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The Tablet El Sitt Troupes, an all-female Egyptian Band Reviving Ancient Traditional Music.

Updated: Jun 30, 2022


Founded by Soha Mohammad Ali and composed by only female Tabla players. These are Egyptian women who are reviving ancient traditional music.

Known for their fiery, passionate, and spirited performances, this set of Egyptian women have been turning heads with the way they revived an ancient style of music centered around drumming. These women revive old songs and also sing songs about women.

The stage curtain is drawn. Women in identically colored costumes sit on seats while holding percussion instruments in preparation for a performance. They are the only singers on stage. After a brief period of engagement and enthusiastic crowd appreciation, the group begins performing on their percussion instruments and singing folklore songs.