The Glorious Cultural Heritage
of the Southern Draa Valley
September 25th - 27th, 2020
Our Package for Zamane Festival
Thursday September 24, 2020
Arrival on your own in the early afternoon in the village of M’Hamid.
Welcome by the Zamane festival teams to accompany you to the bivouac or homestay in one of the Ksours of Mhmid's oasis,
Appointment for dinner with all participating artists and festival-goers
Overnight at the bivouac, homestay or hotel at your choice
Friday, September 25th, 2020
After breakfast departure to the Joudour Sahara music school and participation in: The inauguration of the photo exhibition celebrating M’hamid Zamane and his glorious history
Opening keynotes at the afternoon - Accompanied by traditional songs and dances.
Dinner and poetic evening and debates on the theme "poetry and nomadic life ..." in the presence of Moroccan, Algerian and Mauritanian poets.
Saturday September 26, 2020
After breakfast, shuttle available to go to the Laalouj Kasbah (great kasbah which housed the foreign legion of the Saadian Sultans in the sixteenth century) for the start of a walking tour to Ksar Talha, Oualad Mhia, Znaga and Zaouia Lahna. Lunch with the locals exchanges and debates with the population on themes relating to water stress, desertification and resilience to Climate Change;
In the afternoon, visit various activities in the Ksours and kasbahs of the oasis:
Ahidous at Ksar Bounou
Rokba to Oulad Driss and Ksar Talha
Akalal and Daf at the ancien Ksar of M’hamid
Ganga at Ksar Oulad Mhia near Kasbah Sidi Khalil
Traditional evening with
Herma Doublal Group (Tata)
Ahidous AIT Khabach (Errachidia)
Mali (Traditional Touareg group)
Sunday September 27, 2020
After breakfast departure to the Kasbah which will host the conference "Culture and common history as a factor of unity and rapprochement between the peoples of the Greater Maghreb with the participation of historians and cultural actors from the Maghreb and the Sahel "
Competition of the best traditional couscous prepared on-site by women from the region.
Plantations of trees accompanied by traditional songs.
Presentation of actions committed to sustainable development (crafts, natural objects, etc.) by residents and local associations
Singing and dancing Houbi (Oriental region of Morocco
Algeria (Houbi from the Bechar Wilaya
Résidence Joudour Sahara with the young talents of M’Hamid supervised by several internationally renowned artists and a traditional singing group
This package include:
Reception in the village of M’Hamid on Thursday September 24 and transfer to your accommodation
4 nights either in a bivouac (two to four people per tent) or with the locals or at the hotel
half board on September 24, full board on September 25, 26 and 27 excluding drinks.
- Entrances to all activities from 1st to Zamane
Shuttle between all the Ksours of the oasis
Not included on the package:
Drinks during the entire stay at the festival (possibility to buy water and soft drinks and fruit juices on site)