Labess, Najoua Karam, and Stranger Souma to perform at Timitar on September

Labess, Najoua Karam, and Stranger Souma to perform at Timitar on September

This September, Agadir is hosting the 17th edition of the festival Timitar, giving a chance to the entire Souss-Massa region to enjoy music from all around the world after a two-year hiatus.

The festivals will begin on September seven and end on September nine, with a rich lineup of talented performers.

On the first day, the Algerian Amine Babylone known for the song Zina will open the event, followed by Bab L’Bluz who mixes Gnawa and Hassani music, and then Ahwach singer Rrayss Aarab Atgui. They will perform at the Theatre de Verdure.

On the second day, Tiznit native Larbi Imghrane will open the event. Following is Manal Benchlikha, who has been participating in several national festivals for the past year.

Lebanese singer Najoua Karam will perform next. She is considered one of the most inspiring celebrities in the Middle East, which Forbes Middle East attests to.

The last act will be Souma Laghiti, known as DJ Stranger Souma, who has represented Morocco in several international electronic music celebrations and has taken part in grand local events like Visa for Music and the Grand Concert of Rabat. The four will perform at Place Al Amal.

On Friday, the festival will open with a performance of Amadou and Mariam, who have been a singing duo for 40 years now.

Rrayssa Aicha Tachinouite, a talented Amazigh singer and dancer, whose artistic journey was influenced by renowned Amazigh Rwaiss masters such as Hassan Arsmouk, will take the stage next.

Originally from Inzegane, she offers unique shows and shares the richness of Amazigh music around the world with her troupe.

Under her real name Aïcha Zity, Raïssa Tachinouit managed to conquer the hearts of the Asian public during her tour in Japan.

Coming from Ouarzazate, the band Tarwa n-Tiniri is the final act.

On the last day, Zakaria Ghafouli, Dystinct, D33p Soul, Ahwach Tissint-Tata, and Hamid Inerzaf will perform at Place Al Amal.

In Theatre de Verdure, Lebanese indie pop band Adonis will open the event, followed by Ṛṛays El Houssine Amerrakchi.

To close the event, Algerian singer Labess will perform his biggest hits.

Very active in promoting the young music scene, Timitar also works to preserve the national musical heritage. 

This 17th edition of the festival will thus be marked by the release of the album Tifawine by young rapper Jamal Rass Derb, produced by Timitar, as the festival wishes to highlight the most promising talents of Amazigh music. 


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