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RUMI & RABIA on Wednesday 12th October 2016
RUMI & RABIA
Mystic Masters of Love. Performance poetry and music by Latif Bolat.
Celebrating the legacy of Sufi mystics, poets and teachers Jalaluddin Rumi and Rabia al Basri, this evening presents internationally-renowned musician Latif Bolat who will perform poetry and music dedicated to these two spiritual giants of Sufism.
Latif will be accompanied by a Sufi whirling performance
Latif Bolat is one of the most renowned Turkish musicians and a native of the Turkish Mediterranean town of Mersin. After receiving his degree in folklore and music at Gazi University in Ankara, Turkey, he taught traditional music throughout the country. He then went on to manage Ankara Halk Tiyatrosu, a musical theater company, which performed traditional musical plays. He also received additional degrees in Turkish History and Middle East Religion and Politics from Ankara University and an MBA from San Francisco State University.
Music Genres: Classical, Folk, World Music
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