A Cultural Festival
Celebrating the Beauty of Morocco & Multi-Cultural Unity Concert
Mill River Park at Archstone
1020 Washington Blvd. Stamford,
June 23rd, 2012
In partnership with Wafin.com and the Mayor’s Office of
the City of Stamford, Connecticut, USA, the Saida Fikri Foundation is
organizing the second annual Moroccan Festival, called Beautiful Morocco Festival,
on the 23rd of June 2012, in
Stamford. The return of this event follows the huge success of the first
Moroccan festival held last April.
Having attended the first festival, Michael A. Pavia, Mayor
of the City of Stamford, has announced the official participation of his office
in partnership with Multicultural Council of Stamford and the Stamford Downtown
Special Services District. The Mayor further declared the month of June to be
‘Morocco Month’, in the City of Stamford.
The Festival will take place at the Mill River Park at Archstone,
in the center of Stamford, directly across the street from Columbus Park. In addition to the many activities throughout
the afternoon, a multi-cultural concert will take place the night of the
festival, featuring the world-renowned Moroccan singer/songwriter, Saida Fikri,
as well as other local and international artists. The concert is free and open
to the public.
The Beautiful Morocco Festival
will open to the public at 1pm. The concert will follow starting at 8pm and
ending at 10:30pm.
The goals of the festival are as follows:
offer exposure to the eccentric Moroccan culture to the American public
provide an opportunity to the Moroccan-Americans in the area to reconnect with
Moroccan and American Businesses to advertise their products and services.
for building a school in a rural and needy area in Morocco
The Festival will offer the following programs and venues:
showcase of Moroccan arts and crafts
and Carpet Making Workshops for kids
Rides & Horses
Exhibit showcasing Moroccan and American companies