Maghreb Arab Press

'Morocco in Abu Dhabi' to Kick off on March 6 in the Emirati Capital

Abu Dhabi  -  
The Emirati capital will host the third edition of 'Morocco in Abu Dhabi' on March 6-19, organizers announced.

The event, held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, will offer the opportunity to learn about Morocco’s authentic civilisation, culture and traditional heritage.

Displays and exhibits will cover topics such as architecture, music, art, and cuisine, in addition to customs, traditions, fashion and the Moroccan Heritage Museum.

The event, to be held at the invitation of Emirati President, HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan with the support of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, is aimed at reinforcing ties between the UAE and Morocco.

It is also designed to promote political, economic, scientific, touristic and cultural relationships, and introduce UAE residents to Morocco's culture and heritage.

A Design and Youth Gallery, inspired by traditional architecture, will serve as a place of artistic expression for young people, while there will also be displays of Islamic architecture.

For fashion lovers, there will be shows of the ceremonial rituals at traditional Moroccan weddings while well-known chefs will offer tastings of local cuisine.

For the first time, rare and unusual pieces will also be presented on this occasion, reflecting Morocco’s rich history and civilisation.

Matar Suhail Al Yabhouni, Federal National Council Member and Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of the event, said: "The UAE Capital is organising Morocco in Abu Dhabi for the third year in a row, following the exceptional success of the first two editions, highlighting the strong and historic ties between the UAE and the Kingdom of Morocco."

Last modified : 28 February 2018

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