Lailat al Qadr, the Night of Power, marks the night in which the Qur’an was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by Allah. Muslims regard this as the most important event in history, and the Qur’an says that this night is better than a thousand months (97:3), and that on this night the angels descend to earth.
Jessica Pepper-Peterson Morocco is the land of spices, herbs, and scents; of seven-vegetable couscous and clay tagines that stew up anything from chicken to beef to fish with little more than an occasional stir. While classic kebabs and slurpy snail soup can be found in the nightly stalls of Marrakech’s bustling Jemaa el-Fna Square, where […]
Agadir – I often receive emails from friends asking if it is o.k. to visit Morocco during Ramadan, what the celebration means, how long it lasts, and what are its traditions. So, I have decided to talk here about Ramadan in Morocco, hoping to answer these questions. What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of […]
Les Fassinants Association in collaboration with Cafe Clock organize a Charity Concert for Serya, 20 % of all purchases today at CAFE CLOCK FEZ will go to support a Soup kitchen for the inhabitants and refugees in Djebel Qasiun ,Damascus , Syria We believe this to be the worst refugee crisis in recent history… Let’s show […]
View Slide Show16 Photographs By James Estrin May. 27, 2015 May. 27, 2015 The French Romantic painter Eugène Delacroix traveled to North Africa, shortly after his country conquered Algeria in 1830, to experience what he viewed as a more primitive society. He made more than 100 paintings based on an Orientalist view of […]
Since its inception, the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music has promoted universality and a spirit of tolerance and openness. Each year, we pay homage to these principles through music and poetry to convey empathy, sharing and knowledge. Both a worldly city and a spiritual melting pot, Fes reinforces the cultural and intellectual dimension of […]
oin travel photographer Genevieve Hathaway on the streets of Marrakech and learn how the city’s storytellers are reinvigorating a thousand-year-old tradition one tale at a time. by Genevieve Hathaway The Moroccan tradition of storytelling, dubbed hikayat, dates back over 1,000 years to a time when Marrakech was a young city. Berber general-kings governed the land […]
Tom Cruise and Gordon Ramsay are expected to be among the guests as David Beckham celebrates his birthday in Marrakesh. 14:07, UK,Friday 01 May 2015 The Beckhams are celebrating at the Amanjena Resort near MarrakeshFormer England captain David Beckham is marking his 40th birthday with a party for friends and family in Morocco. Beckham, fashion […]