Taroudant - The Moroccan resort city of Ifrane will host from February 28 to March2, 2014 the 2nd annual Ifrane Snow Festival, according to the Moroccan daily Le Matin.
Taroudant – The Moroccan resort city of Ifrane will host from February 28 to March2, 2014 the 2nd annual Ifrane Snow Festival, according to the Moroccan daily Le Matin.
The Association “Tourtite” for the promotion of cultural, artistic, sports, and touristism activities and the preservation of the heritage of mountain towns will organize the event in collaboration with the Province of Ifrane which aims to promote the tourism potential of the city.
Known as “Little Switzerland,” the Moroccan town of Ifrane will organize the “snow princess” contest to crown “Miss Snow Ifrane 2014,” to highlight the Amazigh region’s diverse culture.
This year’s program includes a children’s village complete with a playground and various children’s entertainment activities, an exhibition of local products by various local cooperatives, and medical ? mobile centers? for the benefit of people in rural areas.
The event will also feature activities to increase awareness of environmental issues and instill the principles of environmental protection in the minds of the local population and tourists to maintain the city’s ranking as the second cleanest city in the world.
Zineb Azira, a litle girl, was crowned Miss Snow of Ifrane at the first Ifrane snow festival held in early February, 2013. The event attracted thousands of visitors, both from Morocco and abroad.
Perched on the heights of the Middle Atlas Mountain range in Morocco, the town of Ifrane is a cool resort for Moroccan families and tourist during summer, and a popular winter destination for ski-lovers in winter.
Edited by Elisabeth Myers
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