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Syrian youth revive street performances

Young Syrian musicians perform on the streets of Damascus to engage passersby, despite the security crackdowns.
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DAMASCUS, Syria — As a result of the Syrian conflict, cultural events have been on the decline in Damascus. Yet, some performers have moved from theater stages to the streets, with passersby as the audience.

Young Syrians have become familiar with the organization Meet Us On The Road, whose members appear unexpectedly on the street with their instruments to recite their "musical" prayers, only to disappear suddenly.

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