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Storytelling Festival: Tribute to African storytellers

Written by FDM

“The word of Africa, a common heritage” is the theme of the Morocco International Festival of Tales, “Hikayate” which is held in Rabat until June 30th.

Organized from June 24 to 30, the 19th edition of the Morocco International Festival of Tales, “Hikayate” is being held this year under the theme “Speaking to Africa, a common heritage”. The opportunity to pay tribute to the storytellers of the African continent who continue to preserve oral tales and popular memory. The host country of this edition is Senegal, and more than 40 countries are participating in this event.

For seven days and seven nights, spread over seven spaces and places in the capital, more than 70 storytellers are there to recount the thousand and thousand tales before visitors and spectators.