Morocco

Morocco is a country that kept its charm untouched for centuries. What makes it so unique and magical is its landscape with varieties, strong colors and clear skies. Think of ancient times and history of its imperial cities, beautiful beaches overlooking the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean, the Atlas Mountains and the great southern desert.

It strongly attracts people for its certain value of cultural traditions, crafts and ethnological features. The vivid colors of the sights are also in the environment, textiles and typical handicraft. Then how can we forget the incredible sense of hospitality and accommodation that always characterized its people as well as millennial rites for the body care.

At the Festival dell’Oriente there will be several exhibition by The Desert du Solei, to invite visitors into the warm atmosphere of this country.
There will be a wide range of typical Moroccan handicrafts: curtains, cushions, handmade fine leather, of various shapes and colors, tables, lamps, beaten iron and parchment / leather, flat woven rugs called kilims.

Visitors can discover the incredible cosmetic products, food and one of the most rare and precious oils in the world, Argan oil, used for centuries by the Berber people of southern Morocco. Thanks to its active substances, the Argan oil acts as an antioxidant and coadjuvant to develop and maintain the functions of the nerve and muscle in addition to use for massage. Its strong anti-aging action regenerates the skin to stay bright, fresh and younger for long.
For those who would like to try and see the visual effect of a temporary tattoo, there is a space dedicated to the henna tattoo.
The mixture made from the henna plant has been used for centuries to paint hands, arms and feet, as precious drawings with the strong impact. In ancient times priests and kings used them, even today women of many Middle Eastern countries use the tattoos on the hands and feet to decorate and to seduce boyfriends or husbands.

The method accurately reproduces the feature of a drawing thanks to the dark color of the extract and remains on the skin for a period ranging from two week to a month.
Finally, visitors will enjoy the traditional drink of Morocco: mint tea with delicious and typical Moroccan pastries at the tasting corner.