Marrakech the most vibrant and fascinating towns and cities in Morocco. Among the leisure that is many cultural activities that it provides, festivals of all sorts are high up in the list, including music, film, theatre, comedy, dance or miracle. One associated with the youngest but most attractive festivals within the city is the Sun Festival, which celebrates its edition that is second in 2009 loaded with energy, passion and quality.
The National Youth and Music Festival (FNDJEM), also known as Sun Festival, is Marrakech's flagship musical event. As its title suggests, it had been created by young people for young people plus it has set it self a few objectives.
To begin all, it celebrates the Moroccan nation and its particular patriotism, especially since the occasion coincides with the Youth and Throne National festivities. In this manner, the Marock'Jeunes association, which organises the occasion, hopes to take the Moroccan flag to your highest summits.
Another goal of the Sun Festival is always to set up a sizable and panel that is varied of, all of them related to youth, the art world and culture. During this second edition, those attending can not only enjoy some wonderful musical evenings, but will additionally enjoy several workshops, animated by experts, and conferences coping with subjects closely related to young individuals (such as the environment, development, music, etc.). The event also intends to be a springboard that will allow talents that are young be better known and to give them opportunities to produce their skills and careers.
The Sun Festival ha objectives that change every year, so that each edition remains original and unique on the other hand. The central theme of this second year's edition are House music, Electro and DJs. Thus, the Sun Festival will bring a new innovation to the town, since it's going to introduce the first scene in Marrakech completely devoted to DJs.
Along with this, the Sun Festival, on its 2nd edition, moved worldwide in an effort to open a dialogue between Morocco and all of those other global world though music, art and youth culture. A few artists from Finland, the guest of honour in this edition that is 2nd will engage within the festival, together with artists from Spain, France and other countries.
Among the climactic moments of this edition will definitely be the presentation of the show "Tenor o no Tenor", done by the Spanish trio consisting of the two spectacular sopranos Alicia Murillo and Mayca Teca and gifted pianist José Manuel Vaquero. The show will give the young Moroccan audience a chance to explore and reflect on gender roles and their relation to music and life.