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Morocco a feast for the senses and soul

22/04/2014
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Morocco a feast for the senses and soul

Travelling through the Morocco desert on a camel train is a tranquil experience for reader Joan Thompson, with shadows and light playing on the sand inspiring a sense of awe. Our trip to Morocco, where we went with an Intrepid Adventure travel group, began in Tangiers, a short ferry ride away from the hip...

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Sufi festival inspires young Moroccans

21/04/2014
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Sufi festival inspires young Moroccans

The Fes Festival of Sufi Culture, which runs through Saturday (April 19th) in Morocco’s spiritual capital, is more than just entertainment. At a time of growing fundamentalism and radicalism, Sufi Islam can combat backward ideology, participants and visitors agree. The annual celebration “allows people to discover the spiritual heritage of Sufism in Morocco and the...

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Moroccan King Congratulates Algerian President on Re-election

21/04/2014
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Moroccan King Congratulates Algerian President on Re-election

Rabat  –  HM King Mohammed VI sent a congratulation letter to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika following his re-election to the presidency of his country.    In this letter, the Sovereign expressed his warmest congratulations and best wishes for health, peace and well-being to the Algerian president and for more progress and prosperity to the...

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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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