Culture June 11, 2019 at 05:00 pm

5 contemporary African festivals to attend this summer

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson | Staff Writer

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson June 11, 2019 at 05:00 pm

June 11, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Culture

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Fez Festival of World Sacred MusicMorocco / Fri, Jun 14, 2019 – Sat, Jun 22, 2019

One of the biggest music festivals in Africa happens up north in Morocco in June. Every year, the rather silent parts of Africa becomes the temporary home of thousands of music lovers and traditional musicians for the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music. The 9-day festival is an open display of the wonders of Fez, the country’s cultural capital and most importantly traditional and sacred African music. Now in its 25th year in 2019, the festival attracts traditional and sacred music makers from all over the world and is a must-attend for lovers of music yearning for a taste of difference when it comes to music in Africa by Africans.

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