Moussem presents

2018

Nacera Belaza

Sur le fil

In this trio Sur le fil, Nacera Belaza once again experiences shared transcendence with two other female performers and the audience.

Samah Hijawi

Reflections on the failure of the letter H(EITCH)

2017

2016

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RADOUAN MRIZIGA

MOUSSEM CITIES@ BOZAR

Despite all the hope it gave, to date the Arab Spring hasn’t produced very encouraging results. With the exception of Tunisia, that is, where the “Jasmine Revolution” is flourishing, even if the democratic process remains somewhat fragile.

MOUSSEM TALKS

5 YEARS AFTER THE REVOLUTION: THE NEXT CHALLENGE FOR TUNISIA

Sufi Night

Moussem Nomadic Arts Centre and BOZAR are once again inviting music groups from the Muslim world so we can hear their hypnotising music resonating throughout the Brussels venue. The focus this year is on Syria. The afternoon will feature a lecture and a poetry project with singing and a documentary.

Osama Abdulrasol Quintet

Thanks to his magically skilful playing on the qanun (lap harp), Osama Abdulrasol has succeeded in making a valuable contribution to the Belgian and international world music scene for many years now.

Homayoun Shajarian

Vocalist Homayoun Shajarian is just as in his element with classical Iranian music as he is with pop or rock music.

2015

UMM

A story of few words and lots of music

De KOLONIE MT, together with Moussem, presents a musical based on the life story of the great Egyptian singer, Umm Kulthum.

HAK

Amal Omran

This is the story of a human being that left her identity and her name. She never looks back again. She walks into the darkness. With a voice of rebellion and sadness.

Tournures

Lotus Eddé Khouri

The French-Lebanese dancer and choreographer Lotus Eddé Khouri works in Tournures' with two dancers, a musician and a visual artist. PREMIERE APRIL 3rd at MONTY (Antwerpen)

Wannous (re)visited

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.

MOUSSEM JAZZ

RABIH ABOU KHALIL QUARTET

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.

Testimonies of the revolution

El Warsha Zawaya

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.

MOUSSEM DANCE PLATFORM/'ESPACE DARJA'

Moussem will focus on contemporary dance in Morocco on May 6th and May 7th, in ccBerchem. The name of the event is "Moussem Dance Platform /Espace Darja"

YOUNES BABA-ALI

Artefact Festival Leuven (STUK)

Younes Baba-Ali will present his new project during the Artefact festival in Leuven. This festival takes place from February 11th to February 22nd 2015.

Sufi Night

For this eighth edition of Sufi Night, Moussem Nomadic Arts Center and BOZAR have compiled yet another programme full of new discoveries

MARCEL KHALIFE

Suite Andalouse

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

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?

RADOUAN MRIZIGA

55

'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..

2014

IMETLAÂ

A Berber New Year celebration

DANCE DOUBLE

Danya Hammoud – Mahalli | Charlotte Vanden Eynde & Dolores Bouckaert – Deceptive Bodies

JUKEBOX

50 years of Moroccan immigration in Belgium in 50 songs

To mark 50 years of immigration, Moussem Nomadic Arts Centre has put together a Top Fifty of the Moroccan community's favourite music, as chosen by parents, grandparents, children, and grandchildren.

SUFI NIGHT

For this already seventh edition of Sufi Night, Moussem Nomadic Arts Center and BOZAR have compiled yet another programme full of new discoveries.

FUJAIRAH ARABIC MUSIC BAND

Fujairah Arabic Music Band was founded in 2009 in Fujairah, one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. The eight-piece ensemble consists of musicians from various Arab countries.

2013

BADKE

KVS, Les Ballets C de la B & A.M. Qattan Foundation

SUFI NIGHT

The Henry LeBoeuf and Terarken Auditoria at the Bozar once again provide the stage for an evening of the best Sufi music from a number of countries.

DANCE DOUBLE

Nacera Belaza – Creation 2014 | Marc Vanrunxt – Only