About this Event
Celebrate Mawlid, the birth of the Prophet Muhammad, with NMAA!
Experience the sounds and sights of both past and current traditions of this Islamic holiday. Enjoy Indian, Moroccan, and American Sufi music ensembles, and learn from artists and authors about how they draw on their spiritual journey in their art. Enjoy special performances, food, programming from local community groups, and more!
The Sufi inspired vocal group, the Burdah Ensemble was founded in 2009 in Montreal. The group is lead by Qari ( Solo Hymnodist) Sidi Anwar Barrada from Morroco & a group of Muhibeen of The Naqshbandi Sufi Center of Montreal who hail from a plethora of backgrounds, giving the ensemble a unique flavor and style in the world of Sacred sufi music.
The Sufi Music Festival is co-presented by the National Museum of Asian Art and the Reed Society of Sacred Arts.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Meyer Auditorium, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, United States