Essaouira Mogador is a town at the Atlantic coast of Morocco

En langue française




Essaouira is most famous for the Gnaoua music festival but also for Sufi music by Hmadcha. There are also in the springtime "The Printemps Musical des Alizes" and in the autumn "Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques"


The Gnaoua festival
is held the 14th - 17th May 2015

Festival Gnaoua


Read more about the Festival des Alizes
(Pic with link to MadeinMedina Essaouira)




Frestival of the Atlantic Andalusias

The 9th Festival of the Atlantic Andalusias
November 1 -4 in Essaouira

Le Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques 2012

Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques 2015
12th edition

Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques

Program here


Festival Hadra Feminine et Musiques de transe

Festival Hadra Feminine et Musiques de transe 2015



Printemps Musical des Alizés - 15ème édition

Printemps Musical des Alizes

Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques 2014


Festival des Alizes 2014

Festival des Alizés
24 -27 avril April 2014

A pioneer festival ,a recognized event in Morocco today as the most demanding and more creative in its programming. The Festival des Alizés is held annually in April since the spring of 2001. The concerts are free, the artists perform on two stages, one outdoor and one in Dar Souiri.
It is organized by the Fondation des Alizés in collaboration with the Association Essaouira Mogador. This musical event make Essaouira vibrates to the rhythm of symphonies played by experienced musicians.
The Festival des Alizés
Program 2014 (External link)


Festival of  Atlantic Andalusia 2013

The 10th edition of the Festival of Atlantic Andalusia (Le Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques 2013) is held from 31 October to 3 November 2013.

....will be the most emblematic of Moroccan heritage in all its diversity and richness, especially its Arab, Muslim and Jewish components, organizers said...






Essaouiran style Rap




Gnaoua fusion

Wayne Shorter Quartet (Wayne Shorter, Danilo Perez, John Patitucci et Brian Blade) with Maâlem Mohamed Kouyou. Maâlem Abderrahim Benthami with Stéphane Edouard, Hassan Idbassaïd, Andy Narell and Abdenour Djemaï. Maâlem Abdelouahed Stitou and Maâlem Adil Amimi.
Essaouira Festival of Gnawa and World Music 2008


Bobh Marley  on door


En français:


« Plusieurs chemins mènent à Dieu, j'ai choisi celui de la danse et de la musique. »

Concerts, colloques et films. Voici le programme de cette 12ème édition du Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques d'...

Posted by Association Essaouira Mogador on Thursday, 22 October 2015