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Hundreds of thousands of music lovers from Morocco and around the world poured into southern Morocco last week to participate in a festival deeply connected to African slave music and spiritual traditions.
For Dorsaf Hamdani, words are like instruments and an essential element to her musical style. As an artist, singing is both a passion and a real cause for her. Recently, Hamdani talked about her life, her passion and her musical points of view with Magharebia .com.
Moroccan Simo Benbachir was a well-known AIDS activist even before helping found Red Ribbon (Ruban Rouge).
Racewalking developed in England in the 1600s out of bets between noblemen over whose footman was faster. The sport spread to the United States in the first half of the 1800s, becoming the most popular betting sport after horse racing by the 1870s.