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Morocco- ALC Hosts Gnawa Concert in Fez Medina

(MENAFN- Morocco World News) ;">Fez – Music fans looking to be swept away the rich and rhythmic sounds of traditional Moroccan Gnawa music can attend a free concert hosted by the American Language Center (ALC-ALIF) Music Club in Fez.

Gnawa is a classic combination of African Islamic and Moroccan sounds that brings together ritual poetry with more traditional Moroccan notes. This type of music which originated in the Moroccan South fuses together a number of traditional elements. A unique 3-stringed guitar called a hajhuj heavy metal castanets called qrakebs and large drums create the distinctive and chilled-out meter of Gnawa.

Let the relaxing reverbs of southern Morocco and Sub-Saharan Africa take you to distant lands as you unwind and lose yourself in the mesmerizing flow of Gnawa.

The musical session will be led by Maalam Driss and will take place onThursday May 5 at 7:00pmat the ALIF Riad 6 Derb Drissi Batha Fes Medina. The event is free and open to the public.

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