Royal Air Maroc also served as the carrier for the Senegalese Grand Magal of Touba pilgrimage in 2018.
Rabat – Royal Air Maroc is the official carrier of the 26th annual of the Pan African Festival of Cinema and Television of Ouagadougou (FESPACO).
More than 4,500 cineasts will attend the festival, which opened on Saturday.
More than 100,000 general attendees are expected to attend ithis annual symposium during the 450 screens across nine cinemas, according to Maghreb Arab Press (MAP).
The flag carrier will be the official carrier for the African Film Festival after signing an agreement with the city of Ouagadougou in February 2014.
Royal Air Maroc sets, according to MAP, preferential prices for participants from all over the company’s network, include from US, Europe, Middle East or other African countries.
The symposium opened at the municipal stadium in Ouagadougou inthe presence of Burkinabe president Roch Marc Christian Kabore.
Rwanda is the guest of honor of this year.
About 16 countries will compete with short films, documentaries, and animated movies.
This is not the first time RAB has served as the official carrier for a pan african symposium.
In October 2018, Morocco’s flag carrier signed agreement with the Senegalese municipality to become the official carrier for the Grand Magal of Touba pilgrimage.
The pilgrimage dates back to 1928, the year after Bamba’s death. It commemorates his death and his exile to Gabon by the French colonial government in 1895.