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Geotag Icon Fantasia (and the power of women)

audio, people posted by on May 19th, 2009

A team of horsewomen at a tradional Fantasia festivalWe stumbled across this traditional display of horsemanship as we were pedalling from Rabat to Casablanca in northern Morocco. We weren’t too sure what it was all about until we met a Moroccan and French couple who explained it all to us – and a lot more besides…

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Recorded on: 10th May 2009
Location: Between Rabat and Casablanca, northern Morocco (view on map)
Copyright: Listen to Africa


Geotag Icon Gallery: Fantasia

Photographs posted by on May 19th, 2009

The traditional festival, Fantasia, which we stumbled across on the road between Rabat and Casablanca in northern Morocco. It’s a celebration of horsemanship (and, more recently, horsewomanship) in which the aim is for a team of horsemen to fire their muskets at the same time. Photographs by Huw, May 2009. You can also listen to our sound recording of the event, Fantasia (and the Power of Women).

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