The cold January night sets on the quiet streets of Garden City, as ROOM Art Space slowly fills with the alluring, harmonious tunes of the accordion. Youssra El-Hawary opens the show with a soulful rendition of her song Eyrah (Shame), a hymn to all things that are beautifully deplorable.
The concert, which was held 3 January, was organised as a means of supporting ROOM, who have openly addressed their recent financial struggles and invited artists’ as well as the public’s support. Several artists responded to this call for help, among them accordionist, singer and composer Youssra El-Hawary.
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