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The week that was in The Moroccan Blogosphere

Marrakech celebrates the stars

The red city of Morocco looks more beautiful with all the glamorous actors taking part in its sixth edition of the International Film Festival.
The very good Laila Lalami posts about the event and points a very interesting statement said by Mohammed Majd a Moroccan actor honored by the festival.

the interesting bit is that Mohammed Majd was quoted in the 22 November issue of the newspaper Assahifa as saying, “It would be a mess if the organizers of the Marrakech film festival were Moroccans.” The quote was reprinted by a couple of magazines, but without anyone really disagreeing or taking offense.

Maryam can’t stop from stuffing herself. She needs her daily dose of films, and she's more than served with the festival taking place in her city.

Is this the kind of thing that sounds appealing to you? If so, start planning for a little trip because next year there will be the seventh International Film Festival of Marrakech (Aren't you impressed with my ability to count sequentially?)….And I already can't wait. Will I see you there?

Bluesman would love to enjoy the festival, but he would not buy the official dress(Ar) required to take part of the event. He is asking his readers to find him one to borrow for one week. Practical!

bastanews posts some pictures of the festival. Well, black is definitely beautiful!

They had the scoop!

As usual, Larbi has the scoop. While surfing in the net, he found the website of The former King(Fr) of Morocco, Mohamed V.

The late King of Morocco, Mohamed V

Manal, the doctor who blogs was invited to Jordan to take part in a special program held in Amman. It was about the religion and politics in the so-called middle east.
No news yet about the event itself. Manal is still traumatized by her “journey” in the Jordanian embassy in Rabat. So traumatised that she posts about it(Fr). Hang in there Manal, you'll get over it!

It seems like some dead people are actually not that dead. And that is getting on Myrtus‘s nerves!
She wonders what's going on with Moqtada Al Sadr.

First there was this rumor saying that Al Sadr was dead and now he's supposedly having a fatwa issued against a bunch of wicked women who are deliberately trying demoralize his army with mass orgies??????

Gossip…Gossip…Gossip

Do you remember Mouloud Chelh(Ar)? Well, things are going better for him.
He will no more have to write while standing(Check the coup de coeur). Al Massae, a popular Moroccan newspaper offered him a full time job(Ar).Congrats Mouloud and Thank you BlaFrancia(Ar) for the tip;)

Despite her will, Najlae witnessed(Fr) the suicide of a young man.

Steph is launching a new rendez-vous in his blog(Fr). And it's funny!

That's it for today. See you next Wednesday,Inshallah;)

3 comments

  • […] Niet getreurd want op Global Voices Online houdt Farah Kinani het heel mooi bij. In haar laatste post geeft zij een overzicht van de mooie, maar soms ook trieste gebeurtenissen: The week that was in the Moroccan Blogosphere met een aantal mooie juweeltjes. Zoals daar zijn de website van Mohammed V, voormalig koning van Marokko via Larbi, over dode mensen die toch niet echt dood zijn zoals bij Myrtus en natuurlijk posts over het Internationale Filmfestival van (waar anders?) Marrakech bijvoorbeeld via Laila Lalami. En nog veel meer. Zo nu ben ik er klaar mee en mag u lekker gaan lezen.   [link] […]

  • jawad

    kinani farah ocp, est bien toi?

  • Farah

    oui,Jawad..

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