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Int'l Samaa festival kicks off with 14 countries participating

Sunday، 23 September 2018 - 04:36 PM

The 11th International Samaa Festival for Spiritual Music and Chanting kicked off at the Cairo Citadel on Sunday 23/9/2018.

Culture Minister Inas Abdel-Dayem inaugurated the event, which will run till September 29.

She hailed the festival as a way to raise a new non-named art in which "music overlaps and fuses with Sufism".

The festival's chairman, Entesar Abdel-Fattah, said the gathering seeks a key role in spreading the culture of peace and human interaction among the peoples.

It also sends to the world a message of tolerance, peace and love from Egypt, the land of religions, he added.

Fourteen countries are participating in the festival.

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