Ramadan music

Religion brought along traditions, which were then adopted and assimilated into local cultures. One such practice kept alive in the wider Islamic world from North Africa to South, Southeast, and Central Asia, is the chanting of Ramadan songs during Islam’s holy month of Ramadan.


Ömar-Qari is one of the most prominent folk singers of Qumul naghmäliri (a repository of folk music). He is also renowned for his mastery of playing various musical instruments, especially Qumul ghijek, the two-stringed fiddle - Listen to his Cappella solo here.