Wednesday – Nov. 17 2010 – The Embassy of Morocco in Austria presented yesterday a fashion show of the Moroccan design by Mrs. Noelle Ouafaa, Mrs. Ajana Asmaa and Mr. Lakkdar Mohammed during the celebration of the National day of Morocco, at a Gala Night on the occasion of “The Moroccan Week in Austria” held at the Radisson Blu Palais Hotel Vienna. The celebration and the fashion show were attended by hundreds of members of the diplomatic corps, of Arab and other Ambassadors, representatives of the Austrian Government and Austrian society.
The celebration started with a speech of Moroccan Ambassador Omar Zniber on behalf of His Majesty The King of Morocco King Mohammed VI, by welcoming the attendees and explaining the significance of the National Day of Morocco and the advance and achievements of Morocco in building a democratic society, which forms an important turning point in the history of Morocco since the seating of King Mohammed VI on the throne of the Kingdom. Ambassador Zniber pointed out that this process has made it possible to accelerate the pace of development of Morocco and in many areas. (Click once on the picture to see it bigger). Click here to read the full speech of Ambassador Zniber.
The Ambassador reviewed the achievements of the Kingdom of Morocco and on human rights, economic and social development, in interaction with the international developments.
Concluding his speech, the Ambassador wished all attendants a happy celebration and enjoyment while watching the of Moroccan fashion designs.
The first part of the fashion show “The Moroccan Kaftan” displayed designs by Mr. Lakhdar Mohammad, it began and ended under the warm applause and admiration of the audience. The fashion and styles displayed reflect the great extents of civilization and culture of the Kingdom of Morocco which is rooted in its peoples traditions, costumes, and fashion. The second part of the fashion show “Style of Morocco” displayed designs Mrs. Noelle Ouafaa and Mrs. Ajana Asmaa. The audience warmly applauded the beautiful and elegant designs displayed by Mr. Mohammed.
The celebration and fashion show of the Moroccan Embassy started and ended accompanied by typical Moroccan music performed by the “Shalban Group”. A dinner –Buffet of typical Moroccan gastronomic specialties especially prepared by the Embassy was offered to the guests accompanied by soft music of “Al Oud” and “Al Kanoun”.
A display of Moroccan music and the traditional dance (Gnawa) took place between the fashion show and the national day celebration and dinner.