Konya International Mystic Music Festival (Konya Uluslararası Mistik Müzik Festivali)

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Country and Region TurkeyKonya Province
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Karatay, Konya Province, Turkey
Festival Contact Information

Konya Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism
Aziziye Mah. Aslanlıkışla Cad. No:5
Phome: (009) 0332-3534021-3534022, or
Email: bilgi@mistikmuzikfest.com

Festival Description

The Konya Mystic Music Festival has been held annually since 2003 in commemoration of the birthday (September 30th) of the great sufi mystic and poet Rumi who lived and died in Konya.

Festival Dates September 22 - 30, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Sunday, September 22
    • Zakir Hussain (India)
      Sangat: Rhythms of Indian Classical Music
  • Monday, September 23
    • Lo Còr de la Plana (France)
      Occitan Chants
  • Tuesday, September 24
    • Movements Foundation (The Netherlands)
      Gurdjieff’s Music and Movements
  • Wednesday, September 25
    • Palsandae (South Korea)
      Mystic Music and Dance of Korea
  • Thursday, September 26
    • Tichakunda Mbira & Caution Shonhai (Zimbabwe)
      Mbira Music
  • Friday, September 27
    • Rhoum El Bakkali Ensemble (Morocco)
      Hadra Chefchaouen
  • Saturday, September 28
    • Alim Qasimov (Azerbaijan)
  • Sunday, September 29
    • Faqirs of Bhit Shah (Pakistan)
  • Monday, September 30
    • Konya Turkish Sufi Music Ensemble (Turkey)
      Semâ (Whirling) Ceremony
      Ministry of Culture and Tourism


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