Calling All International Participants

The Muslim Choral Ensemble is pleased to announce the Inaugural residency of the World Muslim Choral Ensemble (WMCE) will now be held from 17 to 24 July 2022 in Sri Lanka.

We express our thanks for your patience as we continue to navigate through ongoing pandemic situations. Even though these circumstances continue to remain a cause for concern in some countries more than others, we intend to find feasible ways to move forward, and to conduct the event with due consideration to the prevailing health and safety regulations in Sri Lanka as well as globally, ensuring the well-being and security of participating nations.

If you are a singer or musician, whether Muslim or non-Muslim, interested in being a part of this landmark initiative, we request you to send in your application in accordance with the requirements mentioned in the form found on our website for further details.

We look forward to your invaluable support and hope that together we will create this platform for peace-building and shared humanity.

Sufi Music Concert

April 4, 2018 | Mt Lavinia, Sri Lanka

Bringing the enthrals of Islamic music to the streets of Mount Lavinia, we performed a series of Sufi qawaalis, musical expressions of unwavering devotion, along with the sessional chorister and winner of The Voice, United Arab Emirates, Shahid Shabaz. This event saw us indulging the bustling music enthuses with a mélange of Hindi, Urdu, Farsi and Arabic musical pieces, backed by complimenting accompaniments; the Sufi Music Concert delivered on the need for something unique and uncompromisingly true to the Islamic arts and all that they stand for. The familiar croons of classics from popular Bollywood movies made for delightful cues of song and dance, as the audience belted and tapped along to the resonating beats.