RIMM Summer Festival in Sfax: outdoor edition and internationally renowned artists
21/06/2019 16:27, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - The 5th edition of the festival "International Encounter of Music of the World" (RIMM Summer Festival) will take place, for the first time in an outdoor space, June 27-29, 2019, in Sfax

It will be marked by the participation of internationally renowned artists and local artists, aiming to boost tourism and cultural attractiveness of Sfax city.

“RIMM Summer Festival" is initiated by the Nahawand association in partnership with the French Institute of Tunisia (IFT) and the regional tourism commission.

The festival aims to develop the Sfaxian art scene in addition to promoting the talents of the region, said president of the association Omar Fourati, at a press conference held Friday in Tunis.

Regional tourism commissioner in Sfax Taoufik Gaied said that the Tunisian National Tourist Office (ONTT) is financially supporting the festival, stressing that the sponsorship of this event is part of the national strategy adopted by the Ministry of Tourism in partnership with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs to highlight the specificity of each region through culture.

The festival will kick-off Thursday, June 27 with the group "Ezza" from Niger, the Tunisian singer Mortadha and the Algerian Sofiane Saidi. The second day will be hosted by Tunisian group Kelper31, Tunisian-French group Benares and Tunisian singer Lina Ben Ali. The last day of the festival will be marked by the participation of Reunionese singer Maya Kamaty, Algerian band Labess and Tunisian Dj Morched.

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