Rabat - For almost twenty years, the rhythmic sounds of Gnawa music have wafted across Essaouira’s stages each June, bringing thousands of fans of music, the outdoors and spirituality, for what has become one of the biggest music festivals in Morocco.

In Essaouira’s Gnaoua Festival, Music Transcends History
Photo courtesy Festival Gnaoua et Musiques du Monde
Amira El Masaiti is a Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat.