Projected program of the ninth edition (2015)

(This program can be subject to modifications) :

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Under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King Mohamed VI

“The Religion of Love. From Rabiaa, Ibn Arabi, Rumi, to the present day… « 

 

 Saturday 18  April

16.00

 Opening ceremony

General introduction by Faouzi Skali, Roderick Grierson and Bariza Khiari followed by a musical and artistic moment.

20.30

Concert: Tribute to Rabiaa Adawiyya

With Samira Kadiri, Fatim Azzahra Kortobi, Marwane Hajji and Salah Eddîn Mohssine

« Intimate dialogues and illuminations »

Sunday 19 April

10.00

Round Table and poetic readings.

« Tribute to Abdelwahhab Meddeb: Sufi moments ».

16.00

Round Tables: “Is there a revival of Sufism in the Muslim world?”

18.30

Exhibition: Opening of the exhibition “A vous de répondre” Curated by Pascual Jordan, Ingeborg Princess zu Schleswig- Holstein, Rudolf Prince de Lippe at the Pavilion des Expositions Fès Saiss

20.30

 Samaa of the Tariqa Boutchichiyya  Qadiriyya

Samaa of the Tariqa-s Siqilliyya / Wazzaniyya

Monday 20 April

10.00

Round Table:

 ‘The Religion of Love in Persian Mystical Poetry’

16.00

Round Table:

Listen to This Ney”: Music of the Mevlevi’

Kudsi Erguner (with recordings and live performance)

‘Mevlevi visions: Eastern and Western Depictions of Semazens’

Discussion led by Kudsi Erguner, Roderick Grierson and Faouzi Skali

 

20.30

 

‘Aşkın Sesi: The Paths of Love’

Kudsi Erguner: Mevlevi music for the ney

 

 

Tuesday 21 April

10.00

Round Table:

‘Rumi and the Legacy of Persian Music’

Jane Lewisohn

(with recordings)

16.00

Round Table:

Rumi and the Mevlevi: Ecstatic Poetry’

20.30

Samaa of the Tariqa Charqawiyya

 

Wednesday 22 April

10.00

Round Table:

“The scriptural foundations of the Religion of the Love”

16.00

Round Table:

«Presence of Rabiaa »

20.30

 Samaa of the Tariqa Rissouniyya « Al Jawhara az Zarqae »

 

Thursday 23 April

10.00

Round Table:

« Sufi Amazigh culture and poetry »

16.00

Round Table:

“Bards of the spiritual Love of East and West”

20.30

 

-First part: Amazigh songs and poetry.

– Second part : Samaa of the Tariqa Khalwatiyya du Chaykh Nur Allah Fatih (Turquie).

 

 

Friday 24 April

10.00

Round Table:

« Writings and poems about spiritual love in Morocco and Andalusia”

16.00

Round Table:

« Culture and expressions of spiritual love in Sub-Saharan Africa”

20.30

Concert: Sufi singings of Alep: Tribute to Jalaluddine Weiss

Saturday 25 April

10.00

Round Table:

«Love and Futuwwa, the path of the Spiritual Chivalry»

16.00

Concert : Sheikh Hassan Dyck (Deutschland) & Muhabbat Caravan (with the participation of :

Ustad Daud Khan Sadozai , robab , ( Afghanistan )

Anouar Barrada , chant ( Morocco )

Abdul Malik Dyck, Chant, Daf ( Germany)

 Ali Keeler, chant & Violon ( Andalusia )

20.30

Sufi Samaa and  Andalusian Music.

The great voices of the Samaa of Morocco and the Andalusian Ensemble of Thami

« The Religion of Love »

 

 

Musical and poetical accompaniment of the round tables by Katia and Gabrielle Légeret with the participation of Taghi Akbari , Iranian singer accompanied by the kamanché player, Mohammad-Ali Merati

 

Artistic Exhibitions :

 

  • “A vous de répondre” Curated by Pascual Jordan, Ingeborg Princess zu Schleswig- Holstein, Rudolf Prince de Lippe

Opening date: 19th April 2015 at 6.30 pm (Pavilion des Expositions Fès Saiss)

  • Fez Âm’Art exhibition by Fatema Binet Ouakka, Maria Kermadi, Hajjar Alami and Smahane Alaoui from 18th to 25th April 2015 (Barcelo Hotel,Fes)

Among the expected speakers (by alphabetical order):

 

Abdelillah Benarafa, Abdellah Ouazzani, Abdessamad Romero, Abdou Hafidi, Alan Williams, Bariza Khiari, Cheikha Nur, Eric Geoffroy, Ines Safi, Jane Lewisohn, Katia et Gabrielle Legeret, Kudsi Erguner, Leila Badaoui, Leonard Lewisohn, Michael Barry, Mohamed Ghani, Mohammed Dibaji, Olivier De Gandt, Roderick Grierson, Saad El Khiari, Saïda Bennani, Salaheddine Mestaoui, Salah Stetiié, Salamatou Sow, Souada Maoulainine, Touria Ikbal…

 

All the events will take place in the Museum Batha except the evenings of Friday 24th and Saturday 25th which will be held in Bab Makina