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Paris

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.

Splendor

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.

Beirut (بيروت)

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.

Wien / Vienna (Wien)

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

Korzo

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

Beirut (بيروت)

Marc Perrenoud Trio is a dutch band. Musicians: Marc Perrenoud - piano Cyril Regamey - drums Marco Muller - double bass

Praha | Prague (Praha)

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.

Splendor

Since 1995, jazz trumpeter Gerard Kleijn has led a very wide variety of his own groups and has made 10 CDs as bandleader, all very well received by press and audiences.

Paris

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

Praha | Prague (Praha)

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