Rastafari seminars, Nyah Binghi Chants, documentaries, Ital food, humanitarian projects and more.
This year House Of Rastafari and Reggae University will be honored to have as guest speaker HIH Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie, president of the Crown Council of Ethiopia and grandson of Emperor Haile Selassie I. We are also glad to announce the presence of Breda Neil/King Shiloh family, a delegation from Word Sound Power Collective (Ras Scott Mosher and Ras Elliott Leib) and obviously, like every year, the upful vibes of resident speaker Ras Ibi. Here the detailed program. Family see you in Rototom Sunsplash, Benicassim!!!
1- “Living in the hills” | The life of early Rastafari communities in the jungle of Jamaica.
A journey amongst the Rastafari living a “monk-life” on the hills of Jamaica. How did they eat? Where did they sleep? What was their spiritual practice? A fascinating close up view of the natural Livity of the Dreadlocks Rastaman in the jungle. Speaker: Ras Ibi With the presence of Ras Julio
August 16th 17:00
2 – “Let the hungry be fed…” | Word Sound Power Collective and Rastafari Elders support.
A meeting with Ras Scott Mosher and Ras Elliott Leibb of Word Sound Power Collective, a Non-Profit organization that helps Rastafari Elders in need.
A closer look at the work that WSPC does including international fundraising, medical assistance and house construction for the older generation of Rastafari, both patriarchs and matriarchs. Speaker: Ras Scott Mosher, Ras Elliot LeibWith the presence of Ras Ibi and Ras Julio
August 17th 17:00
3-“Make a joyful noise!” | From Babylon to Zion, Reggae as a vehicle for the Rastafari message.
The story and experiences of King Shiloh, one of the most travelled Sound Systems in the World.
A look at their latest project: the opening of the Addis Ababa Dub Club in Ethiopia and creating a new generation of Sound System in the heart of Africa.
@Reggae University Speaker: Bredda Neil, King Shiloh Sound System With the presence of Ras Ibi and Ras Julio
August 18th 19:00
4- Rastafari Voices documentary (1978) | Screening and discussion with the filmmaker Elliott Leib
An edited presentation of Rastafarian chants and reasoning filmed in Jamaica in the summer of 1978. The film focuses on selected aspects of Rastafarian worship as practised by members of the Nyah Binghi order with footage depicting their lifestyle, chanting, worship and music.
U.S. : Eye and I Filmworks, 1978. Speaker: Elliot Leib With the presence of Ras Scott, Ras Ibi and Ras Julio
August 19th 17:00
5- “Eating from the earth.” | A Rastafari approach to food and cooking.
Ital food, alkaline diet and Rastafari nutrition as a way of physical and spiritual liberation. What and how to eat for a healthy life and a happy mind. Speaker: Ras Ibi and Ras Iword With the presence of Ras Julio
August 20th 17:00
6- “Ethiopia and Rastafari to the World”. | The Importance of Ethiopia to the Cultural and Spiritual Hertitage of the World
w/ HIH Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie, president of the Crown Council of Ethiopia and grandson of Emperor Haile Selassie I, Ras Julio and Ras Ibi of House Of Rastafari
@Reggae University Speaker: Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie Ras Julio and Ras Ibi + RU staff +
August 21th 17:00
7-“Rasta heart” | Love as a way to freedom
The Rastafari way to use love as source of strength and embracing difficulties with an open heart.
A revolutionary approach to transforming our lives towards happiness, peace of mind and good relationships. Speaker: Ras Julio With the presence of Ras Ibi
August 22th 17:00
Seminars will start everyday with Nyah Binghi Chants