This 2017, the travel community will experience a one of a kind festival to be staged in the beautiful city of Tangier. The relation of travel and culture depicts the best artistic heritage of the region. The purpose of celebrating this kind of festival is to encourage people from all parts of the world to learn about the culture of travel. Here are ten important reasons why you should experience the second International Festival of Ibn Battuta
1. Discovery and Travel Experience
Ibn Battuta’s travel experience will be presented through social activities. Visitors who know less about Ibn Battuta, the culture and heritage of the area and other nations will develop a deeper understanding through this festival.
2. Street Art
Tangier and its walls will be painted with various Ibn Battuta interpretations, displaying his devotion to the world. The Morrocan Association of Ibn Battuta will showcase the work of world-renowned writers, artists, and travelers. Art graffiti will be displayed to show the artist’s paint interpretation on travel.
The beautifully arranged carnival will pass through the streets of Tangier. The participation of young people from different schools will make it the best experience. People who are fond of traveling will get a chance to know about the great travelers in history and their experiences. This art carnival will help people to understand and learn things from a completely different perspective.
4. Art Exhibition
Many paintings related to the travel and experiences of great travelers in history will spike more interest in the festival. People of the world are living in many different regions, but the heritage, art, and culture can increase peace and harmony among them. Ibn Battuta’s experience through traveling is inevitable for the art lovers.
There will be scheduled conferences on topics relating to travel literature, geography and much more. It will also spread the knowledge about the character of Ibn Battuta as a significant world traveler.
6. Film Showing
Various travel movies will be shown on a big screen on an outdoor setup.
7. Theatrical Plays
Inspired by the life of Ibn Battuta, watch his story presented live on theater stage by invited stage performers.
8. Cultural and Musical Shows
This will be a colorful showcase of international talents presented through music and live performances.
9. Volunteer Experience
Artists and volunteers will participate in the exchange of cultural activities. Volunteers are also doing their best to bring artists, lecturers, bloggers and media people to attend this event. Volunteers coming from different parts of the world are helping out in planning and executing the said event.
10. Discover the Heritage of Morocco
Travel and discover the beautiful city of Tangier and why many famous personalities fell in love with the city and have made Tangier their home. Tangier’s richness of culture and a long history of tolerance has fostered a diverse community of immigrants’ like Henry Matisse, Truman Capote, Malcolm Forbes, Yves Saint-Laurent Jane and Paul Bowles and many others.
This four-day festival will have people from all over the world. According to cultural theorists, such events are always helpful for promoting connections between different people from various countries. It is also helpful to increase peace and tolerance among them. To know more about this event, visit http://ibnbattuta.ma/
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