Mawazine Festival 2017

A week long celebration of worldwide rhythms

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The Basics

12-20 mai 2017
Rabat, Morocco

Mawazine is a multi-genre, global music festival held annually in Rabat, Morocco.

Motivated by its tagline of 'world rhythms', the lineup is a vast combination of Moroccan, African, Asian, and global musicians, including an annual helping of global stars, predominantly from North America.

Previous editions have seen the likes of Rihanna, Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, Elton John and Kylie Minogue take to the enormous stages to perform to vast crowds of music fans, with attendance figures across the whole week topping 2 million in recent years.


2018 2017


Only Charles Aznavour and Lauryn Hill have been announced so far.
Last year the lineup included Chris Brown, Hardwell, Christina Aguilera, Pitbull and many more.

The Venue

Mawazine Festival 2017

Various Venues

The festival takes place across a number of venues throughout Rabat and the neighbouring city of Salé, with each stage representing one of the many 'world rhythms' that the festival promises to showcase.

Frequently Asked Questions

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