Fes Festival of World Sacred Music 2018
During XXIII editions, the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music was celebrated in order to merge art and spirituality, as well as to bring together and unite the different cultures of the world. Each year in the festival perform artists from diffrent faiths (Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Hindu) in a spirit of reciprocal respect and collaboration. The festival is traditionally held in mid-summer but this year the celebration will take place from the 22nd to the 30th of June.
During this year’s edition you will enjoy the performances of artists like Rachid Zeroual (Morocco), the male choir of San Efraín (Hungary), the choir Soweto Gospel (South Africa) or the flamenco Jesús Méndez (Spain). The event lasts a week and the performances can be enjoyed in various points of the city such as the scenarios of Garden Jnan Sbil, Bab Al Makina, Place Boujloud or Dar Adiyel among others.
What does the sacred music festival include?
The program includes all kinds of musical styles, world dances and cultural exchange forums which enrich listeners and participants of the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music. The Forum is an essential part of the festival where its protagonists discuss current issues that will take place on the following days.
However, this festival is not only a simple encounter between cultures and music. It is a perfect opportunity to meet new talents of any artistic field that expose their work in these days and where visitors from all over the world come to immerse themselves in a Moroccan tradition. What is more, other activities related to music and culture, such as exhibitions, are also carried out during the festival.
The approximate prices of the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music:
Forums: € 9
Concerts: € 20 – 60 approximately
Full pass: € 350
These are approximate prices for most performances, but there are other activities or concerts that are completely free! If you are visiting Fez during these days and want to know all the details about the most important Festival of Sacred Music in the world, you can get more information on its official website.