of Jerusalem) and released while students were under lockdown, confined to their homes due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The individual participants recorded their performances via mobile phones.

Voice editing: Ehab Hanieh
Executive Producer: Yacoub Hamoudeh
Video editing: Yousef Khoury
Produced by: Suhail Khoury.

Listen to a performance of this song at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a266wFQFOuM
An interview conducted by Musawa channel is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=pl1-8pPjTnE&fbclid=IwAR0j8DoFJi2aIgI_3OJ_pASosCukTu6WHgwtw3LjOGc6Ovxa0iptbegt7lE&app=desktop