Association Racines


Art banned from the public space in Casablanca

In Casablanca, the situation of the street artists who wish to perform in the public space is not improving. After the difficulties they faced in 2017 with the authorities of the city, the have succeeded to transform the Nations-Unies square in Casablanca into a space where musicians, singers, clowns and jugglers mixed with each other, bringing happiness to all the users of the place.

Few weeks ago, the authorities decided again to ban them, after having received a complaint from the local residents for “noise pollution”. An umpteenth intervention of the authorities...