Rabat – The concert of DJ Avicii attracted over 200,000 festival-goers, on Monday at the OLM Soussi stage of Rabat, as part of the 14th Mawazine Festival-Rhythms of the World (May 29-June 6), according to the organizers.
The fans were entertained by a memorable performance from DJ Avicii’s rich repertoire, said on Tuesday Morocco-Cultures Association in a statement.
The same day but at a different location, the Nahda stage, Maher Zain, a Swedish songwriter and producer of Lebanese origin, offered an unforgettable show by mixing R&B and world music to sing for the Arab and Muslim cause.
Maher, who was discovered by Moroccan producer Red One, sang his hit song “Insha Allah” which was translated into French, Arabic and Turkish in front of over 40,000 spectators.
This year’s edition of Mawazine Festival is set to new records of attendance. 160,000 people attended the concert of American singer Jennifer Lopez at the opening of the festival last Friday, and 180,000 people attended Pharrell Williams concert on Saturday.
The festival’s organizing committee expect over 2,5 million people to attend the variety of concerts programed this year.