Photos of my country (20): Moroccan crafts Since crafts in general constitute a reference to a civilization, an art and a culture of an entire nation. Moroccan craftsmanship also reflects an enormous heritage and has especially an important cultural and … Lire la suite
Among the most beautiful garden in the world, The Majorelle Garden in Marrakech is one of the most visited places in Morocco. It took forty years to the French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) to create, with passion, this enchanting place, today … Lire la suite
1) Very nice photo of the cliff to the sea (Atlantic Ocean). This is the coastline of the city of Safi in MOROCCO, in the region of Abda, 240 km south of Casablanca, and 158 km west of Marrakech. One … Lire la suite
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Gran Teatro Cervantes, Tanger
My photo has a historical value. This monument – now- forgotten was the largest theater in North Africa during the first half of the 20th century.
The great Cervantes Theatre (Gran Teatro Cervantes) in the city of Tangier (north of Morocco) was built between 1911 and 1913 by Esperanza Orellana, her husband Manuel Peña and the owner Antonio Gallego.
The ruined theater had 1400 seats to accommodate the population of Tangier Moroccan and all nationalities worldwide (especially Spanish, English, French, Americans, Germans, …) because the city was under international administration.
The ruined theater, received the great works of Antonio Machin, Manolo Caracol, Lola Flores, Pepe Marchena and Juanito Valderrama, Carmen Sevilla, Imperio Argentina, María Caballé, Catalina Berreño, Enrico Caruso, Estrellita Castro … and other great artists.
The ruined theater is owned by the Spanish State, which should strengthen efforts to save this historic monument.
[ The old picture theater copied from:http://www.elconfidencial.com/cultura/2012-04-30/el-sueno-espanol-de-restaurar-el-teatro-cervantes-de-tanger_736285/%5D
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Photos of my country Roman monuments in Morocco The North of Morocco, formerly called « Mauretania Tingitane », had known the installation of the Roman Empire from the first century. Plutard, it passes under direct Roman administration, until the 5th century. Roman … Lire la suite
EL JADIDA IN FEBRUARY The city of El jadida (200,000 inhabitants) on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. El jadida is a tourist city, capital of a large agrarian region, and historical urban heritage. My pictures of this city are from this … Lire la suite