Fes festival of world music
July 13th, 2010
02:09 PM ET

Music festival brings world faiths together

Five times a day, from the tops of mosques across the ancient city of Fez, Morocco, the soothing voices of muezzins calls Muslims to prayer.

But each summer during the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music those sacred chants in the majority Muslim country mingle with the sounds of music from a variety of other faiths and cultures including Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Christian.

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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. mk

    I love music, but you think music can overcome hared?

    July 13, 2010 at 5:14 pm |
    • Frogist

      Actually I think it can. People hate what they fear. And they fear what is unfamiliar. Music and food are simple and easy ways of being introduced to another culture. The more knowledge we gain, the more fear will dissipate. It's a small thing. But I think hate can only be overcome in small steps.

      July 14, 2010 at 3:23 pm |
  2. Reality

    Fes Festival of World Sacred Music – Said festival should be called the Fes Festival of World Myth Music

    July 13, 2010 at 3:03 pm |
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