Friday, April 23, 2010

Weekend events in the Fez medina

There's a lot going on this weekend in the medina:

Saturday 24 April:

Culture Vultures presents an opportunity to try your hand at Arabic Calligraphy with master calligrapher, Mohamed Charkaoui. This session is from 09h30-noon at Fes et Gestes in Ziat and costs Dh250.

Sunday 25 April:
If you enjoy the exquisite grace of Indian dance, get to Riad Lalla Zoubida at 23 Derb Salaj, Zerbtana, Batha, at 16h30 for a Kathak performance by Yona and Siross. It costs Dh30, including tea.

For more information on activities or bookings contact or telephone 06 45 22 32 03.

And if you haven't seen it yet, don't miss the art installation at the ALIF Riad in Batha by artists M'barek Bouhchichi and Eric Saline.

Architectural responses at the ALIF Riad

This is a remarkable use of the traditional riad space. ALIF recommends seeing the work at dusk when the light changes the installation. The opening hours are 16h30-21h00 daily, and from 10h00-12h30 on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

For more information, call Jess at 0645 223 203.

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