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Fes Sacred Music Festival: 4 - 12 of June, 2010

Fes, Morocco

Would you like to take a look at unusual destination, unusual event? Head to Fes Festival! This sacred music festival is widely acclaimed as one of the world’s great musical events. It brings together performers from every corner of our planet for a week of artistic excellence in Morocco ’s ancient city Fes. This holy city is one of the largest cities in Morocco and is a popular tourist destination. It represents the spiritual heart of Islam and honours all the world’s spiritual traditions. Discover the influence of religion and a part of world's culture. The festival will be taking place from the 4th to 12th of June, 2010. If you have not got a chance to see the Fez music festival earlier, then do not miss it this time!

This year's programme includes Royal Ballet of Cambodia, The Young Gotipuras Dancers (India), Shakila Saidi & the Rajab Suleiman Trio (Tanzania), SamulNori Hanullim Ensemble (South Korea), Bagdad-Jerusalem Ensemble (Israel & Iraq) and others. A rich diversity of musical expression linked by a common theme – the harmony that we know is possible. The tickets of the festival can be bought online, so feel free to book them in advance if you don't want to miss a wonderful concerts. The Fes Festival of World Sacred Music brings this into vivid focus, as it invites musicians from all over the world to perform together in Fez and it makes for an exciting event for music lovers.

The festival is not only about the music. It is about being in a wonderful city as well. Morocco is famous as a country full of various traditions and cultures. You can find busy street markets and non-stopping casual life in Fez whenever you are ready to go out. Don't forget that Morocco is known as a paradise for food lovers as they can enjoy different types of delicacies here. Moroccan cuisine is a mix of several different cuisines, such as Berber, Mediterranean, Spanish, Portuguese, Moorish, Corsican, and African cuisines. It is a simply a gourmet journey. Discover the best of the city.

Morocco will definitely surprise you. It is a country of contrasts, where only short drives out of modern city centres, leads you right into societies where large parts of the social fabrics remain intact from centuries back in time. From busy medieval cities to desert excursions. Fes is known as one of the four imperial cities, the other three being: Marrakesh, Meknes, and Rabat. From the year 1170 to 1180, Fez was believed to be the largest city in the world and presently too, it is regarded by the Muslims as the holiest city after Mecca and Medina. Experience the charm of Arabic nights.

City: Fez
Country: Morocco
By: Fes Hostels
Published on 17-Apr-2010
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