Casablanca (in Arabic: الدار البيضاء, Addaar Albayḍaa; in Berber: Anfa, ⴰⵏⴼⴰ; local informal name: Kaẓa) is the largest city of Morocco, located in the northwestern part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It is also the largest city in the Maghreb, as well as one of the largest and most important cities in Africa, both economically and demographically.
Casablanca is Morocco's chief port and one of the largest financial centers on the African continent. The 2012 census, adjusted with recent numbers, recorded a population of about 4 million in the prefecture of Casablanca. Casablanca is considered the economic and business center of Morocco, while the national political capital is Rabat.
The leading Moroccan companies and international corporations doing business there have their headquarters and main industrial facilities in Casablanca. Recent industrial statistics show Casablanca retains its historical position as the main industrial zone of the country. The Port of Casablanca is one of the largest artificial ports in the world, and the largest port of North Africa. It is also the primary naval base for the Royal Moroccan Navy.
In the final of Melodifestivalen 2010 they performed with the 2009 winning song La voix along with 2009 winner Malena Ernman. Later in the year released the single Downtown. 2012 came the debut album Apocalyptic Youth, followed by the album Riding a Black Swan, 2014.
I can’t think of a better testimony to the liberal arts — disciplines meant to liberate the mind ...Last evening, he had the privilege of watching “Casablanca” for the first time ... Yamir loves the liberal arts ... Spanning cultures, it would be the very best of the liberal arts ... Of course, there is also value in studying the liberal arts.
Their creators flocked from across the North African kingdom and beyond to Rabat last week for Jidar (“wall”) – a festival dedicated to street art ... The 36-year-old from Casablanca says she, too, fell into painting murals “sort of by accident” ... It is an art form that has flourished since the early 2000s in Morocco’s commercial capital of Casablanca.
Born in Tangier in 1988, Ghizlane Agzenaï is a visual and street artist famed for her colourful and monumental ‘totems.’ She lives and works in Casablanca but also travels the world to create her brightly coloured art ... Her works include murals and paintings in numerous urban art ...
When filmmaker Nabil Ayouch discovered that his new movie CasablancaBeats was playing in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, he immediately wanted to share the news ... His destination? Sidi Moumen, the poverty-stricken area on the outskirts of Casablanca where his film is set ... “They never went to the centre of Casablanca,” Ayouch says.
Over the past year, Branson has been busy since releasing her memoir, One HundredSummers, based on her adventures from art gallerist to “accidental hotelier.” She has been remodeling El Fenn, which will reopen this summer with a newly expanded spa, private dining room, and a heated rooftop pool with views of the Atlas Mountains.
The opening of the Barjeel ArtFoundation’s collection at Sharjah Art Museum this past weekend sheds light on a field of art history that has too long been sheltered from permanent public view ... The partnership between the Barjeel Art Foundation and Sharjah Art Museum will include more than 120 paintings and sculptures from the Barjeel collection.
The Times is committed to reviewing theatrical film releases during the COVID-19 pandemic ... The title sounds as if we’re in for a spell of warped fables ... Advertisement ... 'Bad Tales' ... Not rated ... MoviesEntertainment & Arts ... Entertainment & Arts ... ‘Magnolia,’ ‘Selena,’ ‘Casablanca’. Entertainment & Arts ... ‘Magnolia,’ ‘Selena,’ ‘Casablanca’.
To celebrate the occasion, Vera created an 18x12-metremural in 11 days in the Egyptian superstar's home country, with a digital version now also being displayed on a billboard in Casablanca, Morocco... street art via his trademark style of creating immersive aesthetics and realism.
His works are also associated with the CasablancaArtSchool, the name for an institution and a group that included Melehi, which aimed to weave together art, artisanal craft, geometric abstraction and design that were reflective of a new, post-colonial Morocco... The art of ...