People, Culture

TOP 5 : Concerts of Mawazine

Per: Julien ANTINOFF  

EVENT This year's Mawazine will offer a wide choice of concerts, all genres of music will be represented at the festival in Rabat.

Rihanna

The Barbadian will open the 12th edition of Mawazine on the OLM Souissi stage. The singer will be on a world tour to promote her current album "Unapoleptic", much to the delight of her fans she will be singing her hits like Only Girl in the World and SOS. Friday, 24th May at OLM Souissi

Mika

This Franco-Lebanese singer will present tracks from his latest album but also the songs that have made him a star in recent years. The concert is sure to be incredible! Sunday 26th May at OLM Souissi

The Jacksons

Although the most famous of the five is gone, the Jackson brothers remain a strong point of musical reference throughout the world. The successful Jackson Five, as they were once known as, will offer show chosen by the Rbati public themselves. Tuesday 28th May, at OLM Souissi

Deep Purple

This British group may speak more to the older crowds than the younger generation, but they still remain an essentail part of the rock scene. Founded in 1968, the years have not been easy on the band as many members left the group and only drummer, Ian Paice, remains from the original group, today. Thursday 30th May, at OLM Souissi 

PSY

The inventor of the phenomenom of "Gangnam Style" will entertain crowds towards the end of the 12th edition of the festival. The man with more than a billion views on YouTube, will sing in Morocco for the very first time. All the fans of the famous dance are expected to be in the crowd! Saturday 1st June, at OLM Souissi. 

Text Julien Antinoff

Translation Karen Athwal

Photo DR