“I took a decision to beat terror, intimidation, brainwash, monopoly, through beauty, refinement, civilization and dialogue. From 9 families attending my concert in 2008, today I have 1,200 which the capacity of the major concert hall in Baghdad.” In this inspiring talk, Karim Wasfi shares his personal story of the use of music in Iraq to help overcome death and to defeat terror and hate. Karim is the Director of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra.
Geneva Peace Talks 2016. Recorded at the United Nations Office at Geneva on 21 September 2016.
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