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Monday 27 November 2023

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Chairs Dinner Offered by HM the King on Occasion of Official Opening of 20th Marrakech International Film Festival

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Chairs Dinner Offered by HM the King on Occasion of Official Opening of 20t

His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, President of the Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation, chaired, on Saturday, a dinner offered by His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist Him, on the occasion of the official opening of the 20th edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival.

On his arrival at the Palais des Congrès in Marrakech, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid reviewed a detachment of the Auxiliary Forces that made the honors, before being greeted by Minister of Economy and Finance, Nadia Fettah, Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts and Social and Solidarity Economy, Fatim-Zahra Ammor and Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid was also greeted by the Wali of the Marrakech-Safi region and governor of the Marrakech prefecture, Farid Chourak, president of the Marrakech-Safi region, Samir Goudar, president of the Marrakech prefectural Council, Jamila Afif, and president of the Mechouar-Kasbah commune Council, Abderrahmane Ouafa.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid was also greeted by delegate vice-president of the Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation, Faïçal Laraïchi, Advisor to the President of the Festival, Mélita Toscan Du Plantier, financial Advisor to the President within the Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation, Azeddine Benmoussa, the artistic director of the Festival, Rémi Bonhomme, secretary general of the Festival, Fadwa Megzari, general treasurer, Naoufel Mohamed Bensouda, and general coordinator of the Festival, Ali Hajji.

Subsequently, the jury, foreign stars and foreign and national partners were presented to HRH Prince Moulay Rachid.

Placed under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the 20th edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival kicked off, Friday evening at the Palais des Congrès, in the presence of eminent figures and personalities from the world of cinema, art, culture and media, from Morocco and abroad.

MAP: 26 November 2023