Marrakech Popular Arts Festival

flowerThe annual National Popular Arts Festival , or Festival National des Arts Populaires will take place in Marrakech from 17-21 July, 2013. A popular Marrakech cultural event, during the five days, many outdoor venues throughout Marrakech will play host to traditional folk performers from all over Morocco. A highlight is the El Badi Palace – its courtyards in particular will be packed with artists and spectators.

National Festival of Popular Arts Marrakech

National Festival of Popular Arts Marrakech

Previous years saw performances from Berber musicians and dancers from the High Atlas, Andalus-inspired musicians from the north, together with belly dancers and Gnaoua musicians. At time of writing this year’s programme has yet to be announced but will likely include similar content.

There’s no better place to stay than a riad in the Marrakech medina. Contact the Dar Zaman reservations team to reserve your preferred travel dates.