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until Roskilde Festival 2015 - 27 June to 4 July

HAMADCHA SUFI TARIQA OF ESSAOUIRA (MA)

Saturday 07.07.12 - 02:45 - Gloria

Every Sunday you can get cured by the music brotherhood of Hamadcha Sufi Tariqa in the Moroccan port town Essaouira.

In the town’s ancient medina the locals gather to obtain a purifying trance by the force of the music or maybe even by the help of Allah. An equivalent magical experience is now taking place at Roskilde Festival.

With their Arabian oboes, exotic minor scales and persistent percussion rhythms the Moroccans create a unique space that is both timeless and drags you down through the centuries. The roots of this music reach more than 500 years back in time and are part of the mystic and poetic sufi tradition of Islam.

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HAMADCHA SUFI TARIQA OF ESSAOUIRA
Arabic trance music with origins back in the golden age of Islam.
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