Lucy Duran introduces highlights from the 2009 Timitar Festival, held in the Moroccan coastal town of Agadir.
This celebration of Berber culture attracts audiences of more than100,000 in the city's vast central square. With Berber songs from local diva Raissa Aicha Tachinouit, Saharawi music from Rachida Talal and a rare live apperarance by Morocco's biggest star in the Arab world Samira Said.
Presented by Lucy Duran
Produced by Roger Short
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Saturday 5th December, 3:00pm
Highlights from the Timitar Festival, Agadir
Arr. Tachinouite: Mimouna
Raissa Aicha Tachinouite
BBC Recording by Marvin Ware, on location, Agadir, Morocco.
Lucy Duran interviews Raissa Aicha Tachinouite
Arr. Talal: Hassnae ya Lila
Lucy Duran interviews Rachida Talal
Arr. Talal: Gowate ya Lila
Arr. Said: Khallini
Lucy Duran interviews Samira Said
Arr. Said: Bladi
Said: Allah, Allah…