Haddarates Souiriyattes

Haddarates Souiriyattes

It is with enormous pleasure that I am able to document a group of women playing music in Essaouira.  The Haddarates Souiriyattes practice regularly at La Recontre cafe which is next door to where I have resided.    The chanting and drumming of Sufi music has certainly been an integral part of my living here.  An association led by Latifa Boumazzourh  ( who features on the heading photograph on the blog page ), they are certainly a vibrant and important part of local culture.

 

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