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Moroccan Folklore Fantasia Live Show

Jun 30

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Moroccan folklore can be experienced by catching a Moroccan fantasia live show during your visit to Morocco.

What is Moroccan fantasia?

Fantasia is a traditional Moroccan folklore, it is also known as "Game of gunpowder". It is usually a group between 8-12 horse riders, a team that is well trained, and most of the time men dressed with Moroccan traditional Djellabas, most riders are horse owners themselves,
The fantasia show happens in an outdoor area, the distance of race  is usually 200 to 300 meters, with a start line and finish line, speed is synchronized between all the team members, same speed is maintained during the race to create a harmony and a piece of art. 
The team runs in a straight line, all riders’ fire up in the sky at finish line. (see video below)
 

Where in Morocco can I see a live fantasia show?

Fantasia shows can be seen live in some regions of Morocco. Scheduled performance are available in touristic cities of Marrakesh, Meknes, El Jadida, Ben Mellal and Agadir.
Below are some good spots to catch a live fantasia show:
  •  In Marraksh, fantasia can be witnessed near Bab El Jdid, and Chez Ali restaurant incorporates fantasia, Moroccan music and dance, fireworks with dininng. 
  • During El Jadida festival, fantasia is always on the menu along with music and dance.
  • In Agadir: Shems Ayour touristic complex: Douar Ain Sidi Belkacem, Temcia, Ait Melloul, Inzegane
  • In Meknes: Morocco Fantasia Festival during month of September

 

 See Video below: Chez Ali live fantasia show

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Re: Moroccan Folklore Fantasia Live Show

Fantasia shows can be seen live olso in agadir , folieberberes`touristc complex, bensergao agadir

By rachid on   10/7/2010 5:37 PM
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Re: Moroccan Folklore Fantasia Live Show

Hi Rachid, thanks for update!

By admin on   10/7/2010 9:30 PM

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