Fantasia fest, El Jadida, Morocco : News Photo

Fantasia fest, El Jadida, Morocco

[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Fantasia is a spectacle of traditional Moroccan folklore also known as 'Game of powder'. It's a unique event which usually takes places in various locations all around Morocco and it consists of racing with horses, hunting with eagles, traditional music and dances. During the festivities a number of teams from the whole country, consisting of 3 to 20 well trained contestants, in most cases men, wearing the traditional Moroccan wears start a ''battle''. The horse masters are heavy on jewelry and necklaces. It's a very colorful variety. The team lines up on the start and when given the signal they start galloping a couple of hundred meters to the finish line. The movement of the team must be synchronize between all of its members as well as their speed as they gallop away towards the finish. Reaching the finish line, the contestants suddenly stop and shoot their guns in the air at the same time, as the command to shoot is given. Afterwards they align their hoses in a line and restart the whole process.
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[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Fantasia is a spectacle of traditional Moroccan folklore also known as 'Game of powder'. It's a unique event which usually takes places in various locations all around Morocco and it consists of racing with horses, hunting with eagles, traditional music and dances. During the festivities a number of teams from the whole country, consisting of 3 to 20 well trained contestants, in most cases men, wearing the traditional Moroccan wears start a ''battle''. The horse masters are heavy on jewelry and necklaces. It's a very colorful variety. The team lines up on the start and when given the signal they start galloping a couple of hundred meters to the finish line. The movement of the team must be synchronize between all of its members as well as their speed as they gallop away towards the finish. Reaching the finish line, the contestants suddenly stop and shoot their guns in the air at the same time, as the command to shoot is given. Afterwards they align their hoses in a line and restart the whole process.
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August 20, 2013
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Fantasia is a spectacle of traditional Moroccan folklore also known... News Photo 179657263Fantasia,Horizontal,Lifestyles,Morocco,TraditionPhotographer Collection: Moment © 2013 Des Panteva[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Fantasia is a spectacle of traditional Moroccan folklore also known as 'Game of powder'. It's a unique event which usually takes places in various locations all around Morocco and it consists of racing with horses, hunting with eagles, traditional music and dances. During the festivities a number of teams from the whole country, consisting of 3 to 20 well trained contestants, in most cases men, wearing the traditional Moroccan wears start a ''battle''. The horse masters are heavy on jewelry and necklaces. It's a very colorful variety. The team lines up on the start and when given the signal they start galloping a couple of hundred meters to the finish line. The movement of the team must be synchronize between all of its members as well as their speed as they gallop away towards the finish. Reaching the finish line, the contestants suddenly stop and shoot their guns in the air at the same time, as the command to shoot is given. Afterwards they align their hoses in a line and restart the whole process.