For the past several years, Morocco's Mawazine Festival has sparked controversy due to the use of what many feel to be an unfair amount of public funds. How can Maghreb governments offer culture and entertainment without neglecting basic services?
Summer is approaching, the season of arts festivals in the Maghreb. For example, the Moroccan Mawazine festival and the Tunisian Carthage festival are among the brightest and most prestigious events,… more
The 10th edition of the Mawazine festival sparked controversy over its discontinuation, following the Arab uprisings and the ensuing social mobility. Governments that haven’t been rooted out yet by revolutions,… more
The Mawazine festival has been subject to significant criticism in Morocco where it caused a huge controversy. Some associations and movements, such as the “February 20 Movement”, even demand its… more