Nohay is a genre of music that is typically associated with Shia Muslims and is often performed during the month of Muharram. It is a form of religious poetry that is recited in a mournful tone and is meant to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. The lyrics of nohay often focus on themes of sacrifice, grief, and the struggle against oppression. The music is typically accompanied by traditional percussion instruments such as the daf and tabla. Nohay artists often have a strong following within the Shia community and are known for their powerful and emotional performances.
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