Somali people singing in ‘chorus of affection’
SANAA - Anatolia News Agency
The ‘chorus of affection,’ formed by a group of Somali students and musicians gave its first concert yesterday and received huge ovation for the song ‘Thanks Turkey.’ AA photoA group of Somali students and musicians living in Yemen have established a “chorus of affection” for Turkey. The chorus composed songs about rapprochement of the two countries after the humanitarian crisis in Somalia.
“Our songs are the expression of our gratitude to Turkey,” Professor Ahmad Naji Saad, the former head of the Somali National University Conservatory, said.
Turkey’s Ambassador to Yemen Fazlı Çorman listened to the chorus’ first concert yesterday. The chorus’ song “Turkiya waad mahadsantahay” (Thanks Turkey) received huge ovation. Some of the songs were sung in Turkish, and the songs eulogize Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s aid campaign and the decision not to remain indifferent to the tragedy of humanity in Somalia.