Popular arts – The 12th Ahwach National Festival, from May 24 to 26 in Ouarzazate

Popular arts – The 12th Ahwach National Festival, from May 24 to 26 in Ouarzazate
Popular arts – The 12th Ahwach National Festival, from May 24 to 26 in Ouarzazate

The 12th edition of the Ahwach National Arts Festival will take place from May 24 to 26 in Ouarzazate, under the theme “Ahwach arts to the rhythms of the world,” the organizers announced on Tuesday.

Placed under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, this event aims to highlight the cultural wealth of the region and to work for the preservation and enhancement of intangible heritage by opening up to the regional environment. , national and international, indicate the organizers in a press release.

This edition, organized by the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication, is characterized by “the adoption of an artistic and creative concept which aims to highlight the diversity of the arts of Ahwach in terms of connection with all aspects of human life on different occasions through artistic presentations in different squares of Ouarzazate”.

+ The preservation and promotion of intangible heritage +

The festive aspects of this art will be highlighted through a scenographic design and a cultural, heritage and artistic charge which mixes what is authentically traditional with what is modern contemporary, underlines the press release, adding that this edition will see the honorary participation of international and national heritage groups.

The program of this artistic event, which is expected to attract a large audience, includes an Ahwach arts carnival, musical evenings, an exhibition on traditional arts and crafts, thematic workshops on teaching Ahwach arts and an intellectual conference on the arts of Ahwach which will see the participation of an audience of researchers and experts.

According to the organizers, this annual event is also an opportunity to highlight the significant potential of the region in the fields of heritage, tourism, cinema, oases, biodiversity and crafts.

This festival will be organized in partnership with the “Ouarzazate Events” Association, the Prefecture of the province of Ouarzazate, the Council of the Drâa-Tafilalet region, the Provincial Council of Ouarzazate, the Regional Tourism Council of Drâa-Tafilalet and the Ouarzazate Provincial Tourism Council.

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