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  • blog August 2, 2017

    Photo Gallery: World Sacred Music Festival 2017

    In May, we returned to Fes, Morocco for the 23rd annual World Sacred Music Festival, 13 years after our first visit. The event hosted a dazzling array of music from across the globe, spanning the spectrum of sacred and secular. … Read more »

  • program July 27, 2017

    The Festival In Fes: World Sacred Music Festival, Revisited

      This spring, Afropop returned to Fes, Morocco, for the 23rd annual World Sacred Music Festival, a sumptuous spread of music from across the globe that blurs the boundaries of what is sacred. Interwoven with Morocco’s ornate history and fertile … Read more »

  • program June 6, 2015

    Two Tenors of Arabic Music Play Las Vegas

    In Las Vegas in the year 2000, two legends of Arabic art music performed an historic concert. Wadi’ Al-Safi was called “the pure voice of Lebanon” because for decades he had brought the folkloric songs of the Lebanese countryside to … Read more »

  • program August 27, 2014

    Podcast Special!

    This summer, Afropop launched a new and improved podcast, making your favorite world-spanning radio show available in a whole new way. To celebrate, we’ve put together a show featuring some of our favorite moments from the podcast. Previously available only … Read more »

  • blog August 10, 2014

    Rad Chants From Syria: How Jason Hamacher Recorded the World’s Oldest Christian Church

    As you might have heard on NPR’s Fresh Air the other day, Jason Hamacher is a punk drummer (and massage therapist) who has recently become a preservationist of ancient, previously unrecorded Syrian liturgical music, which he is now releasing for … Read more »

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