Several major events are on the city’s agenda, such as the series of concerts by the Philharmonic Orchestra of Morocco and the famous Jazzablanca that takes place in April and attracts thousands of visitors. Internationally celebrated artists such as Macy Gray, Hindi Zahra, Jamie Cullum, Natalie Cole, Richard Bona, Melody Gardot, Hoba Hoba Spirit (a band from Casablanca), as well as Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kenny Garett were regular performers of previous editions of Jazzablanca.
Other cultural events that take place in Casablanca, namely exhibits, concerts, shows, plays, literary cafés and other trade shows attract a more confidential audience of art, shows and entertainment aficionados:
There are initiatives led by several cultural centers, namely the French (IFC), Spanish (Cervantès Institute), German (Goethe Institute), British (British Council), American (American Language Center), as well as by various African communities through student cultural days, that yearly enrich the cultural offering of the territory.
This provides additional evidence of the cultural wealth of a city marked by the intersection of a strong Moroccan cultural foundation and the cultural momentum of foreign communities.