HRH Prince Lalla Salma Presides Over Opening Of 19th Fez Festival Of World Sacred Music
HRH princess Lalla Salma presided, Friday night, over the opening ceremony of the 19th Fez Festival of World Sacred Music, held under the patronage of HM king Mohammed VI, on the theme "Fez: Reflections of Andalusia".
HRH the princess attended the inaugural show of the festival under the theme "Love is my religion," a poetic epic of the history of Andalusia through dances, songs, poetry, music and filmed projections.
The Fes Festival of World Sacred Music celebrated this year the Andalusian culture which, for more than eight centuries, has combined the Amazigh, Arab, Iberian, Roman and Visigoth cultures and brought together in one melting pot the East and West cultures, according to the "Spirit of Fez" Foundation which organizes the event.
The festival features a rich programme of lively concerts by artists carrying messages of peace and spirituality from around the world, especially from Mongolia, Greece, Turkey, Mauritania, Spain, Lebanon, India, Martinique, Egypt, Algeria, Bhutan, Portugal, Syria, Palestine, the USA, France and Morocco.
It will offer the public free concerts, exhibitions, Sufi nights, educational events and artistic activities.
The Festival aims to harness the arts and spirituality in the service of human and social development, and the relationship between peoples and cultures.