The Seventh International Festival of the Sahara Desert Music in Errachida is an artistic event inspired by the music and magic of Morocco took place on September 26th – 27th, 2009. This annual Moroccan event seeks to preserve authentic values and showcase North African cultural heritage as well as highlight the magnificent scenery of the Moroccan Sahara desert. Errachidia, in the south-western part of Morocco, becomes a tourist magnet during the annual Desert Music Festival. As well as promoting peace and dialogue between cultures, the festival features music from the world, attracting many notable performers.
Morocco Sahara Travel
Absolute Morocco is the most exciting tour (Book a Tour or call (800) 787-8806) to take for first time travelers to Morocco. Absolute Morocco takes you on an entertaining, fascinating and exotic journey to Morocco’s Imperial Cities of Marrakech, Fes and Meknes while including a visit to other historic cities such as Volubilis and Ouarzazate. When traveling on the Absolute Morocco tour you will visit the Berber capital of Ouarzazate, often referred to as “the door to the desert” and the Hollywood of Morocco. Ouarzazate is where famous directors and films have been shot such as Bertolucci’s Sheltering Sky, Martin Scorsese’s Kundun,, Ridley Scott’s Gladiator, Oliver Stone’s Alexander The Great and Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven. Ouarzazate also lays claim to one of Morocco’s oldest Kasbahs, Ait Benhaddou.