Founded in the 10th century, Oujda is an eastern Moroccan city with about half a million inhabitants. It is only about 15 kilometers west of Algeria, which means it has seen quite a bit of Algerian influence over the years. However, the predominant architecture in Oujda is very French in nature and this is perhaps what you will find to be most notable about the city.
Agadir, and the whole of Morocco, is known as a destination that is steeped in the romantic images of nomadic caravans crossing the dry desert, lush oases that provide the weary traveler with relief from the heat, and the exotic and deep colors that complete this magical world. But it is also a world that has a rich history, heroic legends and dark folklores. All the splendor of this ...
Almost everyone enjoys a good theatrical production; the combination of acting, music and speech appeal to humans in a way that no other combination of mediums does. It draws spectators in and helps them to identify with what they are seeing. The concept and popularity of theater is certainly not new and many of the theaters or theatrical festivals that exist today have been around for centuries.
Rhythms of Moroccan musicOne of the richest aspects of Morocco’s culture is its music. Made up of more than twenty-five different types, Moroccan music reflects the richness of its diversity and echoes its present and past history. Depending on which region of the country you visit, you will be sure to hear the sounds of Andalusian, Berber, Raï, Chaabi or Gnawa permeating the air.
Morocco radio broadcasts are quite diverse and you can be sure that you will be able to enjoy at least one radio station in a language that you understand. The majority of radio stations are based in either Casablanca or Tangier. If you have access to a short-wave radio you will also be able to […]
A fascinating bit of insight into the intricate and historical folklore of Morocco. Learn about their dances, music and more.Moroccan Folklore is extremely diverse and equally fascinating. Even to say that it is diverse would be a massive understatement. The folklore varies in different areas, amongst different tribes and even from one language to another. The folklore traditions are as ...