Five things to look forward to in May in Marrakech

Giacometti in Meknes Morocco, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

With Ramadan just a month away, it seems all the festivals and events are happening NOW. And I can’t say I’m complaining. With something to do basically every night whether a dance performance, a concert or a new gallery opening, we are filled with culture here in Marrakech. And to help you sort out your … Continue reading

Awaln’Art 2015 kicks off in Marrakech

Copyright Mandy Sinclair

It was one of the first festivals I “stumbed” upon when I moved to Morocco back in 2011. Street performers, musicians and marionettes shut down Marrakech’s busy Avenue Mohamed V as they danced and paraded through the streets to launch Awaln’Art, a festival that features international artists performing in public places. Since then I’ve stumbled upon … Continue reading

A magical night at Badii Palace

Copyright Mandy Sinclair

It’s one of the sites in Marrakech I normally tell people to give a miss.   Unless of course there is a special event. And the light installation organized by Alwan’Art and the French Institute at Badii Palace was an event I’m glad I didn’t miss! An old palace left in ruins, lit up by … Continue reading