Mali : respect and faith

For the first time since the beginning of my travel, words fail to express what I see, hear and film. Here are some pictures to share with you this amazing journey into the Freemasonry in Mali.

A huge civilization, a great culture, a very unique masonry.

The new WGM Boubacar Keita of the  National Grand Lodge of Mali is hosting a gala evening with his wife.

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The great Toumani Diabaté plays Kora. It is considered one of the greatest kora players. (2 Grammy Award for best traditional album at Los Angeles)

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This festive gala takes place under high protection.

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Bamako is located on the banks of the River Niger, called Djoliba (« the river of blood »).

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Filming under high protection . Thanks to the Malian security service for his professionalism.

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Meeting and interview with Bro Malik Alhousseini, (assistant Grand Master). Exciting and exceptional moment about the definition of Freemasonry and the importance of faith, respect and religion.

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For the first time, we will discover and understand the natural compatibility between Islam and Freemasonry. While Mali is precisely wounded by terrorism, Muslim masons powerfully expresses their commitment to respect other religions.

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Here is the man without whom this crazy project would probably not have existed : Past WGM Alexandre Cleven (GLRB). It’s a privilege for me to share for the very first time this journey with this visionary mason.

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