Essaouira is home for Morocco’s Hub of the World Culture

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Essaouira, city in the western Moroccan economic region of Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz,Essaouira is home for Morocco’s Hub of the World Culture has long been considered as one of the best anchorages of the Moroccan coast will be the future hub of World Culture of the Kingdom.
The director of Essaouira’s international Airport said during the Morocco Summit 2013 that the future Mogador cultural center is “meant to put the city of Essaouira at the heart of the world culture.”
“Essaouira is a city of art. This is explained by the overwhelming number of festivals that attract a lot of people including artists, painters, musicians and photographers. By creating this center, Essaouira will have the infrastructure to welcome all these people in the best conditions,” he added.
Expected to be the largest cultural center in the African continent, the Mogador cultural center’s design will adopt late Brazilian’s architect con concept, Oscar Niemeyer who tagged as the father of modern architecture.
“The project was decided when we welcomed the Brazilian ambassador to Morocco, Frederico Duque Estrada Meyer in Essaouira. The ambassador conducted a research which revealed that 20% of Jews in Brazil are from Moroccan origins. This was the main reason that had been taken by the ambassador of Brazil with the help of the king’s advisor André Azoulay,” he explained.
The project is still in the negotiation phase and still waiting for the go signal from the authorities to start the construction.
It has been noted that the airport of Essaouira Mogador contributes greatly in fostering art and artists in the city.
“Essaouira Airport is one of the centers in the city that expose artists from Essaouira in painting, sculpture…etc, the airport knows the destination development is completely tied with the development of the airport, painters can expose their work for free in the corridors of the airport so passengers can have a glimpse of the city’s art as soon as they arrive”, an authority said.