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Marrakech among Top Favorite Destinations of World Stars

Casablanca - The “Southern Pearl” is officially a world celebrity magnet. The famous French magazine Gala has recently published a list of most cherished destinations by international stars, and Marrakech is one of them. Once again, the “Red City” figures among the world’s most visited destinations. Gala listed the imperial city next to other fabulous places favored by world celebrities, such as Rio de Jane ...

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Initiative to Preserve the Architectural Heritage of Gueliz, Marrakech

Marrakech - Heritage Month begins tomorrow, April 18th in Marrakech according to a report in the online site Made in Marrakech. Save Cinemas in Morocco Association in partnership with the City of Marrakech, the Delegation to the Ministry of Culture in Marrakech, the Gueliz district and "Friends of Palace Cinema" are taking part in such event. A number of events are taking place, including a drive by a numbe ...

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Marrakech hosts British Polo Day Morocco

Marrakech- Jnan Amar Polo Club will host the inaugural British Polo Day Morocco in aid of The Eve Branson Foundation on April 19 in Marrakech. "On Saturday 19th April, British Polo Day, presented by Land Rover, will bring elegance, style and the best amateur traditions of polo to African soil with the inaugural British Polo Day Morocco," reads a statement made by the organizers. The Polo match is being held ...

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A Dream – Poem

Rabat Once upon a time When words were still words And smiles were real And not plastic I read on your lips A poem about love and life. Your eyes in their fascinating beauty, I remember, Broke superbly my ice And the ices imprisoning my person And shattered my deadly silence And all the silences Of people like me **** You came to me in a dream, Out of the wilderness, Beautifully wrapped In a shroud of flowe ...

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Kathy’s Tulips – Poem

Rabat We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato (427-347) The watchful gods, The revengeful gods, You and me And the interminable suffering. The tulips, Kathy’s tulips.  **** Iranian music fills the room, The Santur stands out Supreme and majestically. It brings out With its sad notes The beauty Of the tulips, Kathy’s tulips. ...

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Saudi Princess Ameera al-Taweel Enchanted by the Moroccan Caftan

Casablanca - The glamorous Moroccan Caftan enchants exceptional women all around the world.  This time, Saudi Arabian Princess Ameera al-Taweel has fallen for the Moroccan attire’s magical spell, according to the website Yabiladies. Many international female celebrities made the Moroccan Caftan as their favorite garment, wearing it on the occasion of the most celebrated events, fashions converge. Akin to ma ...

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10 Signs You Are Moroccan

Casablanca - Most Moroccans believe that there are certain traits, behaviors and signs that reflect one’s “Moroccaness.”   Once those signs are identified, an association is made between the indicator and one’s national identity. These signs have become part of Moroccans’ common sense. Below are some of these signs according to Moroccans themselves. You may be Moroccan if: 1)    You’re an adept bargainer Mo ...

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Holy Oath – Poem

Tunis - Soumaya Ghaddhab My noble knight and I Were born upon a barren land Bathed under the weeping sky Holding hands, each with a suffocating cry Then, I didn't know when his eye Is going to reflect I. For him I gazed through the mist With a quivering heart inside my chest And a forbidden keepsake in my waist. When he' departed I locked the gates of my pure heart And handed its keys to Aphrodite. Here I a ...

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’The Artist of the Arabs’ to Shine in Mawazine’s Closing Ceremony

Goulmima - This year will be the 13th edition of the Mawazine festival in Morocco. Held in the capital, Rabat, it sends a message of peace to the world and celebrates diversity through rhythms performed by musical artists. Each year in June, Morocco invites celebrities and ordinary people to spend 6 days of entertainment while enjoying Morocco’s generous hospitality. This year, the closing ceremony on June ...

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Despair I am – Poem

By Majdi Bouguerra - Sbeitla, Tunisia Alone in my room. Engulfed in a cloud of gloom. Regret is ever my doom. Is that life until the tomb?  **** Those who loved us we jilt. Those whom we love us reject. Elusive bliss is but a flash In a  life of heart crash.  **** Was I truly myself? Had I run out of feeling When I saw those tears rolling? No sorry had I felt For that blood unduly spelt. For that callousnes ...

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Thinking For Oneself

Tunis - Never have things become as clear and comprehensible to us as they are today. Indeed, everything today is out in the open. What belongs to the individual does not necessarily belong to society, nor should it. Never should it have been an obligation for us, lovers of truth, beauty and freedom, to buy everything society that is selling. Society, be it the family, the community, or the people around us ...

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Hong Kong: Moroccan Singer Aicha Tachinouite Welcomed by Hong Kong’s Highest Official

Casablanca- Famous Moroccan artist Aicha Zaiti, commonly known as Aicha Tachinouite, was warmly welcomed by the Chief Executive of Hong Kong during her recent performance there. Mr. Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive of the Executive Council of Hong Kong, recently offered a warm welcome to Moroccan singer Aicha Tachinouite, according to Le360.  While not understanding the language in which Tachinouite sang to ...

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