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The 21st Fes Festival of Sacred Music kicks off!

With An African Reflection as the theme of this year’s Fes Festival of Sacred Music and the opening concert entitled Fes: In search of Africa… 162 more words

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The countdown to the Essaouira Gnaoua and World Music Festival is on!

Locals gathered around in the streets, on the rooftops and over gates. It was my first festival and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. But as the Gnaoua musicians began to fill the streets with rhythmic music that had us dancing in the streets, I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed. 439 more words

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Julien Marinetti at La Mamounia Marrakech

Perhaps best known for Doggy John, pop artist Julien Marinetti’s large bronze sculpture greets guests upon arrival at Marrakech’s La Mamounia.

But step inside this grand hotel where one of the beautifully coloured panda bears will greet you in the lobby. 85 more words

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A weekend in Rabat, the capital of Morocco

It was one of the first stops on my 22-day trip to Morocco back in 2010. Although I was immediately in love with the Kingdom, I also remember enjoying my visit to Rabat. 648 more words

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Life in Marrakech, April edition

Wowza where April month gone?

Having spend a week in the Ait Bougmez region (a long-time bucket list destination) on a blogger trip where I enjoyed a slower pace of life, meeting locals and chatting over many, many mint teas, I returned to Marrakech refreshed and reminded why I moved to Morocco. 166 more words

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A Sunday morning in Ait Bougmez

The silence was deafening as I sipped cafe au lait overlooking the peaceful village and the valley below. Men worked the small plots of land by hand, using what seemed to be ancient tools.

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Awaln'Art 2015 kicks off in Marrakech

It was one of the first festivals I “stumbed” upon when I moved to Morocco back in 2011. Street performers, musicians and marionettes shut down Marrakech’s busy Avenue Mohamed V as they danced and paraded through the streets to launch Awaln’Art, a festival that features international artists performing in public places. 267 more words

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