L’Entrepotes is the new trendy restaurant in Gueliz with a salad bar and burgers served continuously until 5pm. There is a large terrace, a garden with a lounge, inside a bar area where you can have a drink and some tapas and a dining room. The only disadvantage for now is L’Entrepotes doesn’t have a liquor license, but it won’t be long!
Es Saadi’s team won the first contest selection Bocuse d’Or in Moroco. The Assistant Chief Issam Jaafari represents Africa, for the time in the final in January 2013.
Between the 6th and 10th of June, Marrakech will have the rank of “poetic sanctuary” with the presence of forty poets from a dozen countries. The International Poetry Festival and the Mexican cooridantor, Yuri Zambrano decided to dedicate this festival to Arabic poetry. During these four days workshops, conferences, exhibitions and tributes are all planned.
Moroccan director Nabil Ayouch, was awarded the Francis Chablais 2012, for his film, “Les Chevaux de Dieu” (The Hair of God), during the 65th Cannes Film Festival. This award, named after the great reporter and critic of French cinema, is an award which is for those films that ‘betters the reality of our world’. The feature film by Nabil Ayouch focuses on terrorism, including the Casablanca bombings of 2003.
The short film “The Curse” by Fyzal Boulifa, a Moroccan director, was awarded the 1st prize at the “Illy Fortnight at Cannes”. This 16 minute film tells the story of a girl who leaves her village to go and find love.
The third edition of the Rally of Morocco History departs from Agadir to Marrakech, arriving this weekend, competitors will travel over 2,100kms.
A study by skyscanner shows Morocco is one of the world’s cheapest destinations. To establish this study, the search engine travel specialist interviewed 1,043 people from 43 different countries and compared the estimated costs of a destination, expenditures for accommodation, food and beverage. The results show a gap between what the traveler sees and the actual cost of the holiday there. According to the results India is seen as the cheapest country, but in reality it is Morocco followed by Thailand and Poland.
The Barber Mateo, is organizing two open days on the 8th and 9th of June, from 10am to 8pm. During these two days, Mateo offers it’s customers a diagnostic of their scalp through new technology, the first in Morocco and tailor made treatment.
Text Julien Antinoff
Photo Le Monde
Translation Karen Athwal
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