International Plucked Instruments Festival (festival International des Cordes Pincées de Rabat)

Photographs: Laëtitia Gourvennec; Lionel Haas; Marc Lelangue (photo by ©Lies Demeyer); Mircea Gogoncea; Azeddine Montassere; Oscar Herrero; and Trio de Guitare Suisse
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Country and Region MoroccoRabat - Salé - Zemmour - Zaer
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Rabat, Rabat - Salé - Zemmour - Zaer, Morocco
Festival Contact Information

Association Musique et Cordes Pincées
Saïd Laghzaoui, Président
Cité Ibn Sina Im. 16, N° 13
Agdal - Rabat
Phone: +212 037 77 68 95
Fax: +212 037 77 68 95
Email:, or

Festival Description

The International Plucked Instruments Festival is a festival of classical music performed on the lute and guitar, as represented by musicians from around the world, including Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Morocco, Portugal and Switzerland. 2008 celebrates the 13th annual festival, organized by the Sous l’Egide du Ministère de la Culture with the collaboration of Spanish Embassy, Romanian Embassy, the Délégation Wallonie-Bruxelles, l’Institut Cervantes, l’Institut Français, l’Institut Culturel Roumain, Goethe Institut de Rabat Casablancah Institute, Italian Cultural Institute and Portuguese Cultural Center. The founding directer is Saïd Laghzaoui, with the assistance of Mekki Jirari.

Festival Dates October 19 - 24, 2009
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Practical Info:

  • Bahnini Room
    Ministry of Culture
    Rabat, Morocco
    Phone: 00212 (0)37 77 68 95


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