Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Commencement of the First World Festival of Sufi Meetings and Music


From the Spanish Press
Comienza el primer festival mundial de encuentros y música sufíes

El Faro: Ceuta y Melilla

by M.A.P.

The first edition of the world festival of Sufi meetings and musicians takes place today in Marrakesh (321 km to the south of Rabat) through the initiative of the association “The Muniya for the conservation and the revitalization of Moroccan heritage”
During a press conference for the event the organizers affirmed that the ambition of the festival is to value the cultural and spiritual identity of the country through meetings and evenings of Sufi music.
The programme of this first event includes amongst other things, lively music by Moroccan and Arab groups, and discussions on the principal theme, “Sufism: The Tree of Knowledge and of Love”. There will also be exhibitions of manuscripts of the Qur’an and of Sufi libraries.
The musical evenings which will take place in the shrines (zawiyyas) and the historical palaces and gardens of Marrakesh will be enlivened by such prestigious groups as Al-Kindi of Syria, ‘Sayed Imam’ of Egypt and Moroccan groups like ‘Al-Abasiya’ of Marrakesh and El Dakirin of Rabat.

1 comment:

Nash Ar-Rawy said...

Salaam Brethren,
Congratulation! on ur sufi meeting n music festival. I a lover of world universal sufi music. Being a sufi lyricist n vacalist i hereby humblely dedicate my "Divine Song Lyrics" Do pls vu them: nasharrawy.blogspot.com tq
Peace! Loves!
Nash Ar-Rawy

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Commencement of the First World Festival of Sufi Meetings and Music

From the Spanish Press
Comienza el primer festival mundial de encuentros y música sufíes

El Faro: Ceuta y Melilla

by M.A.P.

The first edition of the world festival of Sufi meetings and musicians takes place today in Marrakesh (321 km to the south of Rabat) through the initiative of the association “The Muniya for the conservation and the revitalization of Moroccan heritage”
During a press conference for the event the organizers affirmed that the ambition of the festival is to value the cultural and spiritual identity of the country through meetings and evenings of Sufi music.
The programme of this first event includes amongst other things, lively music by Moroccan and Arab groups, and discussions on the principal theme, “Sufism: The Tree of Knowledge and of Love”. There will also be exhibitions of manuscripts of the Qur’an and of Sufi libraries.
The musical evenings which will take place in the shrines (zawiyyas) and the historical palaces and gardens of Marrakesh will be enlivened by such prestigious groups as Al-Kindi of Syria, ‘Sayed Imam’ of Egypt and Moroccan groups like ‘Al-Abasiya’ of Marrakesh and El Dakirin of Rabat.

1 comment:

Nash Ar-Rawy said...

Salaam Brethren,
Congratulation! on ur sufi meeting n music festival. I a lover of world universal sufi music. Being a sufi lyricist n vacalist i hereby humblely dedicate my "Divine Song Lyrics" Do pls vu them: nasharrawy.blogspot.com tq
Peace! Loves!
Nash Ar-Rawy