Rabat - Each Sunday, Morocco World News offers to its readers a listing of upcoming cultural events during the next week in Rabat.
Rabat – Each Sunday, Morocco World News offers to its readers a listing of upcoming cultural events during the next week in Rabat.
Next week features a concert of Japanese traditional music, the screening of the German movie “Ghettokids” and the show of the play “Bourguiba, last prison,” as well as a briefing session presented by the German Goethe Institute, and more.
Concert of Traditional Japanese Music
Organized by the Embassy of Japan and the Japan Foundation, a concert of traditional Japanese music led by the group “Wakon Gakusho” will be held Tuesday, February 18th at 8pm. Wakon Gakusho will perform at the Auditorium of the National Library of in Rabat. According to a news release issued by the Japanese Embassy in Rabat, Wakon Gakusho, whose name describes the talented musicians as heirs of the spirituality of the Japanese tradition, is composed of three musicians and a dancer: Kazuhiro Fukui, who plays three-stringed lute Tsugaru,Kominato Akihisa on vertical bamboo flute), KANAZASHI Ryota on Japanese drums, and Matsuura Souki,a Japanese folk dancer.
La nuit de Court Métrage
On February 18, at 7:30pm, the national theatre Mohamed V will present “ La nuit de Court Métrage.” This event will present a selection of the best short films of the Gold Moroccan products between 2013 and 2014 presented by Hicham El Ouali.
Briefing session about Cultural and Student Life in Freiburg
The German institute in Rabat will organize a briefing session to describe the cultural and the student life in Freiburg City, Germany. Marlene Meyer, an intern at the Goethe Institute, will share her experience as a student in Freiburg, focussing on various facets of the city, including the academic offerings of the local university, and non-academic life involving conferences, sports, language courses, cultural events.
The briefing session will answer questions that Moroccan students considering study in Freiburg may have, such as, what is student and university life like in Freiburg? Where to go in the evenings? What are the tourist attractions? What requirements must be met in order to study in Freiburg? What are the courses offered in the universities of the city? How to buy health insurance? How to find accommodation in Freiburg?,according to the news release.
This meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 19, at 5 p.m. in the library of the Goethe Institute in Rabat.
Screening of the German movie “Ghettokids”
Offering a series of 14 films of the New German Cinema from February through June, 2014 to cinema lovers, the German Goethe-Institute will present the 90-minute dramatic movie “Ghettokids.” The film will be screened in its original version with French subtitles.
Thursday, February 20 at the Goethe-Institute of Rabat at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Jazz concert of the Big Band of the Royal Symphony Orchestra
On Friday, February 21, The Big Band of the Royal Symphony Orchestra offers a jazz concert to Jazz fans in Rabat. The concert will present a new rich and varied program with pieces by well-known composers and arrangers under the direction of Oleg Reshetkin. This event will take place in the Theatre of Mohamed V. The ticket price is MAD 113, on sale at mydeal-tickets.
The play of play “Bourguiba, last prison”
To all Rabatian lovers of theater, AL Manar Association will present the play “Bourguiba, last prison,” performed by Raja Farhat, a prominent Tunisian actor. The play treats the life and the path of the Tunisian leader, Habib Bourguiba, during the 20th century, and sheds light on the struggle against French colonialism and the efforts of the people to build a modern Tunisian state.
The play also mentions the life of “supreme combatant” through several adventures: victories and defeats, the vicissitudes of politics, war of Bizerte, the painful events of 1978, 1980 and 1984, all in an attractive style, not devoid of humor despite the serious context.
This play will be performed on Saturday, February 22 in the National Library of Kingdom OF Morocco in Rabat. Tickets are MAD 150, on sale at mydeal-tickets.
Edited by Elisabeth Myers
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