A festival for Middle Eastern peace

Article author: FUNCI

Date of publication of the article: 02/02/2007

Year of publication: 2007

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From Wednesday 7 February – Sunday 11 March 2007 the 4th Annual Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace will bring together people from a wide range of spiritual backgrounds, educators, teachers and scholars, people from artistic and cultural backgrounds, people from diverse cultures and traditions, and people from across Scotland and internationally. More generally, all of the principal faith and spiritual traditions of Scotland have been invited to participate in this spiritual, educational, artistic and cultural, and international festival which celebrates peace and mutual understanding.

The Festival is jointly organized by the Edinburgh International Centre for World Spiritualities, EICWS, and the Edinburgh Institute for Advanced Learning, EIAL.

2007 Middle East Festival One World Peace Concert includes contributions of African music and dance, Indian classical dance, spiritual songs for peace, Senegalese music and dance, Chinese and Tibetan dance, theater and poetry. Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, February 10.