Essaouira International Gnawa Music Festival / 2018

Date: June – July, 2018

The edition of the Gnawa Music festival will be held this year. Usually, the festival takes place in the last week of June. This is one of the most important events in the country, is the Festival of Gnawa music of Essaouira, with massive participation from international musicians. It is celebrated in the last week of June, lasts about three days and admission is free. This event focuses on hundreds of artists and we can find a great mix of different styles of music…don’t miss it!

DAY 1: MARRAKECH – ESSAOUIRA

Departure at 9am from Marrakech. Transfer to Essaouira, the pearl of the Atlantic.

On the evening of the Festival when the concerts begin, you will discover the African music mixed with other artists from around the world.

Accommodation in a riad in the old medina.

DAY 2: ESSAOUIRA – ESSAOUIRA

Morning excursion to the beach of Sidi Kouki, with lunch included. It’s one of the best beaches isolated in Essaouira, quiet and clean. In the afternoon you will come back to enjoy the nights concerts. Accommodation in a riad in the old medina.

DAY 3: ESSAOUIRA – ESSAOUIRA

Morning tour of the medina, of the city and visit the fishing port.

At night enjoy the concerts in.the three big squares to feel and hear the spiritual Gnawa music.

Accommodation in a riad in the medina.

DAY 4: ESSAOUIRA – MARRAKECH

After breakfast you return to Marrakech.