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Marrakech Events

Dakka Marrakchia Festival

A celebration of the country's traditional music that has been passed down through generations and has survived for over 1,000 years, this festival pays tribute to local saints. The music features a combination of drums and chants, as well as other traditional instruments, and blends together to make a lively, foot-stomping beat.

Date: 01 February 2017 - 28 February 2017
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various neighbourhoods.
Website: http://www.morocco.com/blog/dakka-marrakchia-festival-a-musical-celebration
Cost:

Free.


Festival National des Arts Populaires

Berber music, folk dance and street performers pour into Marrakech from around the country to entertain the masses for free.

Date: 01 July 2017 - 31 July 2017
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Marrakech.
Website: http://www.marrakechfestival.com/
Cost:

Free.


Setti Fatma Moussem

Each region in Morocco has its own moussem,€“ a festival which can take any shape. There is usually a souk or market, an agricultural fair, feasting, games and other entertainment as well as a religious element. One of the country's most famous is at Setti Fatma in the cool freshness of the stunning Ourika Valley. Famous for its seven waterfalls, Setti Fatma is a lovely place to visit at any time of year but the moussem in August gives an added incentive.

Date: 01 August 2017 - 31 August 2017
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Setti Fatma.
Cost:

Free.


Festival International du Film de Marrakech

A week-long extravaganza showcases African and Arab film, with Hollywood glitterati upstaged by the ever-popular open-air Bollywood screenings.

Date: 30 November 2017 - 08 December 2017
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues.
Website: http://en.festivalmarrakech.info/
Cost:

Varies.


Marathon de Marrakech

Runners dash to the Palmeraie and back from the Jemaa el Fna.

Date: 27 January 2018 - 27 January 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Begins and ends in Jemaa el Fna.
Website: http://www.marathon-marrakech.com
Cost:

Free to spectate.


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