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.

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.

Faia grew up in the iconic musical city of Aleppo in a family that cherishes culture and arts. At the age of eleven, she moved with her family to Sweden.

Faia grew up in the iconic musical city of Aleppo in a family that cherishes culture and arts. At the age of eleven, she moved with her family to Sweden.

Musicians:   Orwa Saleh - oud / Syria Christoph Cech - piano / Austria Ulrich Drechsler - bass clarinet, basset horn, duclar / Germany

Musicians: Orwa Saleh - oud / Syria Christoph Cech - piano / Austria Ulrich Drechsler - bass clarinet, basset horn, duclar / Germany

Rapper Karine Guignard aka La Gale is half Swiss and half Lebanese. She arose from the Lausanne punk- and DIY-scene.

Rapper Karine Guignard aka La Gale is half Swiss and half Lebanese. She arose from the Lausanne punk- and DIY-scene.

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

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

Eslam Jawaad is a rapper of Lebanese-Syrian origin. His debut album, The Mammoth Tusk, was released in 2009.

Eslam Jawaad is a rapper of Lebanese-Syrian origin. His debut album, The Mammoth Tusk, was released in 2009.

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.

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.

Molvær is considered a pioneer of "future jazz", a genre that fusing jazz and electronic music, showcased on his most commercially successful album, Khmer on the ECM label in October 1997 in Europe and early 1998 in North America.

Molvær is considered a pioneer of "future jazz", a genre that fusing jazz and electronic music, showcased on his most commercially successful album, Khmer on the ECM label in October 1997 in Europe and early 1998 in North America.

Sanem Kalfa developed her own style by enriching jazz with colorful Turkish tradition.  George Dumitriu is a Romanian born guitarist, violinist and a composer.

Sanem Kalfa developed her own style by enriching jazz with colorful Turkish tradition. George Dumitriu is a Romanian born guitarist, violinist and a composer.

Ahmad Alkhatib is a 33 years old dervish dancer originally from Damascus, Syria. Ahmad started dancing at the age of six, around 27 years ago. He took this traditional dance from his family.

Ahmad Alkhatib is a 33 years old dervish dancer originally from Damascus, Syria. Ahmad started dancing at the age of six, around 27 years ago. He took this traditional dance from his family.

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