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Cristina Aguilera to Perform at Closing Ceremony of Mawazine Festival

Rabat - Cristina Aguilera is due to perform at the closing ceremony of Mawazine Festival on Saturday night in Rabat. The American singer arrived in Morocco on Friday. This coach and judge on the American TV show "The Voice" arrived today with her husband, and published a picture on her Instagram account showing herself coming out of a plane in Morocco. #morocco ????? A photo posted by Christina Aguilera (@x ...

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Egyptian Diva Sherine Abd El Wahab Featured in Mawazine

Rabat - On May 26, 2016, 35-year-old Egyptian singer and actress Sherine Abd El Wahab performed on the Nahda stage of the 2016 Mawazine festival, "Rythmes du monde." She is considered to have one of the most beautiful voices in the Arab world. The Egyptian star has many songs such as Garh Tany (2003), Lazeem A’eesh (2005), Bataminak (2008), Habeat (2009) and Ana Kteer (2014). She was a judge on the the Arab ...

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Mawazine Festival: Wyclef Jean Sings for Peace, Attacks Donald Trump

Rabat – The Grammy award-winner and hip hop legend Wyclef Jean left thousands of Moroccan fans in a frenzy on Sunday at OLM Suissi stage during the Mawazine Festival and did not miss the opportunity to express his disagreement with Donald Trump’s opinions. Wyclef started his performance with a song that included, ‘’ I hate you Donald Trump, and I love Morocco.’’ The celebrity is against Trump’s views on imm ...

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Maitre Gîms Leads Mawazine Festival Audience in Singing Moroccan Anthem

By Myriam Ait Malek Rabat - On Monday May 23, the audience at Rabat’s Mawazine Festival was in for a pleasant surprise when it excitingly danced and sang along to Maitre Gîms’ most famous hits at the OLM Souissi venue. Appreciative of the Moroccan culture and hospitality, the French-Congolese artist expressed how thankful he was for King Mohamed VI’s involvement in the development of the African continent, ...

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Pitbull At Mawazine Festival…. Again

Rabat - The 15th Mawazine Festival will feature the return of one of the singers who stunned the Moroccan audience four years ago: Pitbull.  The American celebrity from a Cuban origins will perform for the second time in OLM-Souissi on Friday May 27. (Legend of picture: Pitbull alias "Mr. Worldwide" performing in OLM Souissi, 2012). The multilinguist artist recently released a new album in 2016, titled “Cli ...

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Morocco’s Foreign Minister Dances at Iggy Azalea Performance in Mawazine

Rabat - Morocco’s Foreign Minister, Salaheddine Mezouar, was caught on tape dancing to the rhythms of the Australian rapper Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, during her performance in the Mawazine Festival, at the stage of the OLM Souissi in Rabat. The Moroccan minister was seen in casual clothes shaking his head to the beats of the rap music that engulfed the OLM Souissi in Rabat. ...

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I Am Attached to Morocco and Its People: Myriam Fares

By Umnia Rais Rabat - After the performances given by Arab and foreign Stars – Kadim Al Sahir, Chris Brown, Diana Haddad, and Rokia Traoré – the Eastern Stage of the Mawazin festival hosted the Lebanese star, Myriam Fares, last night. At first, Myriam Fares appeared in a luxurious white dress and carried signs “Nidae Sawt El Hassan,” the symbolic song of the Green March. Afterwards, she received the Morocca ...

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Maître Gims’ Photo Holding Moroccan Flag Goes Viral

Rabat - A photo of Gandhi Djuna, better known by his stage name Maître Gims, holding the Moroccan flag before his performance at the Mawazine Festival scheduled on Monday at OLM Souissi stage in Rabat has gone viral. The Congolese-born French rapper and singer shared with his 950,000 fans the photo of him holding the Moroccan flag, with a statement that reads “With very close family @aarab_youssef live RABA ...

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15th Mawazine Festival Fest Kicks Off in Rabat

Rabat - The 15th edition of the Mawazine Festival-Rhythms of the World (May 20-28), organized by "Association Maroc-Culture", kicked off, on Friday in Rabat, with an agenda full of the world's headliners from the music sphere. The first day was marked by performances given by Arab and foreign stars as Kadim Al Sahir, Chris Brown, Diana Haddad, and Rokia Traoré. Held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed V ...

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22nd Fez Festival of World Sacred Music Wraps Up

Fez - The  22nd  Fez Festival of World Sacred Music, held under the patronage of King Mohammed VI, wrapped up here on Saturday. Fez Festival of World Sacred Music offered an anthology of musical expressions of different world cultures and traditions, free concerts to the public, Sufi evenings and other educational activities. Several artists took part in this edition, held under the theme "Female Founders", ...

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Moroccan Rapper Don Bigg’s TALET Revisited

By Mohamed Lalej Rabat - Talet “the Third” is the third installment by Moroccan rapper Don Bigg in a series of albums consisting of two previously released successful albums, M’gharba Tal Mout (2006) and Byed w K’hal (2009). The record was the most anticipated rap album of 2015 in Morocco. Once released, it was met with mixed reviews, but, according to some of Don Bigg’s many fans, the record lives up to th ...

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Gnaoua World Music Festival Kicks Off in Essaouira

Essaouira - The 19th Gnaoua World Music Festival kicked off on Thursday in the Atlantic coastal town of Essaouira. The edition (May 12-15) will pay tribute to the late artists Mahmoud Guinea et Tayeb Saddiki and to Senegalese Doudou N’diaye Rose. Beside the traditional Gnaoua (Gnawa) music, the festival also includes jazz, pop, rock, and contemporary world music. The Moulay Hassan stage will carry on the tr ...

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