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Music Culture

Şanlıurfa Folk Music has a distinguished position in Turkish Folk Music with its musicality, lyrical richness, number of works, quality and systematic performances, and thanks to these characteristics, a very nice analogy like Şanlıurfa is open to the public conservator. In the weddings, henna nights, “asbap gecesi”, dervish convent,  “dağ yatı gecesi” and finally at “Sıra gecesi“ the masters of this open conservatory, lecturers, readers, have made lectures on their behalf.


The great majority of the people are also interested in music because people who live in Şanlıurfa musicals in every stage of their life. Even so, in Şanlurfa, even the hobbyists have put their own style and names, for example; Bahçacı, Kalaycı, Daşçı, Keçeci Hoyrat as well; So almost young and old alike are more or less interested in music.