Rabat - The 12th edition of the Timitar Festival will be held in Agadir, July 22 through July 25. This year, in addition to international music, the festival will highlight Amazigh culture.
Rabat – The 12th edition of the Timitar Festival will be held in Agadir, July 22 through July 25. This year, in addition to international music, the festival will highlight Amazigh culture.
This edition will gather more than 20 artists on three different stages across the city of Agadir, under the theme of “Signs & Culture.” Ever since its inception in 2003, the festival has attracted hundreds of thousands of people, and is aiming to do the same this year with a diverse line up.
Headlining this edition is Lady Amazigh herself, Hindi Zahra. Saida Charaf, Rayssa Tihihit, Khansa Batma, Inerzaf Biznkad, Imdyazen, N3rdistan, Don Bigg and H-Kayn will also be performing throughout the southern city.
In terms of international programming, Algerian Reda Taliani, Colombian Youri Buena Ventura, Spanish Freedonia Soul and Lebanese Bachar Khalif will be performing as part of the festival.
In addition to the Amazigh and international programming, the festival will also honor The Star of the East, Oum Kalthoum. Macadi Nahhas from Jordan will be reprising some of Oum Kalthoum’s songs on the opening night on the Theatre de Verdure stage.