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What's new ? n°284, seen, read and heard

Per: Majda FADILI  

NEWS In short this week : a brunch, a business man, a new card, an exhibition and a wedding.

Let's brunch!

Summer plays the extensions to the Mandarin Oriental Marrakech with its sunny brunch. The programme includes a Mediterranean buffet with seafood, vegetables from the garden and a barbecue station, all in a jazzy atmosphere by the pool of the Pool Garden.


The billionaire and founder of the Virgin group, Richard Branson, has agreed to a mountain bike getaway to discover the surroundings of Marrakech, followed by a trekking ascent of Toubkal with the travel agency Morocco Nature and Atlas Sport.


The Epicurean restaurant is set in the colours of autumn with a new menu in harmony with the season. Homemade foie gras and its toast of gingerbread, beef Strogonoff in brioche, chicken ham stuffed with mushrooms and many other recipes are to be discovered while enjoying the live performance of The Kech Experience. Click here to see the full map.


He signs the invitation cards of the greatest fashion houses, from Chanel to Dior, Nicolas Ouchenir places his suitcases in La Mamounia where he exhibits his works until November.

Just married

Former IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his partner Myriam L' Aouffir said "Yes" last weekend in Marrakech. The wedding was organized in complete secrecy and in small groups.

Photo : Pool Garden