Global Spring: Something like home — Nemat Battah

Nemat Battah explores love, healing and compassion between family members.

In Something Like Home Nemat returns to her familial roots and the gift of music in her life as a healing agent for inspiration. Something like home explores the effect of finding common ground of love and compassion between family members, especially those who have been navigating the traumas of war.


  • Nemat Battah (PS/JO): composition, voice & oud
  • Teemu Mustonen(FI): drums
  • Oscar Beerten (CO/BE): violin
  • Nathan Riki Thomson (AU): double bass
  • Anna-Sofia Anttonen (FI): saxophone
  • Juulia Salo (FI): kantele
  • Devina Boughton (US): trumpet
  • Ra’ed Al-Zaben (JO): lyrics
  • Mohammed Moe Mustafa (PS/KW/JO): videography & visuals 


To be announced.

Global Spring 16.-20.5.

Global Spring is an annual festival featuring students, teachers, alumni and special guests representing Sibelius Academy’s Global Music Department. The Global Music Department embraces pluralistic, fluid approaches to sound, culture and identity, creating new hybrid musical spaces through intercultural dialogue and collaboration. Expect a feast of dynamic, innovative and inspiring concerts, featuring performers from around the world celebrating the diversity of our planet.

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Additional Information:  Eeva Hohti


20.5.2022 at 20:00 – 21:00


Black Box

Mannerheimintie 13

00100 Helsinki

Helsinki Music Centre


Free entry.

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