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Fes Sacred Music Festival Program - 24th Edition June 22, 2018

Program running from Friday June 22 to Saturday June 30th.

2018 prgram will be updated soon

Below find the detailed itinerary for the Fes Sacred music festival of 2018. including all artist locations and time. If you you wish to attend the Festival, we invite you to review our tour itinerary, that includes hotels and riads as well as English Speaking Guides and Drivers.
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Time Table for the 24th Edition:

Friday, June 22

9:00 pm Bab Al Makina

Opening Concert: specially commissioned by the Spirit of fez Foundation, CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS: Journey of Cultures concept and artistic Direction: faouzi Skali and Laila Ben Mousssa Director: Thiery Poquet, Musical Composition: Arash sarkechik


Saturday, June 23

4 pmBatha Museum

Beautiful Africa Mali – Rokia Traore Mali




8:30 pm Bab Al Makina

Roberto Alagna – France

Sunday, June 24th

4 pmBatha Museum

Luzmila Carpio // Bolivia

9:00 pm Bab Al Makina

Yousou N'Dour & Jonny Clegg Tribute to Nelson Mandela// Senegal

Ulzhan Baibussynova, Voice and Dombra Lute, Kazakhstan Nodira Pirmatova, voice, and Dutar lute, Uzbekistan

Monday, June 25th

4 pmBatha Museum

Bardic Divas – Women Poets of Central AsiaKazakhstan - Uzbekistan

Raushan Urazbayeva, Qyl-qobyz (two stringed Guitar) Kazakhstan.

Tuesday, June 26th

4 pmBatha Museum

Jordi Saval
Orient -Occident




8 pm & 10 pmDar Mokri

Amina Alaoui (Arco Iris)
Saïfallah Ben Abderrazak, violonist
Sofiane Negra, oud

José Luis Montón, guitar
Eduardi Miranda, mandoline
Idriss Agnel, guitar and percussions

Amina Alaoui is the diva of Andalusian Arabo Moorish music of medieval time, Flamenco, and Fado,
Poems in Arabic Portugese, Spanish, Hebreu and Persian.

Wednesday, June 27th


A night in the Medina
A musical journey through different riads in Fez

7:30 pmDar Adiyel

Sacred chants from the Kingdom of Buthan featuring:
Jigme Drukpa, Pema Samdrup and Namkha Lhamo with the collaboration of the Ministry of Home and
Cultural Affairs Kingdom of Buthan

Buthan sacred music is featured for the first time in the festival of Fez. Poems from the Tibetan Poet
Milarepa (1040 – 1123 ad)

7:30 pmDar Mokri

Indian Night of sacred chants

XVIII-21 Baroque music with Nomadic indian Raga music by Pandit Shyam Sundar Goswami - France-

Jean-Christophe Frisch, Flutist and artistic director of the ensemble XVIII-21 Le Baroque
Singer Cyrille Gerstenhaber, reconstituantes le Chandernagor du XVIII. Master Pandit Shyam will
feature the dream of Raga bengali khyal.

9 pmBatha Museum

Ana Moura - Portugal

The Fado of Lisbon
Ancient Portuguese spiritual

Thursday, June 28th

4 pmDar Batha

sacred Songs of Gypsies of Provence– france


9:00 pmBab Al Makina

Judeo -arab Night –

with francoise atlan and Lior el Maleh

Friday, June 29th

4pmDar Batha--Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar - India
9:00 pmBab Al Makina

Kadem Saher/ Sufi Chants Irak

Saturday, June 30th

4pmBatha MuseumRaza Khan and Coumbane Mint Ely Wardane - India & Mauritania
Poetry of the Sands and words of the Nomads
Indian and Sahara sacred music.
8:30 pmBab Al Makina--Buddy Guy Legend - USA-Guests: Hot 8 Brass Band from Chicago Blues to New Orleans Jazz-