Morocco’s street circus for the people
A four-meter tall camel made of old flour and potato bags – that’s not something you see every day. It’s part of a street festival in rural Morocco with drums, acrobats and larger-than-life puppets, like the camel. The festival plays on local traditions and pays tribute to the region’s cultural heritage. But it also integrates young people from the area without many opportunities: school dropouts, unemployed, orphans. The guy behind it all is 22-year-old Azeddine Aabar.
Listen to the report by Elizabeth Grenier in Tahanahoute, Morocco:
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DateTuesday 14.05.2013 | 12:56