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The Sufi Night once again focuses our attention on the ecstatic music of the mystical tradition of Islam. With groups from Turkey, Morocco, Egypt, and Indonesia, this year's event shows just how diverse its sources of inspiration can be. The event features the Whirling Dervishes of Konya, the Sufi songs and music of the Indonesian ensemble Syubbanul Akhyar, the Moroccan Sama of the Haj Mohamed Bajedoub & Ensemble and, between the concerts, the audio-visual poems of Diwans. The evening ends with a series of meditative rituals called dhikr performed by four Egyptian munshidin (religious singers). Prepare to be dazzled!

6 p.m. Diwans.org audio-visual poems @ Terarken Hall
7 p.m. Concert Syubbanul Akhyar (Indonesia) => Video
7.30 p.m. Perormance whirling dervishes of Konya (Turkey) => Website
The Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture and Tourism’s Konya Turkish Tasawwuf Music Ensemble Group
9.30 p.m. Concert Haj Mohamed Bajeddoub & Ensemble : Samaa from Marocco
Intermission
10.30 p.m. Fawanys: dhikr from Egypt - Concert of four munshidin : Cheikh Sayed El Chenchify ; Cheikh Mohammad Seyam ; Cheikha Wafaa El Moursy; Gaber => Vidéo - Vidéo

Sufi Night 2011 => Video