Topic: Dialogue of Cultures | Intercultural Dialogue

Scene from Anis Hamdoun′s ″The Trip″ (photo: Theater Osnabruck)

Refugee performers and their projects

No more tales of woe

Arab tourists in Baku, Azerbaijan (photo:

Azerbaijan′s enlightenment

A nation at odds with itself

Morgenland Festival 2016 in Osnabruck (photo: Andy Spyra)

Morgenland Festival Osnabruck 2016


From the Balkans to the Levant

Trygve Seim Ensemble plays "Rumi Songs" (photo: Knut Bry)

Album review: Trygve Seim′s ″Rumi Songs″

Musical wanderlust

(photo: National Museum of New Delhi)

The surprising intersection of Islam and SciFi

Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz (11 December 19011 - 30 August 2006)

Remembering Naguib Mahfouz

″A wave of light on an infinite ocean of darkness″

Ruhrtriennale 2016 venue: the mosque in Duisburg-Marxloh

″Urban Prayers″ music theatre project

Spotlight on faith

Reem Kelani performing live at the Tabernacle (photo: Christopher Scholey)

Album review: Reem Kelani′s ″Live at the Tabernacle″

Cultivating fusion

Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem (photo: private)

Interview with the Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem


Traces of the unknown

Algebra Tea House, Cleveland Ohio, USA (source: flickr)

One man and his tea house

British Pakistani actress, playwright and comedian Ambreen Razia (photo: Shaheen Razzaq)

″The Diary of a Hounslow Girl″

Bursting the bubble

Sandaraa, the Pakistani/Brooklyn musical collaboration fronted by Michael Woodgrad and Zeb Bangash (photo: Sandaraa)

Album review: ″Sandaraa″ by Sandaraa


Fusion in the truest sense

German satirist Jan Bohmermann

Jan Bohmermann's BE DEUTSCH

The danger of being earnest

American writer Ali Eteraz (photo: Charles Mujie)

Book review: Ali Eteraz′ ″Native Believer″

Digging the dirt

Lebanese Indie rock band Mashrou' Leila (source: Facebook)

Interview with Hamed Sinno, frontman of Mashrou’ Leila

Flouting Arab pop convention