Welcome and join us for art, music, dance on the 26th, 27th and 28th of October 2018 in M'Hamid El Ghizlane, Province Zagora, Morocco

The Program

Taragalte is a 3 day festival under the stars in the desert of south Morocco.

During this festival, we celebrate nomadic heritage and world music. Next to this we will host the 6th edition of the Peace Caravan promoting peace and stability in the Sahara and Sahel.

Music and dance

Dance with us under the stars to the rhythms of the desert! Local traditional dance, performances, world music, conferences, projections and discussions, workshops, there will be something for everyone. A full line up will be announced soon.

Crafts Tour Carpet of Life

Celebrate with us the nomadic lifestyle and get stunned by this rich cultural heritage. During the Taragalte Festival, we’ll take you on a journey of crafts, stories and cultural heritage. We invite you to visit on of the villages where the carpets are being created and to weave your own creation. You will have the opportunity to join the women ceremony and celebrate the cultural heritage of the women of M’Hamid.


Among the artists invited this year, we will welcome, in the presence of the Godmother and the Godfather of the Festival OUM and Aziz SAHMAOUI :

Tinariwen - Habib Koité - Lo'Jo - Hamid Elkawel - Mnat Aichata - Asmaa Hamzaoui and Bnat Timbuktu - Poject groups "Cultural Caravan for Peace" - Taragalte Generation - Darâa Tribes - The young musicians of the "Joudour Sahara" school - Ajial M'Hamid

Parades and races

Workshops and Talks

During the day, festival-goers will have the opportunity to participate in workshops and talks to different topical themes such as the fragile environment, migration, the role of culture and many more. Jump into the conversation or listen to expert discussions.

Celebrate Together

Share the love of music, art & culture and meet inspiring people from all over the world!