The “Lissan Eddine Ibn Al-khatib” Foundation for Research and Cultural Cooperation is organizing a national symposium in Fez on inter-religious and intercultural dialogue and innovative coexistence. A plethora of university researchers and academics, from Morocco and abroad, will enrich the intellectual debates planned during this meeting. A national symposium on “Interreligious and intercultural dialogue and…

By participating in the many events scheduled for the year (Festivals, concerts, symposia, moussems …) and by taking the different circuits of the medina you can measure all the cultural wealth of the medieval city. Due to its geographical location, at the crossroads of cultures and civilizations, and strong of its history crossed by Arab-Andalusian…

Fez has a varied and very old craft tradition. The first inhabitants of the city, whether Andalusian or Kairouan, have brought a know-how never denied … Nowadays, thirty thousand craftsmen exert their talent within the framework of the medina of Fez el-Bali. Potters and ceramists (zelliges) have made the reputation of the city. Also not…

Fez is a city-museum essential. Grilling and colorful, it offers amazing decorations, such as the medina of Fez el-Bali, one of the largest cities of medieval type in the world. The city of Fez is divided into three parts: Fez el-Jedid (half-old) and Fez el-Bali (old) which form the medina, and Fez the young (new…

Doyenne of the imperial cities, Fez was founded in 789 AD by Idriss I, a descendant of the prophet. His son, Sultan Idris II, decided in 809 to establish the seat of the dynasty. From 818, the sultan welcomed in his city 8000 families of Andalusian Muslims. Seven years later, this new population is reinforced…