This is the Hadra Festival of Feminine in Trance Music, based yearly in Essaouira, Morocco; a celebration of collaborative popular Sufi music from all over Africa.

I became a photographer for this festival by accident. I was travelling around Morocco, a little lost, and was put in touch with the event's Creative Directors by the owner of a restaurant I ate at a few times.

One thing led to another. Before I knew it, I scored a press pass and was conducting interviews with artists, then got thrown inside a hectic street procession to madly snap pics of Senegalese drummers and whirling dervishes and everyone in between.

I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and am now suitably geared up for more musical performance projects.

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