Marwan Abado is a Palestinian singer, composer and oud player. Born a refugee in Lebanon, he later moved to Austria to continue his studies. Currently performing as a solo musician and member of ensembles in Austria and worldwide. Abado's music is an improvisational mix of Oriental forms and Western elements.
"Marakeb" is Arabic for boats. The lyrics are inspired from the tradition of wishing sailors a safe return home, to the "lost" shores of Palestine.
This performance was held at the Union Chapel.