storytelling culture in marrakesh

Walking on the square Jemaa El Fna, we encountered many storytellers. The Moroccan tradition of storytelling (Hikayat) dates back almost 1,000 years. This tradition is still alive but in danger of becoming extinct and disappearing.
It is a very important element for the continuation of art practice in the public sphere with the phenomenon of “halka” – circle and the visibility of artists and freedom of artistic expression in the public sphere.

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