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.
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
Raoul Gregory Vitale (12 February 1928 – 29 September 2003) was a Syrian musicologist from Latakia who introduced the total description of the ancient Babylonian musical scales used in Music of Mesopotamia and Near East, and also a complete interpretation of the musical notation of the Hurrian Hymn 6 discovered in Ugarit which is considered to be the first known complete musical notation
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.
Saint Ephrem of Syria. Ephrem the Syrian was a Syriac deacon and a prolific Syriac-language hymnographer and theologian of the 4th century from the region of Syria. His works are hailed by Christians throughout the world, and many denominations venerate him as a saint.
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.