Fez - Morocco is participating in Passport DC: Cultural Tourism throughout the month of May in an effort to portray its cultural heritage.
Fez – Morocco is participating in Passport DC: Cultural Tourism throughout the month of May in an effort to portray its cultural heritage.
The event, which is organized by the Moroccan Embassy in the United States in collaboration with the Ministry of Handicrafts and Social Economy and the Crafts House, aims at presenting different Moroccan handicrafts, combining tradition and modernity. Items presented include tapestries, traditional costumes, basketry, decorative items, and jewelry.
Forty embassies will participate in the embassy open houses, including Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Japan, Indonesia, Ghana, Gabon, Mexico, Qatar, Bahrain, Libya, Tunisia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Ukraine, the Philippines, Bolivia, Haiti, Guatemala, the Bahamas, and Malaysia.
The exhibition attracts thousands attendees each year who live in the U.S. capital and other regions who want to experience global cultures. Gnawa and Andalusian music will also accompany the exhibition, enhancing the festival atmosphere and charm.
The event is an opportunity to pay tribute to Moroccan crafts and to inform the American public about the diversity and uniqueness of Morocco’s national cultural heritage.