Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 10 December 2019

Morocco's Engagement Moussem festival attracts hundreds of would-be couples and intrepid tourists

The annual festival takes place in the village of Imilchil in the Atlas Mountains

Young Amazigh (Berber) men and women come together to find and marry their life partners during Engagement Moussem. The festival takes place near the village of Imilchil in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains every year, with tribe members coming celebrating with music, dance and trade.

Click through the photo essay above to know more about this ancient tradition and how it came about.

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Updated: October 1, 2019 04:32 AM

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