Among the huge variety of activity in the Jemma al Fnaa square there are sometimes amateur boxers competing in front of a hugely enthusiastic crowd.
There is always something new to discover in the Red City
The Marrakech tradition of story telling is as old as the Red City itself, one of great joys of the Jemaa al Fnaa square is the crowds that gather around storytellers who are often telling tales little altered since the middle ages.
Englishman Richard Hamilton has written an outstanding book entitled the last storyteller. The film below shows Richard speaking at the 2014 Marrakech biennale in an event hosted at the newly opened cafe clock.
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