Friday, July 25, 2014

Volubilis Music Festival 15th Edition

The 15th Edition of the International Festival of Volubilis Traditional World Music in Meknes ~ July 31 to August 3

The program includes an interesting mix of artists from around the world including the Palestinian group Dalal and the extremely popular Moroccan Gnawa musician Maalem Hamid Kasri. 

Hamid El Kasri

Under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Ministry of Culture has organised the 15th edition of the International Festival of Volubilis Traditional World Music. 

The 15th edition intends to build bridges between the past, present and future with the celebration of archaeological sites through their integration into the economic, cultural and environmental dynamism of the country.

The programme this year includes performers from Palestine, Spain, Ukraine, Ivory Coast, Italy, Gabon and Morocco.

This edition will pay tribute to two great pioneers of Moroccan music, Mahmoud Al-Idrisi and Amal Abdelkader.

Parade of troops 19 + Show: 00 Thursday, 31/07/2014
Opening Ceremony Site Volubilis 8:30 p.m. Friday, 01/08/2014
Troupe Anwar DAKAKI-Morocco
Tribute: Mahmoud Al Idrisi and Amal Aberlkader
Troupe Dalal-Palestine
Ukrania Theatre Troupe Arkou-Lahboul 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 08/02/2014
Flamenco troupe, led by artist Maria Molyneux Spain
Troupe Maalem Hamid Kasri-Morocco
Troupe "Onoanzi" Côte d'Ivoire Theatre Lahboul 8:30 p.m. Sunday, 08/03/2014
Troupe Neapolis Oonsompel-Italy
Troupe Oulad Bouazaoui-Morocco

M.Bouselham Daif
Mail: bouselham.daif @

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