The Minister of Culture and Communication Mohamed Laaraj revealed that about 330 million Moroccan dinars were given to their agency where the official proposed a revamp to many of the country’s monumental sites and construction of additional cultural platforms.
During an official report, the minister pointed out various modifications their office would put together to take advantage of the cultural aspect of Morocco.
Mohamed Laaraj aims to put up additional cultural centers, institutions, and platforms to preserve Morocco’s culture and heritage.
The target, the minister stated, was to solidify cultural diplomacy through the valorization of heritage and to support the national cultural setting.
The official further tackled other issues which include the rehabilitation of several of the very important monument as well as historical sites of El Hoceima, Rabat, Marrakech and Casablanca that draws huge sums of global tourists.
The department official additionally announced that their office will carry out all the initiatives in relation to cultural interactions that includes theater, music, support services for various undertakings and cultural associations.
EU in supporting Morocco’s culture
10 Moroccan organizations coming from Marrakech, Tangier and Casablanca has been chosen by SouthMed CV to provide financial aid to support cultural efforts in the south Mediterranean.
4 Moroccan projects were chosen by the European Union to be recipients of 209,014 Euro for 9 – 12 months including 6 partnerships amongst Moroccan organizations as well as several countries in the southern Mediterranean.
“Le 18”, a cultural center in Marrakech was chosen for Kibrit, a joint research, and production program committed to modern art as well as curatorial practices whose goal is feature Morocco’s cultural heritage and collective memory.
The Espace Tabadoul located in Tangier has put up the Tanjazz Young Talent Competition supporting young people express their art and in promoting the involvement of the youth and women in music happenings.
The Dabateatre association located in Tangier launched the project entitled “Proposal for a Metropole” to offer a creative and art response to the socio-cultural as well as issues in the metropolitan.
Roots Association was chosen for Mediterranean Action & Research for Sustainability and Dev’t. or MARSAD. The program seeks to build a joint platform intended for research, execution, supervising and on observing the region’s cultural policies.
Together with the 4 projects, 6 partnerships with Moroccan organizations have also been created – Opprimé Theater, Observatory Workshop, Casablanca School of Architecture, Skefkef Magazine, Espace Darja and Insolite Library.
Cultural projects in Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Algeria, Jordan, and Palestine were also chosen by the European Union partly included in the initiatives of SouthMed CV’s in the southern Mediterranean.
Sept up by the European Med Culture program, SouthMed CV is supporting art and cultural initiatives in the south Mediterranean through offering financial assistance.
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Former executive Samir Benmakhlouf launches London Academy Casablanca after he left his position in Microsoft Morocco this May. Mr. Samir is seizing the field of education, way different from his previous world of technological advancement and information technology management.
Located in Bouskoura, the school catering from kindergarten to primary level opened its registration last 8th of May 2017 for the upcoming school year. Offering bilingual courses in Arabic as well as English and solidified by a British program and Int’l. Baccalaureate program, London Academy Casablanca will furthermore present a hybrid pedagogy involving experiential and e-learning. It is also partnering with Arsenal Soccer School.
During a recent media interview, Benmakhlouf, who is very enthusiastic about teamwork and on improving people’s careers and abilities, most especially young talent, stated his belief on education as the investment of the future. The executive turned entrepreneur shares that throughout his fourteen work years for Microsoft and more than 8 years in entrepreneurial business, he constantly envisions innovating and transforming the system of education. He adds that this is grounded in global best practices as well as utilizing technology so that a child is prepared not for the past but for the future trades.
Based on reports, the London Academy Casablanca, a bilingual SMART School supported by the British National Curriculum, will be the only Moroccan school in Casablanca to provide a curriculum in Arabic and English. The desire of Benmakhlouf surpass the borders of Moroccan economic capital. He intends to duplicate LAC’s concept on numerous cities and hopefully up to the continental scale in the future.
With the International Baccalaureate being acknowledged as the world’s prime global education program, the school prepares inquisitive, affectionate young students to build a better world by means of intercultural understanding and respect. Additionally, it provides students with a leading edge toward access to the best universities in the world.
The businessman, who holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Systems as well as a Ph.D. in Industrial Automation and Management from the United States, further stated that London Academy Casablanca will set as a model of an educational transformation.
Accredited by the Ministry of Education in Morocco, the school program will give more emphasis to the pupil and not the teacher. The setting will boost the entrepreneurial spirit as well as volunteerism, laying emphasis that the school will open up students to coding even at a primary level so to prepare the country’s next IT prodigies. Also included in the program are mechanical activities such as robotics and gaming.
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Mohamed Dekkak Chairman and Founder of Adgeco Group and H.E Dr. Mana Saeed Al Otaiba the Private Advisor to H.H Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan UAE President – UAE ABU DHABI RACE DAY MARRAKECH. Course De Pur Sang Arabe. Hippodrome De Marrakech.
Mohamed Dekkak Chairman and Founder of Adgeco Group is receiving Honors and Award during Fusion Grand Orient Gala Dinner at Palais Namaskar, World Arabian Horse Racing Conference One World, 6 Continents, المغرب-2017 , Morocco – HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival