Moga Festival

Music festival in Morocco

Moga Festival (Arabic: مهرجان موڭا) is an Electronic Music Festival held annually in Essaouira, Morocco, inspired by the decorations of the series Game of Thrones.[1]

Moga Festival 2018 in Essaouira.

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The festival founded in 2016 by Matthieu Corosine,[2] Abdeslam Alaoui and Benoit Géli, is an event dedicated to contemporary music and digital arts.[3] It has a program in the sets of the series Game of Thrones in Essaouira to connect international musicians and Moroccan artists (Gnawa Mâalems) with electronic music culture.[4]Each year, the Festival represent traditional Moroccan and electronic music for original projects created in this city, presented on stage during the festival.[5]

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Moga festival invites amateur artists and musical groups to perform in this event for 5 days. They contribute to the development of the youth music scene through meetings in front of the public.[4] The festival also has activities and workshops besides music to the community.[6]

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  1. "Vidéo. Essaouira: un festival dans les décors de "Game Of Thrones"". Retrieved 2022-10-13.
  2. Lenthall, Andy (2022-10-03). "MOGA – A Vibe That Created a Tribe". Festival Insights. Retrieved 2022-10-13.
  3. "Le Moga Festival fait son grand retour à Essaouira". Médias24 (in French). 2022-10-03. Retrieved 2022-10-13.
  4. 4.0 4.1 MATIN, LE. "Un événement dédié aux musiques actuelles et contemporaines et aux arts numériques". Le Matin (in French). Retrieved 2022-10-13.
  5. "«MOGA Festival» présente «A day in Essaouira»". ALBAYANE (in French). 2020-04-28. Retrieved 2022-10-13.
  6. "Record d'affluence et succès populaire pour le retour de MOGA à Essaouira". (in French). Retrieved 2022-10-13.