Casablanca - The citizens of Casablanca have an event-packed month to look forward to. We’ve have selected some of the much-awaited festivals and fairs pertaining to music, art, education, and business.
Casablanca – The citizens of Casablanca have an event-packed month to look forward to. We’ve have selected some of the much-awaited festivals and fairs pertaining to music, art, education, and business.
Music and Art
Jazzablanca: The 12th edition of the international festival of Jazz music in Casablanca will run from April 8-16. This year’s edition will be jointly organized with Casablanca Events et Animation and will spotlight prominent international jazz figures. The event will take place in numerous venues all over Casablanca.
Festival Drums Blanca: Ain Diab in Casablanca will host the first edition of the international festival of percussion from April 21-23. Modern and traditional percussion styles from Morocco and abroad will be spotlighted during the many events which will include an artistic day, a big carnival, a street parade and a concert to highlight Moroccan percussion artists.
Exhibition of works by artists Ahmed Hajoubi and Paulo Robalo: This event is currently taking place in the Villa des Arts. It began on March 16 and will end on April 30. Works of Moroccan artist Ahmed Hajoubi and his Portuguese counterpart, Paulo Robalo, feature in this exhibition. The former brilliantly highlights elements of bipolarity in our existence whereas the works of the latter tell stories of man’s struggle between life and death, and betweenfreedom and destiny.
International Student Fair: This is the most successful student fair in Morocco. This year’s edition will take place from April 20-23 at Office des Foires et des Expositions de Casablanca (OFEC,) in front of the Hassan II mosque. Over 300,000 visitors are expected to attend the fair, where more than 750 higher education institutes, universities and companies from over 20 countries will participate. As inprevious editions, the organizers ensure free entry to Moroccan and international visitors.
TEDxEHTP Casablanca: Fans of the famous TED talks should keep an eye on the application form that will post on the Internet for people who want to attend the conference series set on April 21 in L’ecoleHassania des TravauxPublics. Around 19 speakers will give presentations relating to the theme “Go Beyond” and centering on interesting topics such as “How to Separate Professional from Personal,” “Men and women are Equal,” “Why Failure is Good for Success,” “How to Travel the World for Free” and more.
Preventica International: If you are looking to learn about health and security within the workplace or security within organizations, Preventica organizes a three-day fair from April 11-13. Titled “The International Conference and Fair on Occupational Health and Safety and Protection of Persons and Property,” this fair will center on topics related to the safety of construction sites, production security, protection equipment, remote monitoring and others. The event will be held in the Office des Changes (CICEC) in Route d’El Jadida.
Plastexpo & Plastpack: For those who operate in the plastics sector, Plast expo and Plast pack have jointly organized their 7th and 2nd international exhibition from April 5-8, under the aegis of the Ministry of Industry. 300 Participants from 33 countries, as well as 33 delegations of buyers,will take part in the 2017 edition, titled “Health and Environment.” Organizers expect 120,000 visitors in their exposition that will take place in OFEC Rue Tiznit.
The Big Construct North Africa: The launch of this event will take place from April 25-27 in Parc des Expositions at l’Office des Changes. The event will contain dozens of free sessions and workshops carried out by experts in the industry of construction. The President of this event, Andy Pert, promises that “Big 5 Construct North Africa in Morocco will promote the long-term growth and development opportunities of the Moroccan construction industry and will also create new export partnerships for Moroccan local companies.”