Program for The Jerusalem Festival – Songs of Freedom

The program for the 2003 edition of The Jerusalem Festival – Songs of Freedom is now available.

The Jerusalem Festival – Songs of Freedom 2003, organized by Yabous Productions will take place throughout the period of 20th–29th of July 2003, in cooperation with the General Consulate of France and with the support of cultural activists

Concerts in Jerusalem will take place at “Tombs of the Kings”, Salah Eddin St., at 8:00pm.The festival is based upon the theme of Freedom. The Jerusalem Festival encompasses a unique theme and vision; which consequently defines its character, atmosphere and program.

The major aim of the organizers is to give hope and courage to Palestinian people in pain, to bring back to the city of East Jerusalem, its cultural glory as the central Palestinian city and to contribute to the development of the cultural, educational economic and touristic life of East Jerusalem.www.yabous.org

Program:

Date

Day

Concert in
Jerusalem

Concert in
Bethlehem

20-July

Sunday

Awj-
Arabic Choral Ensemble of NCM – Palestine

 

21-July

Monday

Zimar –
Palestine

Erik Truffaz
Quartet -France

22-July

Tuesday

Erik
Truffaz Quartet – France

 

23-July

Wednesday

Luar Na
Lubre  -Spain

 

24-July

Thursday

Sibongile
Khumalo – South Africa

Luar Na Lubre-
 Spain

25-July

Friday

Misk Wa
Anber – Palestine/Austria

 

26-July

Saturday

Rim Banna
– Palestine

Misk Wa Anber
– Palestine/Austria

27-July

Sunday

Black
Umfolosi  – Zimbabwe

 

28-July

Monday

Quilapayun
– Chile

 

29-July

Tuesday

The
Oriental Music Ensemble- Palestine

Quilapayun –
 Chile

Concerts in Bethlehem are in cooperation with The International Center of Bethlehem – The National Conservatory of Music.

The Jerusalem Festival – Songs of Freedom 2003 is organized in cooperation with the Consulate General of France in Jerusalem and is supported by the European Union.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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