Previous FMA Editions
OUR STORY SO FAR…
The Festival has welcomed hundreds of local artists as well as top of the bill from all over the world. The programming offers professional as well as amateurs and young people the opportunity to express themselves through their art and to share their vision of the Arabic culture.
The former editions have witnessed the participation of great names in the worlds of music, dance and theatre : Caracalla dance company, Marcel Khalife, Naseer Shamma, Majida El Roumi, Hamza El Din, Simon Shaheen, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Ashraf Sharif Khan, Lotfi Bouchnak, Doreid Laham, Nass el Ghiwan, etc. and have produced hundreds of multidisciplinary creations and shows.
Following close cooperation with the Canadian Arabic Orchestra, founder of the Festival of Arabic Music and Arts (FAMA), the FMA has guided and supported, over the course of a long year, the birth of this first initiative, the only one of its kind in Ontario.Read more
Like every year, the FMA publishes the edition's visual to unveil its programming. On September 26 at the Place des Arts, the FMA will present the whole program, including shows, concerts, films, conferences, master classes and, of course, the theme of the edition...Read more
Raving until all reason is lost has become the sad spectacle of our era. Grave and boundless outbursts of madness continue to assault the mind and spirit. The buffoons of this earth proclaim themselves caliphs in the place of the caliphs.Read more
Accompanied by Canadian and American musicians, Farida and Hamam Khairy take us on a flying carpet through their infinite breeze, ceaselessly regenerating itself, that revives, if only during a brief concert, the beating heart of Aleppo and Bagdad.Read more
“We must all indulge in a few follies if we are to make reality bearable.” (Marcel Proust)Read more
And what if Planet Earth really were flat? This would leave us with Atlantis, Eldorado, the mythical Andalusia, the American dream or else a Montreal that is sublimated as much as experienced, called Utopia for the duration of the 13th annual Festival du Monde Arabe de Montréal.Read more
In the “age of communication”, solitudes abound, and any attempt at dialogue leads back to the Genesis Tower of Babel.Read more
Plus d’une fois et tout de grâce et d’élégance, le danseur-interprète turc de ballet oriental à la scène, Ilhan Karabaçak, est de retour à Montréal, dans une nouvelle création dédiée au 10e anniversaire du FMA.Read more