Abel Tesfaye, also known as the The Weeknd, has been announced as one of the headlining artists due to perform at Rabat’s Mawazine Festival in June.
Mawazine Festival, which is organised by Maroc Cultures—the non-profit association striving to democratize culture—is free and welcomes more than 100,000 people each year at the OLM Souissi arena. The festival has become one of Morocco’s biggest festivals, drawing in international and local rap fans.
The four-time Grammy award winner The Weeknd (who has collaborated with Daft Punk, Lana del Rey, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga and Wiz Khalifa) joins American singer Bruno Mars, iconic 90s British artist Jamiroquai, American duo The Chainsmokers, French rapper Niska and Belgium rapper Damso on the line-up.
Mawazine Festival, June 22 – 30, OLM Souissi, Rabat