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Culture : The CCME pays tribute to the first Moroccan migrants in the Netherlands

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

The Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME) pays tribute on 4 April 2017 to the first generations of Moroccans who settled in the Netherlands, at the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco (BNRM) in Rabat.

The inauguration of the exhibition and the launching of the book "History of Moroccans in the Netherlands: presence & memory" will take place at 4.30 pm at the BNRM. The Dutch photographer Robert de Hartog will attend and take part to the introduction of the book. The exhibition will be held until April 10, 2017.

The book and the exhibition are constructed around the major historical aspects of the involvement of the  moroccan  migration in the Netherlands, through Human histories, archives, unique pictures and life stories which  mark the history the of settlement and essence of the Moroccan migration in the Netherlands.

The book "History of Moroccans in the Netherlands: Presence and Memory" is written by Mr. Abdellatif Maroufi of the CCME and published by « La croisée des Chemins ».

The second event will be the preview of the documentary film "Anâaq! ", the same day,   at 6:30 pm at the BNRM, with the film team, directed by the Hiwaar  Associatio and Sharpeye production, both from the Netherlands.

Anâaq!  Which means exile or migration in Amazigh, is a documentary in two parts about the Moroccan migration in the Netherlands. The documentary film directed by Mohammed Bouzia and Kacem Achehboun, is a passionate tribute to the first migrants  in the Netherlands.


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