Fes Festival of World Sacred Music June 2020

12-20 June 2020

NOTE FOR ARTISTS: This is not the official website of the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music. If you wish to participate in the Festival, contact the Artistic Director, Alain Weber, at downtheline@wanadoo.fr.

Soweto Gospel Choir, Fes 2019

Soweto Gospel Choir, Fes 2019



When will the programme of artists be released?

Probably by the end of 2019. Let us know if you’d like to be on the mailing list for festival news: fezriads@gmail.com.

Where can I buy tickets?

Buy them online through the festival website www.fesfestival.com. The site will eventually be in English, too. You can buy tickets at the door, though there is a risk that the concert might be sold out.

When should I start thinking about accommodation?

Now. Guesthouses convenient for festival venues are the first to sell out. As many guesthouses do not require a deposit in advance, you can book now. If you need to cancel, do so at least one month in advance to avoid cancellation fees. Check out our selection of guesthouses here (we have plenty of others, too). Let us know how many rooms and beds you require, give us your dates and an idea of your budget. We’ll then send you some options.

What else is there to do in Fez?

Every year, we host an excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage Roman site of Volubilis followed by a delicious lunch in the pretty pilgrimage town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun. This is scheduled for the Wednesday afternoon of the festival when there are no concerts, so you won’t miss a thing. Contact us for details: fezriads@gmail.com.

We also have plenty of other activities from the ever-popular Artisanal Affairs tour, a tour of the Mellah, the old Jewish quarter, cooking classes, Architectural Insights into the wonders of the Fez medina and plenty more. Check out some ideas here.

For a taster, see my article about the Festival published on 7 June on the Lonely Planet website:

Ensemble Moxos, Jnan Sbil Garden, Fes 2019

Ensemble Moxos, Jnan Sbil Garden, Fes 2019