Abdulqahar Zakhoyi: A Lifelong Journey in Kurdish Music

Despite his 30 years of experience, Zakhoyi humbly believes he is still at the beginning of his journey and continues to sing in memory of Ardawan Zakhoyi.
The Kurdish singer Abdulqahar Zakhoyi. (Photo: Kurdistan24)
The Kurdish singer Abdulqahar Zakhoyi. (Photo: Kurdistan24)

ERBIL (Kurdistan24) - Abdulqahar Zakhoyi, one of the most powerful voices in Kurdish art, has made a significant impact in the world of music and song with his unique works.

Despite his 30 years of experience, Zakhoyi humbly believes he is still at the beginning of his journey and continues to sing in memory of Ardawan Zakhoyi.

"Singing is the renewal of a new year for me, and every time I release a new song, it's like coming back to my lover. I'm sure I won't live without songs and music, and I'll drown in the river of love," Abdulqahar told Kurdistan24.

Zakhoyi's passion for singing began at the tender age of seven, inspired by the voice of Ardawan Zakhoyi.

Reflecting on his journey, he shared, "The voice of Ardawan Zakhoyi attracted me to the art of singing. I want to develop my art further because there are advanced instruments, and music has improved significantly."

With his dedication and passion, Abdulqahar Zakhoyi continues to be a prominent figure in Kurdish music, constantly evolving and embracing new musical advancements.