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Moroccan Halloween kicks off with goat magic

Moroccan festival unleashes goat magic upon revellers.
Moroccan festival unleashes goat magic upon revellers. Image by Feans / CC BY 2.0

Morocco’s three-day Boujloud festival, described as the ‘Moroccan Halloween’ is taking place across the country at the moment. Traditionally, people dress up as birds, sheep and goats and paint their faces. Some carry goat hooves and touch people in the crowds with them to transfer the magical powers of the animal. Read more: aljazeera.com