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The 2010 Middle East Festival Music/Chanting Events



1. Event: 2010 Middle East Festival One World Peace Concert –

A Charity Fundraising Concert for the Middle East Festival and the Reel Festivals.

Performers: Waa Sylla, Samba Sene and Diwan, GOL, and Babylon Arabic Band.

Waa Sylla perform songs and dances from West and Central Africa

Samba Sene and Diwan perform World Music with Senegalese soul

GOL perform ‘UK and IRANIAN NU-JAZZ WORLD ELECTRONICA’

Babylon Arabic Band perform Arabic songs throughout all Arab countries

Food and drink provided by Susie’s Diner.

Organisers: The Middle East Festival and Reel Festivals.

Venue: Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9SU.

Date: Saturday 6 February 2010.

Time: Doors open 6pm. Concert 7pm-11pm.

Cost: £12/£10 (Concessions).

Booking: Tickets Scotland Ltd, 127 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DT. 0131 220 3234.

http://www.tickets-scotland.com/ 9am-6pm (8pm Thursday), 11am-6pm Sundays.

Susie’s Diner, 51–53 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DB. 0131 667 8729.

Hilary’s Bazaar, 297 The Royal Mile, Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8BD. 0131 2257103.

Yekta, 96 South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1HN. 0131 225 9706.



2. Event: Love, Lover and Beloved: An Evening of Sufi Devotions and Ecstatic Music.

Facilitators: Diwan Ensemble, and Murshid Saadi Shakur Chishti (Dr Neil Douglas-Klotz).

Venue: Meeting Room, Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2JL.

Date: Saturday 6 March 2010.

Time: Registration: 6.30pm-7pm. Event: 7pm-9.15pm.

Cost: £8/£6 (Concessions) on the door on the night.



3. Event: Land-Song-Being: Sacred Chants with Fionntulach and Peter Govan.

Venue: Meeting Room, Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2JL.

Date: Sunday 7 March 2010.

Time: Registration: 7pm-7.30pm. Event: 7.30pm-9.30pm.

Cost: £10/£8 (Concessions) on the door on the night.



4. Event: Songs for Coming Out in Daylight.

Facilitators: Dr Bill Manley and Dr Geo Athena Trevarthen.

Venue: Meeting Room, Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2JL.

Date: Monday 8 March 2010.

Time: Registration: 6.30pm-7pm. Event: 7pm-9.15pm.

Cost: £8/£6 (Concessions) on the door on the night.



5. Event: An Evening of Sacred Chant with Rabbi Shefa Gold.

Venue: Meeting Room, Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2JL.

Date: Monday 15 March 2010.

Time: Registration: 7pm-7.30pm. Event: 7.30pm-9.30pm.

Cost: £10/£8 (Concessions) on the door on the night.



6. Event: Concert: The Nightingale and the Rose:

Musical meeting points of Christianity, Judaism and Islam in medieval Spain and beyond.

Alva: Vivien Ellis – voice, percussion, Giles Lewin – ‘Ud, vielle.

Venue: St John’s Episcopal Church, Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4BJ.

Date: Thursday 18 March 2010.

Time: Doors open: 6.45pm. Concert: 7.30pm-9.30pm.

Cost: £10.

Booking: Tickets Scotland Ltd, 127 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DT. 0131 220 3234.

http://www.tickets-scotland.com/ 9am-6pm (8pm Thursday), 11am-6pm Sundays.



Contact: Neill Walker, mesp2010@hotmail.co.uk, 0131 331 4469.



Middle East Festival Website for information on other events: www.mesp.org.uk



The 2010 Middle East Festival, MESP 2010



6/2/2010: MESP 2010 Middle East Festival One World Peace Concert

http://www.eicsp.org/events-list/detail ... %20Concert



12/2 - 22/2/2010: MESP 2010 Middle Eastern Film Festival

http://www.eicsp.org/events-list/detail ... 20Festival



23/2 - 4/3/2010: MESP 2010 Pre Events

http://www.eicsp.org/events-list/detail ... e%20Events



27/2 - 3/3/2010: MESP 2010 Middle East Youth Festival

http://www.eicsp.org/events-list/detail ... 20Festival



5/3 - 18/3/2010: MESP 2010 Main Events

http://www.eicsp.org/events-list/detail ... n%20Events



11/1 - 31/3/2010: MESP 2010 Exhibitions and Displays

http://www.eicsp.org/events-list/detail ... 20Displays


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