Moroccan Handicraft Week

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Katara - Building 3
26 December / 10:00 am

About the event

  • Date: 26 Dec - 5 Jan 2014
  • Time: 10:00:am - 10:00:pm
  • Venue: Katara - Building 3

Katara is pleased to present for the first time the “Moroccan Handicraft Week” in collaboration with the “Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Artisanat” and the “Moroccan Qatari Association of Friendship Club” as part of Qatar and Morocco cultural exchange. The event is taking place at the Cultural Village – Katara / Building 3, from 26th of December 2013 till the 5th of January 2014. This exotic handmade artistic event aims to highlight the Moroccan handicrafts and the creative ability of Moroccan handcrafters` artists, in particular the traditional architecture, pottery masterpieces, copper artifacts, jewelries and furniture. More than 55 artisans and artists will be hosted by Katara, presenting live calligraphy signatures, pottery, ceramic, wood, carpet as well as embroidery, oil, candles traditional clothing, Aldamishkiet, and Henna I addition to Folklore bands from various regions of the Kingdom (Casablanca, Fez, Marrakech, Essaouira and Larache). The exhibition will hold handmade piece of arts reflecting the rich and diverse Moroccan culture.. The “Moroccan Handicraft Week” will also include workshops and episodes enabling visitors to discover the authentic Moroccan customs like Moroccan weddings customs, which differs from one place to another and being inherited through generations, making Morocco a destination for tourists from all over the world

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