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Marrakech Festival - Events
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The following is a selection of festival - events occurring in Marrakech in 2006:
Fatih Mouharam Islamic New Year, January
Marrakech International Marathon and Half-Marathon Mid- January
Aid Al Adha (Aïd el-Khebir) Feast of Abraham’s Sacrifice, January
Aid Al Mawlid, Prophet’s Birthday April
Labour Day 1st May
Essaouira Festival, four-day art festival mid-June, Essaouira
Feast of the Throne July 30th
Marrakech National Festival of Popular Arts 2 weeks in July, el Badi Palace and Marrakech
Setti Fatma, local religious festival August, Setti Fatma near Marrakech
Imilchil Colourful marriage festival of the Aït Haddidou tribe, August or September, Imilchil near Marrakechl
Marrakech Folk Music Festival Local folk music festival, mid-September, venues throughout the city
Ramadan Month-long daytime fasting throughout Marrakech, food in abundance after sunset, September/October, throughout the city
Marrakech International Film Festival Two weeks in November
Green March Day 6th November
Independence Day 18th November
Eid al-Fitr End of Ramadan, street celebrations, October, throughout the city
Hajj Day December
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