Saturday, 17 March 2012

Music that makes me smile

Occasionally I come across video clips on Youtube of music which seems to lift my spirits.  Mr A often posts videos of music on Facebook, and in particular traditional music from Sivas where his family originated.

While I was watching some videos today, I came across this one.  I'm not absolutely sure where it comes from.  I think it's Urfa, in South Eastern Anatolia,  but don't take my word for it.

In any case, its a video that, for me, captures the atmosphere of  a traditional Turkey, far removed from the tourist areas.

Just watching it makes me smile and fills me with joy!


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14 comments:

  1. I loved it too! Turks are so fantastic at folk dancing - I loved that fat guy.. it's filmed by Nemrut Daği (you can see the big head on the L at one point) which is near Adıyaman. Have you ever been there? It is indeed south-eastern Turkey. Thanks for posting this!!

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    1. Hi Claudia. Thanks for letting us know where it is. No, I've never been there but would love to.

      I like the fat guy too..he reminds me of Mr A :-))

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  2. This has provided a lovely start to my day. Thanks Ayak.

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  3. How very enjoyable. It's put a big smile on my face, Ayak.

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    1. I'm glad Perpetua. Actually every time I reply to a comment on this post I watch the video again...still smiling!

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  4. I like the 'chubby' guy.....fun music. I've never been to the Eastern side of Turkey. My husband was there only when he was in the Military. I would love to go and see some antiquities but he said he won't go there. :-( at this time.

    Sunny and warm here...enjoy your Sunday. Probably evening there for you.

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    1. Glad you enjoyed it Erica. Sunny and warm here too today x

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    1. property dealer in delhi: Glad you enjoyed it, and welcome to my blog

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  6. Ok, finally I have got up to the current post. This week I have reading your blog from the start and I love it. I used to holiday in Turkey a lot but haven't been for the last 10 years and would be afraid it has changed so much. But I really enjoy reading about your life in a Turkish villiage and look forward to your future post.

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    1. Hello Carol and a warm welcome to my blog. What a mammoth task..reading back from the beginning! Thankyou for taking the time to do so and I look forward to your future comments xxx

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