The City of Culture in Tunis hosts Malouf Music Festival


The City of Culture in Tunis held The Malouf Medina Music Festival yesterday that included band performances from Libya, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.

The organizers of the festival hope to highlight traditional Moroccan music through a historical dimension that delves into the origins of traditional Tunisian music.

The Malouf is one of the most prominent arts of traditional music in North Africa that came with the Andalusians who escaped Spain.

This art is characterized by the contrast between traditional and modern, it differs in accordance with the different cities it is performed in even within the same country.

The opening night performances included the Al Saraya Al Hamraa band from Libya and the Andalusian music band from Morocco

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