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Mawazine Festival 2017

Mawazine means 'World Rhythms' and is a music festival founded by 'Maroc Culture' that takes place annually in the Moroccan capital of Rabat.
During the 15th edition that took place from 20 May to 28 May 2016 Artists such as Christina Aguilera, Iggy Azalea, Jean Wyclef, Maitre Gims, Kendji and Shaggy performed in the Moroccan capital Rabat.
The 16th edition of Mawazine Festival is scheduled to take place in Rabat, from the 12th May to the 20th May 2017.

The festival takes place in various locations around Rabat, the biggest one is Olm Souissi stage near the Hotel Sofitel, many people across the country and even from Europe come to live a unique music experience, in 2013 an estimated 2.5 million people attended the festival, Mawazine is one of the biggest music festival in the World, its aim is to promote the image of Morocco as an open and tolerant nation.

  • The venues are secure with two separate areas; one from where it is free to watch as no tickets are required and a the other, next to the stage, for where you need to purchase tickets.
  • 3 smaller stages: the historical site 'Chellah', Mohammed V national theater and the renaissance cultural center.

Where to Stay in Rabat

Mawazine Program 2017

The Program of Mawazine Festival 2017

Artist Date Time Stage
Sami Yusuf 12 May 21h45 NAHDA SPACE
Panache Culture 12 May 21h45 BOUREGREG
Charles Aznavour 12 May 20h45 MOHAMMED V NATIONAL THEATER
MHD 13 May 21h45 BOUREGREG
Nawal Al Zoghbi 14 May 21h45 NAHDA SPACE
Amadou & Mariam 14 May 21h45 BOUREGREG
Bonga 15 May 21h45 BOUREGREG
Ms. Lauryn Hill 15 May 20h45 OLM SOUISSI
Booba 16 May 21h45 OLM SOUISSI
Ibibio Sound Machine 16 May 21h45 BOUREGREG
DJ Snake 17 May 21h45 OLM SOUISSI
Baloji 17 May 21h45 BOUREGREG
Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band 18 May 21h45 BOUREGREG
Calypso Rose 19 May 21h45 BOUREGREG
Alpha Blondy 20 May 21h45 BOUREGREG

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Security during the festival

The police officers, firemen, paramedics and private security agents are stationed inside the festival, nevertheless we recommend to buy tickets especially if you are a single woman, be also vigilant if you decide to stay in the free area where are some Pickpockets.

Photos Mawazine

Mawazine Festival
Christina Aguilera Mawazine Festival 2016
Christina Aguilera Mawazine Festival 2016

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3 out of 5 stars
10 months ago

excellent mawazine du monde

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