Celebrating the official opening of the Belfast Mela, Join ArtsEkta for an evening of unique Sufi devotional music from the heart of South Asia.
An exciting Qawwali evening performed by Salim Sabri of the Sabri Brothers. Qawwali is a form of Sufi devotional music popular on the Indian subcontinent and a musical traditional that dates back over 700 years.
Salim Sabri a leading internationally known Sufi Singer. Salim is the student of the highly acclaimed and world-famous Late Haji Maqbool Ahmed Sabri (Sabri brothers).
He started his singing career at the age of 12. Coming from a musical and Sufi background, the art of Qawwali was inherited by Salim from his maternal uncle who is an established Qawwali singer in India.
Directions to The MAC
The MAC is in Saint Anne's Square (right behind St. Anne's Cathedral and beside the University of Ulster) in Belfast's bustling Cathedral Quarter. Our main entrance is off the square, but you can also pop in via Exchange Street West. We're just a short walk from the centre of Belfast and easy to reach, whatever mode of transport you use. By foot: View the MAC Map - themaclive.com/visiting-the-mac/location By car: You can park securely at Saint Anne's Square multi-storey car park, which is on Edward Street right beside the MAC. The car park is open 24 hours. By bus: The nearest bus stop is at the University of Ulster, York Street. Services to this stop include the Airport Express 300 to Belfast International Airport. By train: Great Victoria Street or Central train stations are the handiest. Visit the Translink website for full public transport information for Belfast.