Azad Farkin

  • country
  • Kurdistan
  • disciplines
  • composing, music, percussion, singing
  • languages
  • Kurdish, Turkish
  • né le 07.04.1965
  • in Diyarbakır, Turquie
  • lives in Paris, France

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Born in 1965 in Diyarbakır, Turkey, Farkin Azad is a kurdish musician, composer, singer and percussionist. Affected by local culture, he started singing at his earliest age at school. In 1989, he joined a musical group with students of University, KOMA SERDILAN, with which he upload the album MEYE. He started to study at the Mesopotamian Cultural Center (MKM), which opened in Istanbul in 1991, then in the one which opened in Diyarbakır one year later. In 1993 he created the Koma Azad music group, with whom he upload few forgotten traditional local song’s albums (ŞEMAL, 1993 ; BIHUSTAMIN, 2001 ; ŞAR, 2004 ; ROJ WÊ BÊ, 2018 ; DERÎ in solo, 2015). He performed during concerts in France, Algeria, Norway, Netherlands, Sweden, Germany. He arrived in France in 2017, he pursues his cultural and artistic studies at the Cultural and Artistic Center Paris Ahmet Kaya, and became a member of the agency of artists in exile in 2021.