• The Al-Kindî Ensemble

    Wednesday 23 August 2017

    Founded in 1983 by the french virtuoso of Arabzither (qânûn) Julien Jâlal Eddine Weiss, resident in Aleppo (capital of northernSyria and a stopping place on the famousSilk Road) iscurrentlyratedamong the best formations devoted to classicalArab music, owing to the musical qualitiesdisplayed by its performers, and to the high standard of itswork, steeped in the various musical traditions of the near and middle East. TakhtSharqi (traditional oriental ensemble),... [+]

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  • Lutfi Bouchnak

    Thursday 24 August 2017

    Lutfi Bouchnak considers all singing to be spiritual provided that it is elevated to the state of exaltation and that it brings the listener beyond the material world and lead him/ her to a wider horizon of spirituality on different topics and musical forms. So, when he sings: We sing to water the dream of the youth and to dip in love the bread of the poor, Nothing remains after the last spring, But the roses of songs…This is spirituality and when he says in one of his songs: Time betrayed me, hit me, hurt me,... [+]

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  • Ibn Arabi

    Thursday 24 August 2017

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  • Dar Gnawa

    Friday 25 August 2017

    "Dar Gnawa", in the Arabic dialect "house of the Gnawas" is a convivial space, where artists meet from the four corners of the world for the exchange of cultures through music. A universal language, far from being elitist, Gnawa Music has held its power of suffering, melancholy and all other figures of evil being (slavery) thus becoming a source of inspiration for the creation and production New musical colors from the fusion between Gnawa music and the rhythms of the world. It is in this perspective, is the framework of the creation of this mystical place... [+]

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Ziara
Sunday 05 July 2015
Ziara
Wednesday 01 July 2015
Samira Kadiri
Friday 03 April 2015
Majid Bakkas
Tuesday 31 March 2015

Our Collections

  • Musical instruments

    Housed within the palace in what used to be a domestic service wing, the permanent exhibition of musical instruments occupies two rooms and represents the most complete collection to date of musical instruments in use in Tunisia... [+]

  • Art objects

    The objects to be found in the Ennejma Ezzahra palace Despite their number (2600 inventoried artefacts and works of art), their piecemeal origins and the diversity of their styles, they succeed in creating a harmonious balance with the space they inhabit.... [+]

Our Publications

  • Cd's

    The creation of the “Ennejma Ezzahra” label dates back to 1995, when the first title “Tarab: a tribute of Ennejma Ezzahra to Ali Sriti”, a live non commercial recording was released. It was the Centre for Arab and Mediterranean Music’s first musical production.... [+]

  • Books

    The promotion and dissemination of studies and research on music and the researching of musical heritage, and carrying out and disseminating of research or studies related thereto are among the basic tasks of the Centre... [+]

 

News

Call for paper : International Congress of Tunis
DEC 07

Call for paper : International Congress of Tunis

MODALITY IN THE PRISM OF MODERNITY : Musical creativity and cultural paths between contributions, hybridizations and mutations of identity...

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Archiving the Jdira popular poetry and singing festival
MAY 12

Archiving the Jdira popular poetry and singing festival

A team from the Tunisian National Sound Archives has travelled to Moknine (Governorate of Monastir) to attend and record the 18th Jdira festival of poetry& popular song and heritage in Moknine. To this end, The CAMM has signed a partnership agreement with this festival, which is considered to be one of the most important festivals celebrating poetry and popular singing in Tunisia...

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