Lakbira Al-Tunisi (Dubai)
Through arts, culture, science, economy and innovation, Morocco is attending Expo 2020 with strength, with the participation of 192 countries in the huge event, and reviews over the course of 6 months its vision that it is working on for a more sustainable and brighter tomorrow, investing its wealth of natural and human qualifications, to be on time to share its strategic vision for a sustainable future.
Whoever tours the Moroccan pavilion will discover its richness and richness with ideas and exhibits, starting from the permanent exhibition, all the way to its varied, rich and inspiring artistic, cultural, economic and scientific programmes.
The participation of the Kingdom of Morocco constitutes an invitation to visitors to the international event to discover or rediscover the Kingdom, its history, identity and competencies, as well as its tangible achievements in various fields, under the slogan “A legacy for the future… from inspirational assets to sustainable development.” The Moroccan pavilion presents to the world’s eyes, through its three main axes, the Kingdom’s commitment to the future of the planet, as well as the richness of a strong country with its competencies residing inside and outside the country, in addition to the dynamism of development in which Morocco has engaged.
The journey begins in the Moroccan pavilion at Expo 2020, which consists of 7 floors from the top, after providing the visitor with an overview of Morocco’s historical, heritage, cultural and natural reserves, in order to enable him to live a unique experience. The permanent exhibition of Morocco, inside its pavilion, was designed in the form of a picnic, With open doors to 13 rooms, each of these halls constitutes a distinct space based on the element of surprise caused by the displayed elements, which give many opportunities to discover and rediscover Morocco and the strong continuity that links its past, present and future that it is about to build.
The wanderer in the Moroccan pavilion realizes that this experience is different from traditional museum visits, as it makes the visitor dive into immersive and powerful interactive or educational experiences, not only involving the body, but the mind and spirit as well, in order to reach all audiences, old and young, so that opening every door From the doors of the pavilion, the visitor discovers a new face of Morocco .. the dynamism and dynamism of development through the rooms “Meet Your Ancestor”, “Moroccan Explorers”, “The Movement”, “Links and Development”, “Discover Africa” and “Moroccan Artists”, as well as the commitment of Kingdom for the Future of Planet Earth (“Life Bubble Rooms”, “Argan Tales”, “The Power of Plants”, “Unleashing Energies”), and for young people, the Moroccan Pavilion offers an innovative gaming experience, based on augmented reality technology, in order to motivate them to search For a set of signs, and then access to solve new puzzles.
The tales of the pillars
“Argan” is that generous tree that is endemic to Morocco, and is a distinct emblem of an unparalleled natural and cultural heritage. It produces argan oil, absorbs carbon dioxide, combats desertification, encourages women’s work and provides a sustainable and solidarity agricultural model. On the initiative of Morocco, the United Nations General Assembly took an interest and issued a resolution declaring May 10 as International Staff Day, and the pavilion dedicated an entire section to tell the story of this sustainable tree.
Momentum, exhibits and indications in all the corridors of the pavilion, most notably a section under the title “The Power of Plants” with a wonderful design, in which the visitor finds himself amidst a wide range of plants and aromatic oils, as it reflects the diversity of what characterizes the Moroccan environment and its botanical wealth, as he counted more than 4200 species of Plants, 600 of which are consumed for medicinal or aromatic purposes, which explains the ability of Moroccans since ancient times to harness the supernatural ability of plants in the treatment of diseases and ailments.
man of morocco
In one of the halls stands the skull of Homo sapiens, an original the product of research carried out by a team of researchers from the National Institute of Archeology and Heritage in Rabat, and from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, who have dusted off the oldest known traces of Homo sapiens. The discovery that took place at the Jebel Igor site and was published in 2017 to review the age of Homo sapiens, an increase of 100,000 years over his known age until that time. The remains of five Homo sapiens who lived in Jebel Irhoud in Morocco 300,000 years ago were found. This gives human history an additional 100,000 years, and Igor is an archaeological site, dating back to the Paleolithic era, located in the Ighoud region of Morocco, which is located in the southeast of the Yusufiyah region.
Awash girls almonds
Given the richness of the Kingdom of Morocco in folk arts and cultural and heritage diversity, many musical groups will succeed in the international event to celebrate it with the best of what they have. Which is characterized by its poems and the expressions of its dances, as it is based on the female element, and is characterized by the traditional dress and the head covering, which is one of the ancient traditions of this troupe, since the days of colonialism, when women used to wear this cover to escape from the colonizer and his oppression, and it became a tradition later.
Chikhi Ali, head of the National Union of Moroccan Folklore Arts, says that the event will witness the participation of many Moroccan folklore troupes representing all regions of the Kingdom. He added: “We saw the Ahwash Banat Al-Louz band, which represents the Souss Massa Draa region, while we will be fascinated by the future, and over the days of the festival many other bands representing all regions of the Kingdom, including: a band representing the eastern side, a band from the Dakhla side, Wadi Ad-Dahab from the Moroccan desert, and the loyal band. From the northern side from the Tangier-Tetouan side, the harvest band, and the band from the Meknes-Fez side, the band from the greater Casablanca side, the Guelmim-Oued Noun band, the Hassani Tarab band from the Laayoune-Sakia El-Hamra side, and the Ahwash Tiskoin band recognized by UNESCO on the one hand. Marrakech Al Haouz.
The Commissioner-General of the Moroccan pavilion at the international exhibition, Nadia Fattah Alaoui, stressed the importance of the international event, which she described as a cosmic event that brings together the citizens of the world in order to engage in the discussion in harmony about the future and joint development. Regarding the signal that the Kingdom of Morocco sends through its participation to the rest of the world, she said: I think that what drives us to participate is our keenness to share and declare our belief in the future, in a responsible manner inspired by our heritage. The pavilion is the history of Morocco, proud of all its roots, and proud of its heritage, heritage, values, great men and wonderful women who make this country, its natural resources and its geographical location. That is, everything that makes up our identity.