Meet our artists: Mukadas Mijit

Mukadas Mijit, Uyghur region/France

Mukaddas Mijit was born in Urumchi, the capital of Uyghur Homeland. She is an ethnomusicologist, filmmaker, danseur and music manager.

In 2003 Mukaddas Mijit came to Paris to study classical music. The non-visibility of Uyghur culture made her decide to study Ethnomusicology to enable her to promote her own culture. In 2015, she obtained her PhD degree on ethnomusicology, researching about “Staging of Uyghur Dance and Music”.

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