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Al Quaraouiyine Mosque

  Khizanat al Qarawiyyin in Fes, is the oldest library in the world. It was founded by a woman and is being renovated by a woman. Al Quaraouiyine was built in 859 AD by Fatima al Fihri, and is believed to be one of the oldest universities in the world. It now operates as a […]

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The Marriage Festival

  The town of Imilchil represents a symbol of Berber culture, known for its festival, officially known as Betrothal Festival – the Souk Aamor Agdoud N’Oulmghenni. The legend goes that two young people from different tribes fell in love, but were forbidden to see each other by their families.   The grief led them to […]

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Festival of World Sacred Music (Fez)

    Welcome to sacred music festival in Morocco! Internationally renowned artists from around the world flock to Morocco’s spiritual capital for the annual Fez Festival of World Sacred Music and perform a variety of styles, from Moroccan Sufi chants, Pakistani qawwali incantations, and Egyptian madhi odes, to flamenco-style Christian saeta, ancient Indian gwalior chants, […]

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Gnawa Festival

  This annual festival in Essaouira Morocco is a 4 day celebration of the music of the descendants of African slaves of the country. The town itself, on the Atlantic Coast, should be visited regardless because of its relaxed atmosphere, wonderful instruments, herb/spice souks, and other local products like the Argan Nut Oil, as well […]

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Festival of Fantasia

  Meknes/Beginning of September   This event offers thousands of horsemen and their mounts a chance to meet and display their skills. This festival has become a huge success.

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