Ten Printed "Reaching for the Sacred" "Reaching for the Sacred" is a show which blends singing, music and dance around the sacred and the spiritual. Three young women, Mukaddas Mijit from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (China), Lynn Adib from Damascus, Syria, and Sandrine Monlezun from France, met in Paris and formed a friendship built on their curiosity towards the each other's culture and on their own artistic experience.
Ibrahim Kevo is a Syrian singer from Al-Hassakeh. Infusing his work with the roots of traditional Syrian music, he is one of few singers to have developed the Arab, Syriac, Armenian, Kurdish and Hazki traditions and to have enriched the musical heritage of Northern Syria. He is also famous for playing the typical instruments of this region, such as buzuq, saz and baghlama.
Rachid Rahma An extraordinary man - poet, musician, chemistry professor and a man of theater. All this is Algerian Rachid Rahma. He has experienced a war for independence in Algeria before emigrating to Bohemia to study there.
Lynn Adib is a Syrian singer, born in Damascus. Introduced first to the Byzantine hymn tradition, she studied classical flute then discovered jazz at the age of 19 years old. Musicians: Lynn Adib - vocal Fady Farah – piano Yann-Lou Bertrand – double bass Augustin Bette - drums
MARWAN AL SOLAIMAN is a poet, musician, pedagogue and construction engineer. He comes from Syria where he had been living until the age of eighteen; in 1982 he moved to the Czech republic. In 1997 he founded the ZIRIAB band, the first Arabian band in the Czech Republic