Yom Kippur: Morocco’s Jewish Community Holds Ceremony in Memory of Late HM Mohammed V, HM Hassan II

During this ceremony, which took place in the presence of the Wali of the region of Casablanca-Settat, governor of the prefecture of Casablanca, Said Ahmidouch, the president of the Council of the region, Abdellatif Maâzouz and many civil and military personalities, prayers were raised in memory of the late HM King Mohammed V and the late HM King Hassan II, […]

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Seven Moroccan Films Take Part at Haifa 38th International Film Festival

The organizers have opted for a varied program throughout the days of the festival for the films “The Blue Caftan” by Maryam Touzani (2022), “Queens” by Yasmine Benkiran (2022), “Aya Goes to the Beach” by Maryam Touzani, “Adam” by Maryam Touzani (2019), “Horses of God” by Nabil Ayouch (2013), “Ali Zawa” by Nabil Ayouch (2000) and “Rock the Casbah” by […]

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JCC2022 announces new section with tribute to Fédérico Fellini

The 33rd Carthage Film Festival (JCC), due October 29-November 5, announced a new section called “Mediterranean Visions,” an opportunity to discover “the world according to Fédérico Fellini.”   This Fellini focus will feature the screening of four previously unreleased films on the career and extraordinary personality of one of the greatest and most famous Italian directors of the 20th century […]

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Executive cultural partnership programme between Tunisia and Saudi Arabia to be announced soon (ambassador)

(TAP correspondent Rim Gacem)- «Tunisia’s participation as a guest of honour at the Riyadh International Book Fair 2022 (RIBF) should contribute to strengthening cultural diplomacy,» said Tunisia’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia and its permanent representative to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hichem Fourati.   An official delegation made up of book professionals, intellectuals and artists is taking part in […]

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Two Tunisian film projects shortlisted at CIFF’s Cairo Film Connection

The fictions “Red Path” by Lotfi Achour and “The Seasons of Jannet” by Mehdi Hmili are among a list of 15 Arab film projects selected to participate in the 9th edition of Cairo Film Connection (CFC) within the framework of “Cairo Industry Days” of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), scheduled to be held in its 44th edition, from November […]

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Tunisia/Algeria: Call to draw up executive tourism promotion programme

Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Mohamed Moez Belhassine called for drawing up the executive programme for the period 2023/2025 regarding tourism promotion, marketing and communication between Tunisia and Algeria.   At a meeting held on Wednesday in Algiers with his Algerian counterpart Yassine Hamadi, Belhassine underlined the need to establish a partnership between the two countries’ training institutions and organise […]

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Morocco-Mexico: Minister Bensaid Highlights Importance of Cultural Proximity in Bilateral Cooperation

Bensaid, who visited the headquarters of the Mexican Chamber of Deputies, accompanied by the Ambassador of the Kingdom to Mexico, Abdelfattah Lebbar, noted that the cultural proximity between the two countries defies the legal distance and draws its roots in history.   He stressed, in this context, the need to expand the cultural cooperation agreement being established to the film […]

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JCC reveals presidents of jury for main competitions

The steering committee of the 33rd edition of the Carthage Film Festival (JCC), due October 29-November 5, revealed the president of the jury for the main two competitions.   Moroccan film producer, filmmaker, photo editor and President of the Moroccan National Chamber of Film Producers Mohamed Abderrahman Tazi was chosen as President of the Grand Jury of feature and short […]

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Morocco’s Social Security Watchdog Discusses Climate Risks with Oman’s Capital Market Authority

The event brings together MENA supervisors, the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and Sustainable Insurance Forum (SIF) to discuss the challenges of climate risks and protection gaps and the best solutions to address them, ACAPS said in a statement. This seminar, which comes in response to the priorities of the MENA region in […]

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Palestinian Cultural Center Awards Emblem of Honor to Bayt Mal Al-Quds Asharif Agency

The ceremony took place on Wednesday at the end of the activities marking the Festival of Al-Quds, held for a week under the sign “Rise Al-Quds”.   The Festival, whose closing was marked by a great artistic evening led by the group “Arab Music”, led by Maestro Suhail Khoury, is one of the most important annual cultural activities organized in […]

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Jaou Photo exhibit in Tunis on theme ‘Endless Body’

The art festival Jaou Photo 2022, the first international photo biennial in Tunisia, is expected to be a platform for debate and artistic and cultural dialogue with the participation of nearly 160 photographers and artists from over 45 countries. Organized in Tunis, Sfax and Sousse, under the theme “Endless Body”, this sixth edition will also focus on other genres connected […]

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International Festival of BBQ September 25-27 in Hammamet

About one hundred participants from 18 countries will take part in the second edition of the International Festival of BBQ due to be held on September 25-27 in Hammamet.   The event is organised by Tunisia’s Golden Falcons Culinary Association (AGFC) in collaboration with the Moroccan and German federations of culinary arts and the Culinary Guild of Africa, organisers said. […]

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