The Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta is known as the greatest world wanderer of pre-modern times. The number of travels the Muslim legal scholar took in the first half of the 14th century reveals the wide scope of the Muslim world.
It is exactly for this reason that The Moroccan Association of Ibn Battuta has been founded. The association of Ibn Battuta is organizing the festival to promote PEACE, MULTICULTURAL UNDERSTANDING, MUTUAL TOLERANCE and UNIVERSAL VALUES.
Purpose of the Event
The International Festival of Ibn Battuta will be held on 9th – 12th November 2017. The Festival presented by the Moroccan Association of Ibn Battuta aims to commemorate the legendary journey of Ibn Battuta. Listed below are some of the aims of the Ibn Battuta festival:
- The Ibn Battuta festival is meant to promote the legacy of the most famous traveler through various activities like travel movies, carnival, music show, art exhibition, The whole purpose of this event is to bring the culture of traveling to the limelight and honor the contributions of Ibn Battuta in every aspect.
- This event aimed at celebrating the traveling, arts, literature and culture. Since Ibn Battuta bring the trend of knowing the different cultures of the world, the festival will also highlight the ultimate goal of Ibn Battuta by illustrating the traditions of different countries.
- Another purpose of the event is to promote the tourism in the country. A tourist will never miss an opportunity to become a part of a historical event which illustrates the journey of the greatest traveler Ibn Battuta.
Benefits of the event
One can never deny the significance of Ibn Battuta festival, which attracts millions of people throughout the world. Let’s take a look at some of its benefits:
- Such a festival is a great opportunity to enhance your knowledge about various historical aspects. Through watching street arts or travel movies, one can learn about the history of medieval time. People can thoroughly know the greatest traveler of all times. It will ultimately increase their interest in traveling and knowing the culture of the other countries.
- Artists and musician from various countries can show their talent by participating in different activities of this event.
- Since people from different parts of the world will participate in the event, so it can boost the tourism which can ultimately contribute to improving the economic condition of the country.
- Attending this event will give people an opportunity to know the different travelers who are part of this event. Through meeting other travelers, people can have a better knowledge about the cultural or traditional diversity.
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