ZnH at the Childrens Literature Festival, Peshawar

ZnH at the Childrens Literature Festival, Peshawar

We had earlier announced our presence and performance at the Children’s Literature Festival in Peshawar! Here’s the article in Jang covering all the performances, including ours!

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The Enchanting Cousins: Zebunnia Bangash and Haniya Aslam

The Enchanting Cousins: Zebunnia Bangash and Haniya Aslam

Talk to Zebunnia Bangash and Haniya Aslam and it’s hard to visualise them as two famous singers with a fan following. While one is easily surprised at their humility, the passion with which they woo music is hard to miss. No wonder that their journey brought them to the threshold of Mumbai, where they’re collaborating with Hindi film lyricist and music director Swanand Kirkire and...

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When in Turkey…

When in Turkey…

We had a grand time in Turkey  this past month. We not only got to see the amazing sights in Istanbul were also fortunate enough to experience the culture and the music very closely. During our time in Istanbul we met with musicians and heard some amazing music. Turkey has a rich and varied tradition of music and there were so many resonances that we found in our own culture. Discovering...

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Zeb and Haniya to release new EP this fall (Featured on Express Tribune)

Zeb and Haniya to release new EP this fall (Featured on Express Tribune)

LAHORE:The inspired all-girls band Zeb and Haniya is back in the studio to record a follow-up EP (short for extended play, a musical recording that contains more music than a single, but is too short to qualify as an album) after officially announcing that they have signed on with True Brew Records. The untitled EP, which is expected to release sometime during autumn, will be an expression...

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Arab Times, 9 February 2009

Arab Times, 9 February 2009

Zeb & Haniya’s music has a lovely earthy feel, blending the sophistication of jazz and blues with eastern mystical Sufi and folk. The girls sing in several languages including Pashto, Farsi, Turkish, Darri, English and Urdu and they compose and write their own music. There is poetry in the air when Zeb & Haniya render [Paimana Bideh] in all its earthy and sultry glory.

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BBC News World Service, 21 December 2008

BBC News World Service, 21 December 2008

Zeb and Haniya are a living and vivid example of how much more there is to the Pashtun sensibility than the images of gun-toting renegades. Their debut album, Chup (Quiet!), was recently released to rave reviews in Pakistan’s major newspapers.

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