The Day of Ashura is the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar. In Morocco, this has been a traditionally day of celebration and joy.
Moroccans however embrace this day with cheerful remembrance of those who have died. It is a custom to pay visit to cemetery pray for the departed ones.
Commemoration of Ashura is not a celebration but a respectful and mournful occasion for both Shi'a and Sunni Muslims.
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