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Quick facts

City: Bukhara
Country: Uzbekistan
Years Experience:
50
Craft/Material:
Traditional Uzbek musical instruments
Learned from:
Father
Background:
Mirfaiz was playing music with him at weddings since he was a little child. Halima learned to play music shortly after they got married over 25 years ago.
Inspiration:
Family and Traditions
Aspirations:
Make a decent living doing what they love.
About:

Mirfaiz & Halima live in the city of Bukhara, in the south of Uzbekistan. Mirfaiz is very respected artisan, maker of traditional Uzbek musical instruments. His father was a famous musician, playing multiple Doyras (Uzbek national variety of tambourines) at the same time. 

Photos & Videos (3)
Mirfaiz & Halima Aliev's picture
mirfaiz-halimaaliev13536016740167 cover video

Organizations and Helpers

Castelfranco Veneto, United States
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