The curtain fell on the 19th edition of the Timitar Festival, celebrating “Signs and Cultures,” on Saturday night in Agadir. Over three days, this vibrant musical event showcased an incredible diversity of performances, leaving audiences in awe.

Colorful finale with iconic Amazigh artists

The closing concert featured dynamic performances by renowned Amazigh musicians, including the legendary group Oudaden and the celebrated star Fatima Tachtoukt. Their captivating shows were highlights of the evening, delighting fans with their powerful melodies and rhythms.

A stellar lineup of global talent

The festival also boasted an impressive lineup of artists and musical groups, including DJ D33p Soul, Ahwach Imint Tanout, Abu, Dystinct, VJ Kalamour, Jubantoua, Cesaria Evora Orchestre, DJ Ndrk, and Ribab Fusion. These performances illuminated the stages of Place Al Amal, Place Bijaoune, and the Théâtre de Verdure, drawing large crowds who enjoyed a mix of hit songs and unique sounds.

Embracing global and Amazigh music

True to its motto, “Amazigh music welcomes the music of the world,” the Timitar Festival, held under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, brought together artists from various cultures and musical styles. The event celebrated universal values of tolerance and peace, creating a rich cultural exchange.

A legacy of musical excellence

Since its inception in 2004, the Timitar Festival has become a must-attend event for music and culture enthusiasts. According to the Timitar Association, it has hosted international stars like Marcel Khalifa, Yuri Buenaventura, Ziggy Marley, Nass al Ghiwan, Idir, the Gipsy Kings, Kadem Essahir, Majda Roumy, Izenziren, Samira Said, and Najat Attabou.

Celebrating Amazigh traditions and world music

The 19th edition of the festival continued to celebrate the beauty of Amazigh music while opening its doors to talented artists from around the world, including Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and America. This edition embodied the spirit of openness and sharing that defines Timitar, creating an extraordinary meeting of Amazigh traditions and global musical diversity.

A platform for cultural exchange

Born from the collective passion of Agadir’s residents, the Timitar Festival has evolved into a platform for exchange and sharing. It promotes the discovery of Amazigh music’s richness and the celebration of cultural diversity, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation among diverse audiences.