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Clock Culture this week 21st March -27th April

20/04/2014
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Clock Culture this week 21st March -27th April

Workshops Cooking School Learn to cook traditional Moroccan food in the heart of the medina with Clock Kitchen. Tour the food markets like a local before preparing a fantastic feast in our dedicated cooking school Calligraphy Discover the sacred art of Calligraphy with the master, Mohammed Charkaoui. Private and group lessons by arrangement. Bamboo...

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Fez Sufi Music Festival

16/04/2014
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Fez Sufi Music Festival

The Sufi Cultural Festival is an 8-day celebration that takes place each April within the imperial city of Fes to honor Sufi music and spirituality. The Festival brings together religious leaders in Sufism and artists from around the world. Visitors come to enjoy ritual performances complemented by morning poetry readings, films and oriental art. The Sufi Festival...

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Hassan Hakmoun’s new album evokes the sounds of Morocco

15/04/2014
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Hassan Hakmoun’s new album evokes the sounds of Morocco

Hassan Hakmoun grew up in the world of gnawa — a people and culture that came to Morocco by way of West Africa. Gnawa music and dance are often used in long, trance-healing ceremonies — ceremonies Hakmoun’s mother and grandfather used to perform in their home in Marrakesh. So Hakmoun became quite the dancer....

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Discovering Africa: Berbers, Bags and Business

15/04/2014
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Discovering Africa: Berbers, Bags and Business

Abury sells luxury bags from its Berlin boutique and in fashionable shops everywhere but its success is the result of a business model designed to strengthen relationships with small communities of craftsmen all over the developing world. VENTURES AFRICA – On a popular shopping street in Berlin, the Kastanienallee, between the neighbourhoods of Mitte...

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Fish With Morocco in Mind

07/04/2014
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Fish With Morocco in Mind

Moroccan baked fish with onions. CreditFred R. Conrad/The New York Times   n Morocco, fish is fried, grilled or simmered, just as it is everywhere else, but there is this essential difference: The first step in nearly every Moroccan fish recipe requires the fish to be slathered, anointed or rubbed with a mixture of herbs,...

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Historic Marrakech bids to become an artistic hotspot

01/04/2014
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Historic Marrakech bids to become an artistic hotspot

Max Boutfathal’s Madonna 207, outside the Badi Palace Earlier this month the Marrakech Biennale drew a sizeable crowd to its opening in the magnificent remains of the 16th Century Badi Palace, Morocco’s most popular tourist destination. With France’s former Culture Minister Jack Lang in attendance, there was a sense the international contemporary art event...

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