on January 13th 2023, Agadir city celebrated the Amazigh New Year 2973 with a rich and diverse cultural program.
The program of these festivities includes in particular musical and artistic performances, as well as exhibitions devoted to Amazigh works and plastic art, indicates a press release from the Commune of Agadir.
Activities also include screenings of Amazigh short films, as well as round tables around Amazigh issues.
Three large musical evenings will also be organized in the Kasbah of Agadir Oufella overlooking the city and the port , the “Bensergaou” district and the “Tikiwine” district with the participation of several artists including Raissa Fatima Tabaamrant, Abdelaziz Ahouzar, El Batoul El Merouani, Said Outajjt and Ahwash Tafraout.
According to the organizers, the celebration of the Amazigh New Year is of great importance in that it aims to safeguard the Amazigh intangible cultural heritage, which is a part of the content and interest of tourists during their travel to Agadir.
It coincides with January 13 of each year and symbolizes the first day of the agrarian calendar.