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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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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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Morocco’s mentally ill await deliverance from their ‘demons’

Bouya Omar, Morocco - A thin mist hangs in the air as a handful of troubled souls wander aimlessly around the Bouya Omar mausoleum in central Morocco, the occasional chilling cry rising from behind its walls. These are Morocco's "possessed" -- from violent schizophrenics to hard drug users -- who are believed to be tormented by evil spirits and whose relatives bring them here to await deliverance. But many ...

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Kenitra’s Helala Boys: The True Spirit of Sport

 Chicago “When you walk through the storm Hold your head up high And don’t be afraid of the dark At the end of the storm There’s a golden sky And the sweet silver song of the lark  **** Walk on, through the wind Walk on, through the rain Though your dreams be tossed and blown Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart And you’ll never walk alone You’ll never walk alone” Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein ...

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Morocco: 20 Varieties of Couscous Compete in the 4th National Festival of Couscous

Casablanca - Moroccan couscous continues to reflect the kingdom’s richness. Varieties of this Moroccan dish competed during the fourth National Festival of Couscous, held on Friday in Rabat, according to MAP. Couscous, Morocco’s most famous dish was nationally celebrated on Friday in Rabat. The capital hosted the fourth National Festival of Couscous under the theme, “Moroccan Couscous, Dishes for all Tastes ...

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Morocco’s movie ‘Mecca’ seeks return to glory days

OUARZAZATE, Morocco - Ouarzazate in southern Morocco was once dubbed the "Mecca" of the film industry for its studio facilities and the stark beauty of its locations, with many Hollywood blockbusters shot there. "Laurence of Arabia" (1962, Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif), "The Sheltering Sky" (1990, Debra Winger, John Malkovich), "Kundun" (1997, Martin Scorcese),  "Gladiator" (1999, Russell Crowe, Oliver Reed) ...

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Passion for Caftan: More than a runway show

By Najoua Bijjir - Rotterdam, Netherlands Passion for Caftan is a fashion event held twice a year in Belgium. On Sunday, March 30, the sixth edition of the event will take place in the city of Antwerp. Nasim Tesoudali, an organizer of the event, reveals secrets behind the successful event. What can you tell us about Passion for Caftan? “Passion for Caftan is a fashion event, which focuses on Moroccan and Ar ...

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Morocco’s Goulmima: the Pearl of the Desert

Goulmima - South Eastern Morocco is a treat to the desert lovers where the sun, the moon, the stars, the sky and the plain view spreading before their eyes offer them an escape towards the serenity of heavenly scenes. Goulmima derives its name from Aglmam/Lake. Goulmima is an oasis located at the foot of the Atlas Mountains in South Eastern Morocco where the common language is Tamazight. It is also referred ...

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Kenitra: A Castle upon a Hill

Chicago - The story of Kenitra is the story of a tree and a castle, a river and a lake, a port and a golden shore. A story of a plant and a bird... This city chooses to honor and triumph its own throne in the hearts and the minds of its people and keep them wonderfully lost in its seductive world of warmth and beauty. Kenitra! The history of Kenitra in its deepest details reaches beyond the first French col ...

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100-year-old Saudi beggar dies leaving million-dollar fortune

Jeddah- Over 50 years of panhandling on the streets of Jeddah had taken its toll on her and residents of the downtown al-Balad district never suspected that their blind, haggard centenarian neighbor had secretly amassed a fortune and real estate portfolio that rivaled those of the city’s millionaires. Eisha’s life came to an end in the bathroom of her home when the 100-year-old woman, who had spent the majo ...

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