February 29th sees the start of the Marrakech Biennale – arts festival. It runs until March 4th, 2012 with the main Visual Arts Exhibitions running until the end of May.
First held in November 2005, the Marrakech Biennale is the first major trilingual (English, Arabic & French) festival in North Africa focusing on cutting-edge contemporary art, literature and film. The Marrakech Biennale seeks to build cultural bridges through the arts well as between disciplines by enabling discussions with and between artists.
For more information, go to the official website at
http://www.marrakechbiennale.org/ and http://www.higheratlas.org/about/