Alexandria to Host Moroccan Days Cultural Festival | Patch

Morocco is bringing the souq to Alexandria, Virginia, with an exposition of handicraft goods:

patchThe City of Alexandria will host the Moroccan Days cultural festival Sunday through Wednesday at Market Square, 301 King Street. Admission is free.

The Festival will showcase the rich cultural and artistic traditions of Morocco. An opening ceremony on Monday, April 27, at noon will feature remarks by Mayor William D. Euille, and Fatima Marouan, Morocco’s Minister of Handicrafts & Social and Solidarity-based Economy.

Morocco’s handicraft marketplaces–a mix of Amazigh, Sephardic, European, Arab-Islamic and African cultures—have become melting pots of diverse artistic influences, the City points out in a news release…[Full Story]



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