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American band performs their rendition of the popular Abai song ‘“Aittym Salem, Qalamqas”

September 21, 2020

We are pleased to share this tribute to the Kazakh poet Abai and his song ‘“Aittym Salem, Qalamqas” performed by Humming House, an American band from Nashville, Tennessee.
In 2018 the band had the good fortune of travelling to Kazakhstan as part of an American Music Abroad program and visiting the town of Semey, in Abai’s home region.
This is not the first time the band performed a Kazakh song. In 2018 Humming House recorded a cover version of the song “Nauryz” https://youtu.be/2yY56J6GjdE