Tag Archives: street performers marrakech

Hamza the street performer: Charlie Chaplin in Marrakech

If you stroll through the winding streets nearby Rue Riad Zitoun el Kdim and the Riad Dar Habiba, you may be lucky enough to spot Hamza. Hamza is a street cleaner by his daily trade, however he also has a burning … Continue reading

Posted in Jemaa al-Fnaa, The Marrakech Medina | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Argan musicians in Jemaa al-Fnaa

As the sun set’s over the central square of Marrakech, performers, magicians and musicians descend on Jemaa al-Fnaa to perform for the thriving crowds that circulate within the area. One group of musicians who call themselves the ‘Argan group’ have … Continue reading

Posted in History and Culture, Jemaa al-Fnaa, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Amal Saha: Jemaa al Fnaa

You never truly quite know what to expect before venturing into Marrakech’s thriving central hub, Jemaa al-Fnaa. A five minute wander through this ancient space and you will witness acrobats, story tellers and magicians all competing to hold the gaze … Continue reading

Posted in History and Culture, Jemaa al-Fnaa | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

National Festival of Popular Arts, Marrakech July, 2011

The annual  festival of Moroccan Popular Arts will be in its 46th year in 2011.  The music and culture of every region of Morocco is represented with performances all over the Red City.  The El Badi Palace is a particular … Continue reading

Posted in Other tourist information, The Marrakech Medina, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment