Choreographers M'Barek and Dhaou imagine their new project Sacré Printemps! from the image of contemporary Tunisia: The country that wants a new constitution, that wants to unite, gather and bring together all discords.
At the invitation of Moussem nomadic arts centre and Toneelhuis, several theatre-makers/directors turn their attention to the oeuvre of Sadaallah Wannous (1941-1997). Though his stage plays are almost unknown in Flanders, this Syrian is an icon in the Arab world and far beyond.
The Lebanese oud player Rabih-Abou Khalil worked with three prominent internationa musicians for his most recent CD, Hungry People. He performs on stages all over the world, treating his audience to lively humour-filled concerts.
Zawaya: Testimonies from the Revolution – A documentary theatre piece, ‘Zawaya’ presents the testimonies and perspectives of five different Egyptian characters: the mother of a martyr, a member of Ultras Ahlawi, a human rights activist, an army officer, and a paid thug.
"Anouar Brahem is the oud’s conjuror, a master at bringing out the acoustic magic which this age-old traditional Oriental lute carries inside its calabash: the musical heritage of the Arab and Islamic worlds.Brahem is a phenomenon, a concentrated mix of prolific paradoxes.."
On his journey, Marcel Khalife invents and creates original music, a novel world of sounds, freed of all pre-established rules. This language elevates him to the level of an ambassador of his own culture and to the vanguard of Arabic music in search of innovators
High Heels and stuffed Zucchini’ is a play about an absurd world where a child cannot break free from her parents and from the emotional past. It is a story that tries to unravel what is 'good' and 'bad'. Is there such a thing as a destin or can we create our own destination?
Moussem Nomadic Arts Center is keen on cool music from all over the world. We keep our finger on the pulse and bring you new young bands that pop up in our cities and beyond. This edition will focus on Palestine.
'55' is the first creation by the Moroccan choreographer and dancer Radouan Mriziga. In this solo he constantly plays with the perspective and expectations of the spectator. He is artist in residence at Moussem Nomadic Arts Centre..