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What’s new? n°156, seen, read and heard

Per: Julien ANTINOFF  

NEWS In brief this week: a star, fashion, gastronomy, a number and a symposium.

West Coast

The American rapper Snoop Dogg will be performing at the 555 Famous Club Marrakech on Fridays, 6th of March. This is the chance for you to witness live the world famous songs, from “Drop It Like It’s Hot” to “What’s My Name” as well as “Still D.R.E”.

So Chic

The American fashion designer Tory Burch has named her new Spring-Winter collection “Marrakech Meets Chelsea”. Traditional Moroccan carpets were decorating the walls and the ground of the event, the cat walk was taking place during Fashion week 2015 in the city of New York.


Until Tuesday the 24th of February, the restaurant Le Touggana will be welcoming a week of “Cuisine du terroir Revisitée”. The Chef will be proposing different dishes from Crème Dubarry to Choux Fleur, Petits Croûtons and Chantilly a La fleur De Sel, with the addition of Burgundy Beef, Lardons de Canard, small glazed onions and some mash potatoes as well as Vacherin Litchi Pasion and Compotée of Ananas with Sucre Roux.

Good News

According to the recent statistics from the National Office of Airports; passenger traffic at the Marrakech Menara Airport, has seen an increase of 3.41% for the month of January 2015, compared to that of last year’s there has been a noticeable change. Thus, more than 295,000 passengers passed through the terminal in the Red City in this last month.


On Saturday, March 14, the Majorelle Garden Botanical Foundation will be organizing a conference on "The Mediterranean flora." The event will be held from 13h00 to 17h00 at the Theatre of the French Institute of Marrakech. More information reach out on the following email address: [email protected]


Photo: DR

Translation: Amine Ouahbi