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Fes Festival of World Sacred Music

Life's journey: A Sufi Parable in Fes

Katherine Marshall | Posted 08.24.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The messages of diversity, tolerance, and appreciation of difference are both ancient and modern. They are a balm and they are real. The notion of living together is not a danger to be managed nor an unattainable dream. It is within reach.

A Fes Aperitif: Searching for Balance

Katherine Marshall | Posted 08.07.2013 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

On the eve of the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music, a lunch conversation foreshadowed a feast of sensual experience, wonder at new ideas and underlying challenges in the very different lenses through which different people view the same world.

A Magical Tour of Fes, Morocco: Sacred Music to Open Hearts and Minds

Katherine Marshall | Posted 08.26.2012 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Morocco's Fes Festival of World Sacred Music attracts music lovers and seekers from many corners of the world. It's a magical place to be in June.

Fes Forum 2011: Finding A Soul For Globalization

Katherine Marshall | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The wisdom of the heart, of love and of poetry must be acknowledged, even in a scientific quest for truth

The Fes Festival: Different Drummers

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

This year the Fes Festival presented two excellent drumming ensembles. Experiencing these two groups got me thinking about how much we rely on our own cultures to interpret sound.

A Day in the Life of the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michal Shapiro

Everything I saw at the Fes Festival had merit on some level, and some things even made my heart sing.