Diplomatic delegation visits ‘Morocco in Abu Dhabi’

Fri 16-03-2018 18:04 PM

ABU DHABI, 16th March, 2018 (WAM) — A diplomatic delegation from Arab and foreign ambassadors visited “Morocco in Abu Dhabi 2018” to get insight into Morocco’s rich history, culture and civilisation.

Upon entering the huge wooden gates, the delegation that included a number of ambassadors, diplomat and dignitaries walked across the venue adorned with two-million-square-foot glazed floor, brightly coloured walls, elegant marble columns and ceiling glittering with copper chandeliers, followed by musical performances combining traditional with spiritual rhymes, and modern with rural harmonies.

The tour continued at the traditional handicraft hallway that underlined the skilled genius and gifted talents of Moroccan craftsmanship across many handicrafts and traditional artistries, translating the old heritage and the Arabic Islamic legacy.

The delegation visited afterwards the Design hallway that showcased the splendid Moroccan costumes of the traditional Kaftan and Takshita that were strongly exhibited during the daily fashion shows, reflecting the Moroccan women’s elegance, followed by witnessing various “cooking shows” performed by professional Moroccan chefs.

The tour concluded at the Moroccan Heritage Museum, showcasing a wide collection of manuscripts, Islamic coins and oil lamps, in addition to Islamic ceramic pots, King Juba II statue as well as historical photographs and information on Msoura archaeological site.

“Morocco in Abu Dhabi” is open to public until the 19th of March 2018 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, filled with a brotherly heritage environment, enriching the visitors’ memory and imagination with its diverse cultural, artistic and historical activities and antiquity collections.

WAM/Tariq alfaham


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