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Hamed Wardak currently splits his time between his home in New York City and On the island of Puerto Rico. (Hamed) Wardak is the son of a former defense minister for Afghanistan. Hamed Wardak is an entrepreneur and recently joined the techno music world, creating, producing, and performing his new artistry in underground techno clubs all over the world. Hamed Wardak is known as […]

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Chama Emerald Mines In Chama exists the world’s most significant emerald producing pit. This mine remains a combined effort between the country of Zambia and a leading supplier of colored gemstones from ethical sources. Approximately one-fourth of the world’s supply of emeralds originates from this area and mine. The experience of searching for emeralds in […]

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Electronic music actually involves numerous subgenres and even non-genres. It’s easy for the uninitiated to lump them all into the corporate-labeled non-genre of electronic dance music or EDM. To help you survive any future discussions with certain DJs and even dancers who take the “culture” and what they do a tad too seriously here are […]

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Iceland Techno scene on Hamed Wardak speaks

Iceland, a country of a mere 350,000 people, is currently a facing considerable economic difficulty and intimidating environmental problems. Not surprisingly, there is tremendous unease in the country over these issues; however, there is also a great deal of energy coming from people in Iceland that is being directed towards raising awareness of problems and […]

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Hamed Wardak on Afghanistan emeralds

Tragically, Afghanistan has been ravaged by decades of non-stop war. But hidden deep within the country’s mountains, there’s a green oasis where something precious and rare is hidden away. The Panjshir Valley, which lies north of the capital of Kabul, is home to over 172 emerald mines. These valuable gems also called Panjshir emeralds, have […]

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Hamed Wardak writes about Eitheopian emeralds

Ethiopian emeralds remain one of the most beautiful varieties of emerald found on the market. Some experts say that the color of Ethiopian emeralds rivals those found in Colombia, the home of the highest quality emeralds. Gemstone dealers appear very excited about these stones because they don’t require treatment with oil. Oil treatment remains a […]

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With its iconic location in the Himalayas and its rich Hindu tradition, Nepal may seem an unlikely place to spawn a revolution in contemporary music. Yet in its capital city of Kathmandu, a thriving electronic music scene has emerged amid natural disasters and political upheaval. Young Nepalese have embraced house, techno and bass-driven music. They […]

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