Mafar Band has now released the first single of its new album, “On the road of Aitit”, Which is included in the second album entitled “Visa”. This album contains 7 songs from the Arab world including Palestinian, Jordanian, Syrian, Lebanese, Iraqi, Egyptian and Algerian traditional songs.
“Aitit” was written and composed by the Professor William Nassar, who sang to the memory of his friend who was captured. Recorded and Mixed at RJ Music Productions in Palestine by John handal and Yousef Handal, Mastered by Abbey Roads in Britain.
Mafar Band Produced and Directed the music video, and Filmed by Fadi Dahabrah. Video Footages were taken from the war in Lebanon, Syria and Palestine in 1982 and 2006.
The band was formed in Palestine, Bethlehem in 2014. The idea was to recreate a base for the alternative music in Palestine and build a new scene for the independent music in general. Untitled is the first album for Mafar released in July 2016 and it contains 9 songs.
It is worth mentioning that the Palestinian band “Mafar” won the second place among many Arab countries in The Arab Festival for Music in the Moroccan city “Guelmim”, and also got three individual prizes.