|Country and Region||Morocco — Souss - Massa - Draâ|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||Agadir, Souss - Massa - Draâ, Morocco|
|Festival Contact Information|
The first Amazigh (Berber) Festival in the world, the Timitar Festival is staged in open-air venues throughout Agadir, the central Place al Amar. The site can hold up to 50,000, while the smaller Place Bijaouaneand Théâtre de Verdure serves 25,000 and 3,000, respectively. The event is marked by the participation of foreign and domestic artists, presenting eclectic musical styles (Jazz, Hip-Hop, Indian, Spanish and Cuban music) as well as Moroccan culture, including Berber, Gnawa and other internationally known styles. This great cultural event is organized with the objective of spiritual hospitality and the exchange and is organized around the concept of the meeting of Amazigh music with the music styles of the world.
|Festival Dates||June 27 - 30, 2012|