Farhan Shah & Brothers Qawwali
|Sun, Dec 29||10:40PM||Halcyon|
|Mon, Dec 30||1:10PM||Luna|
|Wed, Jan 01||9:10AM||Luna|
Ecstatic Pakistani Sufi Music
These timeless qawwali classics span almost one thousand years. Hear ecstatic, uplifting, soulful Sufi music with mesmerising and hypnotic percussion, sweeping melodies and phenomenal vocals from Pakistan and North India.
|Fri, Dec 27||6:00PM||Folklorica|
The Art of Singing Sufi Qawwali
Experience the power of qawwali singing inspired by Sufi mystic poetry. It is one of the world’s most powerful vocal traditions stretching back almost a thousand years.
|Sat, Dec 28||6:30PM||Folklorica Outdoor Stage|
ABC RN Wisdom Talks: Sufi Music Tradition. Pakistan. India.
Special guests Nadia Rahim and Farhan Shah explore with Geoff Wood, how to situate Pakistani, Indian and South Asian Sufi music traditions and heritage within the vast world of Sufism, both culturally and historically.
|Mon, Dec 30||10:30AM||Folklorica|
Kathak Contemporary North Indian Dance
Be inspired to find your inner dancer with Shereen Ladha, renowned Canadian Sufi-fusion choreographer and dancer who draws upon traditional elements of Kathak dance and incorporates exciting contemporary styles to create a movement and rhythm based dance.
|Mon, Dec 30||4:00PM||Dancehall|
Sufi Qawwali Music Party
|Tue, Dec 31||11:00PM||Folklorica|
ABC RN Wisdom Talks: Soul Singers, The Divine Voice
In this exploration of the divine voice in all its glory, you’ll hear perspectives from a Sufi qawwali to a classical Hindustani with guests Farhan Shah, Sunita Tikare and others.
|Wed, Jan 01||10:30AM||Folklorica|