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Entertainment Guide in Morocco

The Moroccan kingdom is strongly focused on the country's coast, culture, and history, which it shares with the world. In addition to being one of the nations in Africa that avoided Ottoman rule, Morocco's beauty is well known. The tourism industry was one of the first sectors the Moroccan government invested in in 1985 when the Ministry of Tourism was founded, making Morocco one of the most popular destinations for tourists from all over the world.
Naturally, Morocco is packed with entertaining things to do, from a night out at one of the exciting modern dance clubs to a traditional Moroccan performance that lets you experience Moroccan culture at its finest. In Morocco, you will find everything you need to have a wonderful time.

Information about Entertainment in Morocco

It is never hard to find information about the different entertainment means in Morocco. Every month, several magazines and guides are published to provide information about various events, festivals, and new adventures.
Many websites and Facebook pages provide rich information about different events and various entertainment means in Morocco in a large scope of languages as well.

1. Movie Theaters In Morocco

Entertainment Guide in Morocco

After a long day of exploring Marrakech's ancient markets and meandering down its bustling streets, you'll want to unwind with a film at the cinema. With a wide range of films to choose from, you can expect a thrilling experience. Unfortunately, most of the films are either dubbed in French or Arabic. If you seek the greatest cinema experiences, you may want to visit the Colisee in Marrakech or the Rialto in Casablanca. Although many cinemas date back to the 1940s, there are still a lot of contemporary cinemas.
An excellent example of a grand old cinema that was built back in 1938 is the Cinema camera in Meknes.
If you're a movie lover who wants to see movies with historical contexts, you must not miss visiting Morocco's Cities. Because of its distinctive position, moderate climate, and mysterious, magical, and beautiful landscapes, Morocco has been a popular destination for filmmakers. You may be able to see some of the locations where classic movies were filmed in Morocco.
aThe ancient fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, located in Ouarzazate, a historical mud-brick town at the foot of the High Atlas mountain, which is known as Morocco's film capital, is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Ait Ben Haddou was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. Many films, including Lawrence of Arabia in 1962 and Captain Phillips in 2013, were shot in this unique old town. It is situated in the southern High Atlas Mountains. The Berbers used to live there. You may also visit the Atlas Studios, where films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Alexander, and the Kingdom of Heaven were shot among others.

18 Hollywood Films You Didn't Know Were Shot in Morocco

  • Othello (Orson Welles)
  • Flight to Tangier
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • The Jewel of the Nile
  • The Mummy
  • Gladiator
  • Spy Game
  • The Mummy Returns
  • Inception
  • Hanna
  • Sex and the City
  • the Captain Phillips
  • Kingdom of Heaven
  • Babel
  • Black Hawk Down
  • Alexander
  • Exorcist: The Beginning
  • The Hills Have Eyes 2

2. Dance Clubs in Morocco

In Morocco, there are several nightclubs where you can meet the locals and dance all night long. If you want to spend the whole night dancing, you can find what you want here. Phoebus is a nice place to start in Fez's Jnan Palace hotel. The nights are quiet during the week, but the weekends are lively.

3. Friendly Gambling

Entertainment Guide in Morocco

There are a few casinos in Morocco where you can gamble to your heart's content. Muslims are forbidden from gambling, but at the Le Grand Casino La Mamounia, you can have the time of your life. Whether you win or lose, the house always wins

4. Morocco Shopping Experience

Entertainment Guide in Morocco

Shopping and hanging out with friends outdoors is a great ways to spend time. Morocco is the perfect destination for you and your comrades to have the time of your lives. You'll find real performances at most markets. At night, the squares are full of live magicians and dancers who are fun to watch.
A great example of a market you should visit when going outdoor shopping is the Rues des Consuls, which is in Rabat.

Festivals in Morocco

1. The International Nomad Festival

Entertainment Guide in Morocco

The festival is one of the open-air festivals that takes place in the Sahara. Poetry, dance, weaving, sport, and other aspects of nomadic culture are all featured.

2. The international festival of world music 

Entertainment Guide in Morocco

It is a great event in Morocco. Around 20,000 people attend it. Music and other activities such as taking a camel ride into the dunes and attending a biodiversity seminar are included.

3. In April, the Jazzablanca festival

Entertainment Guide in Morocco

Casablanca's very own festival takes place as a platform for emerging Moroccan and international artists.

4. The Mawazine Festival

Entertainment Guide in Morocco

It's considered to be one of the greatest festivals in Morocco and a celebration of worldwide music. Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Lenny Kravitz, and Usher are among the more popular international stars who draw crowds. The festival attracts over two million spectators annually, has four stages, and is surprisingly free to enter, making it one of the world's greatest music events.

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