Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival 2016

Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival 2016 – September 2016

Musicians of a myriad of religions from the four corners of the world gather once a year in Jerusalem for a pilgrimage of peace, tolerance and brotherhood and for four days of performances that will make you stop and ponder, have you dancing wildly, enlighten you and make your heart soar.



The Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival is a harmonious call to all the nations and faiths of the world to come together in equality and to rejoice in themselves. This festival of song, discourse and deliberation offers a setting that embraces a variety of sacred music, sweeping participants away in a blend of the senses.

Now in its fourth year, the Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival 2015 will reach for new heights, presenting an expansive program that will provide festival-goers with opportunities delve into musical styles and never-before-heard combinations.

The venues are almost as conducive to spirituality as the music itself, including thousand-year-old caves, churches and synagogues.

In a city of diversity that has heard innumerable prayers and hymns, the Sacred Music Festival succeeds in producing an ode to brotherhood and faith in the human spirit.

Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival 2016 Concerts

Musicians of a myriad of religions from the four corners of the world gather once a year in Jerusalem for a pilgrimage of peace, tolerance and brotherhood and for four days of performances that will make you stop and ponder, have you dancing wildly, enlighten you and make your heart soar.

The Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival is a harmonious call to all the nations and faiths of the world to come together in equality and to rejoice in themselves. This festival of song, discourse and deliberation offers a setting that embraces a variety of sacred music, sweeping participants away in a blend of the senses.

Now in its fourth year, the Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival 2015 will reach for new heights, presenting an expansive program that will provide festival-goers with opportunities delve into musical styles and never-before-heard combinations.

The venues are almost as conducive to spirituality as the music itself, including thousand-year-old caves, churches and synagogues.

In a city of diversity that has heard innumerable prayers and hymns, the Sacred Music Festival succeeds in producing an ode to brotherhood and faith in the human spirit.

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Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival 2016 Concerts

Ravid Kahalani & Sona Jobarteh

Yemenite grooves meet African beats in this special collaboration

 

Where: Jerusalem International YMCA, 26 King David Street, Jerusalem
When: September 18, 2016 at 7:00 and 10:00 pm
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Baaba Maal

The high priest of rhythm from Senegal makes his first appearance in Israel.

 

Where: The Tower of David Museum, Jaffa Gate, Old City, Jerusalem
When: September 20, 2016 at 9:45 pm and September 21, 2016 at 6:30 pm
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Cairo-Jerusalem

Ziv Yehezkel, Nasreen Qadri & The Jerusalem Andalusian Orchestra conducted by Tom Cohen

Where: Jerusalem International YMCA, 26 King David Street, Jerusalem
When: September 20, 2016 at 7:30 pm
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Kudsi Erguner — Maftirim

Kudsi Erguner sings ancient maftirim from Islamic Turkey in Hebrew in a performance prepared especially for the festival.

 

Where: Jerusalem International YMCA, 26 King David Street, Jerusalem
When: September 21, 2016 at 9:00 pm
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ZOHAR FRESCO HOSTS

The legendary frame drummer in a collaborative original performance with 4 of his peers from all over the world

 

Where: Jerusalem International YMCA, 26 King David Street, Jerusalem
When: September 22, 2016 at 10:00 pm
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Misty in Roots: Roots, Reggae & Truth

Opening performance by Vernon Maytones and ROOTSTOCK

Where: Tower of David Museum, Jerusalem
When: September 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm
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CLOSING PERFORMANCE

Two shows with one ticket! First, Boom Pam and Selda take the stage for a collaborative performance followed by the Qawwali-Flamenco with Shuki Shawiki and Shai Tsabari.

Where: The Tower of David Museum, Jaffa Gate, Old City, Jerusalem
When: September 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm
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DETAILS

When: September 18-23, 2016
Where: The Tower of David Museum and YMCA, Jerusalem
Info: Official website

 

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