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.
The Misk ArtInstitute celebrated the launch of its fifth and sixth Art Library book series, highlighting the work of the late Saudi artist Fahad Hajailan and Moroccan artist Amina Agueznay. It featured a selection of their influential and seminal works alongside articles from local and international art critics and curators.
Melehi features in one of MENART’s special exhibitions, “CasablancaSchool,” which “attempts to capture the inspiration that this movement launched between 1962 and 1971” in Morocco. “The Casablanca school was not limited to an architectural context nor the educational program of an art school.
There are very few movies that stand as “proof of the system” — evidence the old Hollywood studio factories could not only create great commerce but also great art. “Casablanca” is the example everyone uses of a film that became ....
Join the Aiken Center for the Arts, alongside supporting members of the Alliance Françoise of Aiken and Augusta, for a book signing event during a reception on Thursday, May 12 ... Combier and Servy will be signing books at the Aiken Center for the Arts from 6-8 p.m ... “From Casablanca to the Carolinas” and “Taking a Stand In Dixieland.”.
Real-life rapper turned teacher Anas Basbousi keeps things close to home as new teacher at an arts centre in the Sidi Moumen district of Casablanca, an area still stained by the spectre of fomenting terrorism ...Watch a trailer for Casablanca Beats.
Marxists may find what follows offensive.Nabil Ayouch’s loose and inspiring drama stars Anas Basbousi as Anas, a rapper and teacher who works at an arts school in the tough Moroccan neighbourhood of Sidi Moumen, the Bronx of Casablanca as one of his students calls it.He ...
CasablancaBeats – or Haut et Fort (Loud and Clear) as it was released in France – concerns a lively group of youngsters growing up in northeastern Casablanca where the local arts centre has taken on a mysterious new teacher and former rapper named Anas (Anas Basbousi).
chain partnered with French fashion house Casablanca on luxury canvas tote bags and pink juice, marking the first collaboration of its kind for Erewhon... Each bottle is emblazoned with Casablanca’s logo and a special branded hangtag ... “In their own right, I think of Casablanca as more than a typical brand.
Cairo-born Abdalla was the son of peasants and a self-taught artist whose work drew from Egyptian folk art and his own deep connection to his homeland (despite leaving for Europe as an adult) ... Belkahia, who died in 2014, was hugely important to Morocco’s modern-art scene, founding the CasablancaGroup with Mohammed Melehi and Mohamed Chebaa.
Also in attendance was LoftArtGallery from Casablanca, which returned after a seven-year hiatus, showing works by Moroccan-Belgian photography Mous Lamrabat, known for his fashion-infused images laden with cross-cultural messages, Marion Boehm’s mixed-media works revealing ...