Tuesday, 17 September 2019 10:23 GMT

Morocco- Mawazine: Timing Boys Batucada and Groupe Soleil's Street Shows

(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Rabat- The Mawazine Festival is not limited to the six official venues. Moroccan young talents have made the streets of Rabat and Sale their stage, delivering some of the finest street performances.

On Tuesday evening, residents of Avenue El Haouz and Fal Ould Oumeir in Rabat will get to witness the exuberant beats of Timing Boys Batucada in Al Massira and Groupe Soleil in Mahaj Riad.

The group Timing Boys has already performed on June 23-24 in Avenue Fal Ould Oumeir and Al Massira and on Monday in Mahaj Riad in Rabat, attracting an audience of children, adults, and teenagers alike.

The Group Soleil made their first Mawazine 2018 street performance on June 23-24 in Avenue El Haouz and Mahaj Riad in Rabat.

Timing Boys Batucada

Timing Boys Batucada, also known as 'Farkat Oulad Al Ouaket' in Arabic, created in 2010 by Kamal Al Barhoui has given a new outlook to street shows, combining samba, hip hop, salsa and Moroccan chaabi music.

The group, made of skilled drummers, previously performed at the Jazz Festival in Rabat's Chellah and Association Salon du Cheval in El Jadida, near Casablanca.

Groupe Soleil 'Farkat Ashems'

Group Soleil, created in 2012 by young artists from Sale, is a colourful circus group of acrobats and stilt walkers performing circus shows.

The Mawazine street shows start at 5:00 p.m and are free for both performers and audiences to enjoy.


Morocco-  Mawazine: Timing Boys Batucada and Groupe Soleil's Street Shows

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