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Zarhoun: The “Colors of Beni Ammar” demonstration postponed to August

The Relaunch Association for Integrated Development (ARDI) announced the postponement to the period 5/7 August, of the “Colors of Beni Ammar” event, initially scheduled for July 22 to 24 in the Kasbah of Beni Ammar Zarhoun.

According to the president of the association, Mohamed Belmo, the postponement of the event was dictated by logistical difficulties linked to the constraints of the celebration of Eid Al Adha.

By way of a statement, it is explained that “the association initially chose the date of July 22 to 24 to organize the event, but its coincidence with the celebration of Eid Al Adha posed a set of logistical difficulties for the organize on this date ”.

The program of the “Colors of Beni Ammar” event, which replaces the activities of the Beni Ammar Zarhoun Festival (Festibaz) postponed to 2022 due to the conditions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic and the health precautions in force, includes the painting new frescoes in new sites of the Kasbah of Béni Ammar with drawing workshops for young people and children, as well as the projection, within the framework of the segment “the cinema of the roofs”, of a selection of documentaries around the Kasbah and its festival on certain rooftops to allow families from neighboring houses to savor this program while respecting the distancing measures.

Several visual artists will participate in this artistic event, including Mohammed Mansouri Idrisi, Mostafa Ajemaa, Danny Zouhair, Nathalie Achaintre, El-Habib Hajjami, Taher Touil, Lamyae El-Fallous, Saad Ibntalib, Tarik Bourhim, Thami El -Fadili, Abdel-Nabi Loukili, Abdel-Jabbar Belachhab, Mohammed Belghazi, Hamza Boumahraz and Souhail Akil, according to the organizers.

The event is organized with the support of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports – cultural department, and its regional directorate for the region of Fès-Meknes and the Moroccan Union of Professional Plastic Artists.

The FestiBaz, which benefits from a wide national, Arab and international media follow-up, has been offering cultural and artistic activities since 2001, including seminars, dedications and artistic, environmental and singing evenings, the same source adds.

ARDI is currently working to make the festival the locomotive of an integrated development project that it advocates with donors and partners in order to promote local agriculture, natural products, local crafts and the tangible and intangible heritage of the Kasbah of Beni Ammar and Mount Zarhoun.




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