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The Cultural Space of Jemaa el-Fna Square. ©Jane Write/ UNESCO 2008
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The Cultural Space of Jemaa el-Fna Square

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Jemaa el-Fna Square

The Jemaa el-Fna Square is one of the main cultural spaces in Marrakesh and has become one of the symbols of the city since its foundation in the eleventh century. It represents a unique concentration of popular Moroccan cultural traditions performed through musical, religious and artistic expressions.

Place/Country: Morocco
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Credits: UNESCO, co-producer.
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