Marrakech Among 25 Destinations for Food Lovers

By Karla Dieseldorff Miami - If being classified as “Best Destination in the World” weren’t enough, the Business Insider reports that Marrakech has ranked atop a new list: “25 destinations that foodies must definitely visit.” The Business Insider praises the city, “Marrakech combines the flavors of France, Africa and the Middle East and provides the opportunity for foodies to taste delicious dishes like Kaf ...

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Controversial film “Much loved” premieres official trailer

By Karla Dieseldorff Miami - Morocco was not ready for Nabil Ayouch’s controversial film “Much Loved” causing the film’s banning in the Kingdom. However, Pyramid Film Inc, the company in charge of its distribution premiered numerous screenings of “Much Loved” in Paris, earlier in June. The film has given much to talk about and screenings at the Cannes Film Festival were somewhat controversial. Following the ...

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Miami’s Versace Mansion Turns into a Moroccan Palace

By Karla Dieseldorff Miami- South Florida feels the splendor of Morocco during the latest Miami Swim Week. Renowned designer Mara Hoffman gets inspired by the city of Marrakesh in Morocco to present her 2016 Resort Swim collection. The famous Versace Mansion in Miami Beach, also known as Casa Casuarina could have well been confused with a Moroccan palace in the last few days. From colorful artifacts, appeal ...

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BBC Ranks Casablanca 9th Among Greatest American Films of all Time

By Karla Dieseldorff Miami- The BBC and its prestigious rankings has once again created a poll. This time, with the help of 62 film critics who came up with a list of the 100 Greatest American Films in History. The movie Casablanca climbed to ninth place in the list of feature films. Casablanca has won three Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay. The critics sent in the ...

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Morocco’s Cinema Center Grants Nabil Ayouch MAD 3.5 Million for a New Film

Rabat - Morocco’s Cinema Center CCM has reportedly offered a fund estimated MAD 3.5 million ($150, 000) to the filmmaker Nabil Ayouch, for the production of his new movie “Matar Al Araq” (Rain of Perspiration). The funding committee at CCM has unveiled this week the list of films that will benefit this year from CCM’s film funds. In a statement, the committee said it approved the funding application made by ...

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Moroccan Artist Said Fechtali Takes an Inward Journey into the Depths of Art

By Youssef Igrouane Fez - Said Fechtali, a 27 year-old Moroccan artist from Fez, looks for the supreme paintbrush in the core of art through inspiration in nature and memory, accompanied by a positive attitude towards life. In an exclusive interview with Morocco World News, colorful artist Said Fechtali described his life and the beginning of his exceptional journey, which was not by chance, to have stemmed ...

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Moroccan Identity: Reclaimed and Censored

By Nahla Bendefaa Rabat - Chama Mechtaly is a young artist who is currently studying in Boston, Massachusetts. Through her art, she aspires to reclaim and paint a pluralistic and complex image of the Moroccan identity. However, this does not please everyone who comes across her work. When she was in high school, Mechtaly went through a sortof identity crisis. When digging through her family history, she dis ...

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Dutch Moroccan Oasis: DJing Is More of a Hustle Than a Respected Profession

Rabat - Mr. Oasis is a Dutch Moroccan DJ, artist, producer, journalist, and entrepreneur based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Also known as Casablanca Connect, he scored hits in Morocco such as ‘I’m from Morocco‘, 'Yallah', and ‘Ehey ey ey’. He has a great reputation on the international music scene. Morocco World News approached him for an interview related to his career and life, to inspire future Morocca ...

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Top Four Destinations You Can Visit with a Moroccan Passport

Rabat - Longing for a long-distance trip for the holidays, but you don’t have the requirements to get a visa? No problem! We've found four faraway destinations overseas where you only need a valid Moroccan passport to visit. Morocco World News presents its readers the best four countries to travel for the holidays. Moroccans can visit without a visa and they are all within the reach of Budget Travelers! 1 – ...

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Morocco’s Wine and Cuisine Conquering America

By Karla Dieseldorff Miami- We think of Morocco and we immediately picture amazing architecture, rich culture, savory cuisine, Arabic and Moorish influences amongst many other wonders, but do we think of Moroccan wine as a staple? Not really! However, we might have even cooked some Moroccan recipe from well-known Paula Wolfert’s “The Food of Morocco” and enjoyed the spice-scented bestila or even the famous ...

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Photography, Mysticism and Protectiveness of the Moroccan People

By Karla Dieseldorff Miami - Moroccan influence is evident around the globe. From fashion, architecture, cuisine, music, and design – we find Moroccan culture in a variety of ways. Morocco excels in its rich and exquisite history loved by many. So why is authentic Moroccan photography so controversial? A CNN report tells us that Moroccans are uncomfortable having their picture taken or allowing their Kingdo ...

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AP and British Movietone Upload 1 Million Minutes of History to YouTube

Rabat- The Associated Press and British Movietone uploaded over 1 million minutes of historically-significant digitized film on Wednesday, referring to it as the “the largest upload of historical news content on YouTube to date.” The video clips bring life to iconic moments in history that, until now, most people have only heard or read about. The two YouTube channels will act as an on-demand visual encyclo ...

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