Jewish music focus of Moroccan festival


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jewish music will be the focus of an annual Moroccan music festival.

Matrouz, the Moroccan Jewish musical tradition, will be featured at the festival Oct. 29-Nov. 1 in the port city of Essaouira, the French news agency AFP reported.

The concerts will bring together "our poets, our musicians and our singers, Muslims and Jews, to sing and dance together," Andre Azoulay, festival chairman and an adviser to King Mohammed VI, told AFP.

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