The annual Boujloud Festival, also known as Moroccan Halloween, is a popular exotic rite that includes singing, dancing and masquerading.
Dressed in sheepskins and spooky masks, young Moroccans dance through the neglected city streets of Sale north of the kingdom's capital.
They are celebrating the carnival of Boujloud (Father of Skins), also known as Belmawne. The rituals are particularly popular in the south of the kingdom. In addition to the skins of the sacrificial animals, the youths sometimes also wear their horns over their heads.
Across the neighbourhood, young people fill the streets joyfully celebrating their cultural heritage through creative expression.