Preserving the musical cultural heritage of the Draa valley -

This website is a digital archive documenting the diverse spectrum of culture unique to the Drâa River Valley, a UNESCO Biosphere located in southeastern Morocco through music, dance, language, instrumentation, clothing, and natural and architectural spaces where music has been performed traditionally for centuries and beyond. The Drâa Valley consists of six stretches of oases/palm groves called, from north to south: Mezguita (1), Tinzouline (2), Ternata (3), Fezouata (4), Ktaoua (5), M’hamid (6).
This project focused on the Southern Drâa Valley, which emcompasses the 3 last oases, South of the town of Zagora.

The Musical Heritage of the Southern Draa Valley project was granted to Association Zaila of M’hamid el Ghizlane by the US Embassy Rabat through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.

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