Marrakech the most vibrant and cities that are fascinating Morocco. Among the list of many leisure and social activities that it gives, festivals of all sorts are very high up in the list, including music, film, theatre, comedy, dance or miracle. One for the youngest but most attractive festivals into the city is the Sun Festival, which celebrates its edition that is second in 2009 loaded with power, enthusiasm and quality.
The National Youth and Music Festival (FNDJEM), also referred to as Sun Festival, is Marrakech's flagship musical occasion. As its name suggests, it absolutely was created by teenagers for young people and it has set itself objectives that are several.
Firstly all, it celebrates the Moroccan nation and its own patriotism, especially since the occasion coincides with the Youth and Throne National festivities. Because of this, the Marock'Jeunes association, which organises the event, hopes to take the Moroccan flag to the highest summits.
Another objective of the Sun Festival is always to set up a big and panel that is varied of, them all pertaining to youth, the art world and culture. Those attending will not only enjoy some wonderful musical evenings, but will also enjoy several workshops, animated by professionals, and conferences dealing with subjects closely related to young people (such as the environment, development, music, etc.) during this second edition. The festival additionally intends to become a springboard that will allow talents that are young be better known and also to give them possibilities to produce their skills and careers.
On the other hand, the Sun Festival ha objectives that change every 12 months, so that every edition remains initial and unique. The central theme of this year that is second edition will likely be House music, Electro and DJs. Thus, the Sun Festival will bring a new innovation to the city, since it's going to introduce the first scene in Marrakech completely devoted to DJs.
Along with this, the Sun Festival, on its 2nd version, went international in an effort to open a discussion between Morocco and all of those other world though music, art and youth culture. Several performers from Finland, the guest of honour in this 2nd edition, will take part in the festival, together with artists from Spain, France and other countries.
One of the climactic moments of this edition will definitely be the presentation of the show "Tenor o no Tenor", performed by the Spanish trio consisting of the two spectacular sopranos Alicia Murillo and Mayca Teca and gifted pianist José Manuel Vaquero. The show will supply the young Moroccan audience a chance to explore and think on gender roles and their relation to music and life.