Cultural in Tozeur

Tozeur International Oasis Festival

Whoever thought so much was going on in the desert? Every year, Tozeur comes alive with storytelling, traditional music, dancing and, of course, camel and horse racing in a celebration of desert culture. The...

Music in Nefta

Rouhaniyet Festival of Sufi Music

In 2016, Nefta began to celebrate its Sufi heritage with the inaugural Rouhaniyet Festival, with four days of music, theatre and talks with participants from across the Maghreb and as far as Syria and Pakistan.

Cultural in Douz

Sahara Festival

Consider yourself lucky if you happen to be in Douz for the Sahara Festival, which is normally held at the beginning of November (dates can be frustratingly hard to track down). Most of the action takes place...

Cultural in Ksour Country

Festival of the Ksour

An annual festival of Berber culture, with music and dance is held every spring in Tataouine and the surrounding ksour (traditional fortified granaries). Dates and specific events, frustratingly, are not listed...