Katara Cultural Village presents – for the first time – the ‘Moroccan Handicraft Week’, in collaboration with the Moroccan Qatari Association of Friendship Club, at Katara (Building 3) from 26 December 2013 to 5 January 2014 as part of the cultural exchange programme between the two countries.

This handmade artistic exhibition aims to highlight the Moroccan handicrafts and the creative ability of Moroccan handcraft artists – particularly the traditional architecture, pottery masterpieces, copper artifacts, jewelries and furniture.

Katara will host more than 55 artisans and artists, presenting live calligraphy signatures, pottery, ceramic, wood, carpet as well as embroidery, oil, candles traditional, clothing, Aldamishkiet, and henna. In addition to Folklore bands from various regions of the Kingdom (Casablanca, Fez, Marrakech, Essaouira and Larache), the exhibition will hold handmade pieces of art, reflecting the rich and diverse Moroccan culture.

The ‘Moroccan Handicraft Week’ will also include workshops and episodes enabling visitors to discover the authentic Moroccan customs like Moroccan weddings customs, which differs from one place to another and being inherited through generations, making Morocco a destination for tourists from all over the world.