Arabofolies #3, Paris Arab World Institute music, art and ideafestival

Published by Manon C. · Published on 28 August 2019 at 10h57 · Updated on 28 August 2019 at 10h58
Paris Arab World Institute invites you from October 18 to 27, 2019 to discover the third part of its brand-new multi-disciplinary festival, the Arabofolies. On the menu, concerts, movie sessions, literary meetings and debates about the following topic: Initiations.

Book your week from October 18 to 27, 2019 to discover the Arabofolies, Paris Arab World Institute brand-new multi-disciplinary festival held three times a year in spring, early summer and fall.

For the third part of the edition 2019, the Arabofolies came up with a nice program about Initiations.

For 10 days, the Arabofolies #3 offer you many events: Enjoy Sufi and Kurdish music with Sheikh Hamed Dawood, the Whirling Dervishes from Damascus and the Al-Kindi Ensemble, the Ceremony of the Qâdiriyya from the Middle-Orient Brotherhood and the Dervish show (Bab Assalam and Circus member Sylvain Julien). 

Enjoy jazz with English-Bahrain trumpet player Yazz Ahmed's quartet as well as Amir ElSaffar, American trumpet player and singer originally coming from Iraq and Incurve Life, the latest project delivred by Messaoud Kheniche aka Meta.

As for clubbing fans, an electro night is planned for the opening of the festival on October 18 with Arabic Sound System & guests.

Arabofolies #3 also is all about a debate about women empowering their place in the society and their free will through Sufism; an AWI forum about the ecological initiatives in the Arab world, literary meetings, movie sessions, performances, a play... You won't be bored!

Practical information

Opening Time
From 18 October 2019 to 27 October 2019



    1, rue des Fossés-Saint-Bernard
    75005 Paris 5

    Métro Jussieu
    ligne 7, ligne 10


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