The Oriental Festival (special Mimuna) – Maurice Azoulay

A radio show broadcasted on Judaïques FM hosted by Maurice Azoulay

La fête orientale – April 6, 2010, Judaïques FM (94,8)
Special broadcast dedicated to Mimuna


Mimuna
Mimuna is a three century old North African celebration, especially followed by Moroccan Jews.

It is celebrated after the last day of Passover. It is traditional to eat many sweet cakes with yeast, like moufleta pancakes, with honey or jam, and often grilled meat. It is also an occasion to share a meal with neighbours.

Created in 1981 and broadcasted on Judaïques FM La fête orientale is a live radio show hosted by Maurice Azoulay in which the listeners can dedicated Judeo-Arabic or Israeli songs to people if their choice, in a friendly atmosphere.

Maurice Azoulay was born in Meknes in Morocco. He is the first DJ from Paris to broadcast Jewish music in 1981. He has two radio shows on Judaïques FM, La fête orientale and Neim Zémirot.

Look at all the archives of Maurice Azoulay’s radio shows

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