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.
In 2007, the Festival du Monde Arabe chose the theme “Space Zero” to denote both the shrinking of social space and the urgency of building new gathering places. The “common space” crisis that divided groups and communities at the time, fuelled by continuous...Read more
Noon in the world – 20 years of acrobatics
Theme of the 20th edition of the Festival du Monde Arabe
Beneath a blazing sun, a tightrope walker teeters on a suspended wire…
From the shores of Syria to the gates of Europe, in Andalusia, this original production closing the 19th season of the FMA is an an illustrious and unusual meeting of two of the greatest musical traditions of the Arab world and the West: qudud and flamenco.Read more
Refus de visas pour les artistes algériens Nada Al Raihane et Kamel Maati. Sanaa Moulali chantera aux côtés de Ranine Chaar.
Montréal, le 7 novembre 2018. En raison d'un refus collectif des visas par les autorités canadiennes, le Festival du Monde Arabe de Montréal (FMA) annonce que la chanteuse Nada Al Raihane ainsi que le chef d’orchestre Kamel Maati et son groupe ne pourront pas...Read more
The show OMDA-SHOW, planed for Friday, November 2nd is cancelled due to a visa obtention issue. Thank you for understanding, The FMA teamRead more
Chants de mutants Aux rives de Gibraltar* Songs of the mutants On the shores of Gibraltar Are they already dead, the living of whose Eldorado we sing? As seen from the South Shore. On the great evening of departure. Hungry, desperate, adventurers, thieves, good and...Read more
Le Festival du Monde Arabe de Montréal a dévoilé aujourd’hui en primeur quelques moments forts de sa 19e édition qui se tiendra du 26 octobre au 11 novembre 2018.Read more