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Casablanca: Ibn Battuta International Festival to be held in November

2017/09/02

The Moroccan Association of Ibn Battuta will organize November on 9-12 the second edition of the Ibn Battuta International Festival in Tangier.

Themed "Travelers, the of Ambassadors of Peace", the second edition of the festival, which highlights the legacy of renowned traveler Ibn Battuta, seeks to celebrate Morocco’s cultural heritage and promote travel and meetings between peoples.

The festival depicts a rich programme that includes a lot of activities, inclunding conferences, literary and artistic exhibitions, film screenings and music shows, which will be held in various venues across the northern city.

It will be organized in parallel with the carnival and the musical parade that will lighten up Tangier’s streets for four days.

The festival’s initial edition was held last February.

Founded in 2015, the Moroccan Association of Ibn Battouta is the initial association that works to promote the character of Ibn Battouta, a great 14th century traveler, his message of tolerance and his writings and as well helps to develop the pearl of the Detroit both culturally and touristically.

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