Morocco traditions

Morocco traditions, clothing, and customs.

The diverse components of the Moroccan traditions


Morocco is known among other countries for its diverse rich traditions. That is to say, there are a lot of traditions, so here we are going to mention the most practiced of all. First of all, Moroccan traditions and customs are part of an authentic oral and materialistic heritage, which continued to be a passionate mix among Moroccans with various components, keen to preserve them as a living art that allows them to express their joys and sorrows and to share common altogether in various occasions, seasons and types of life.

Cities have evolved and some villages have receded, and customs and traditions have continued in the Moroccan conscience, moving from grandparents to fathers and sons, the national project has been allocated to preserve the material and non-material heritage aware of the importance of social, psychological and cultural association with the past in its aesthetics and intimacy that does not affect the desire for a future characterized by science, technology, and progress.

The components of the Kingdom of Morocco, its cultural richness and its geographical and social diversity, put you in front of a museum of living Moroccan traditions and customs, discovers in the cities and villages of Morocco a huge reservoir of lifestyles that maintain in their diary traditions and customs that have not been denied for years, and not abandoned by young people as long as they do not hinder their lives, and don’t stop them from catching up with the knees of evolution.

Morocco's souks and food traditions :

Souks and food traditions:

Markets are the basis in Morocco; around you, you can make special deals, but when it comes to price compromise, you’ll find yourself unable to reach a better offer or a price reduction given the experience of Moroccan sought-after business. If you’re friendly and polite, you’ll build good relationships with the local population.

If you can go with someone for a meal, try to pay attention to certain habits, for example, you’ll learn to take off your shoes before entering the house. It’s good to follow what the host is doing, and give him a gift to invite you. If you’re in a city, you can take a canon or candy. If your visit to someone in a village is a good thing, it’s best to bring the family a chicken to eat, especially if the family is not quite affordable.

Like such an invitation, it’s an opportunity for you to get to know the dishes delicious Moroccan lighting: Most Moroccan food is eaten with hands. If you are invited to join a meal with a Moroccan, you should eat with the right hand, because the left is supposed to be for the toilet. When taking pictures of locals or landscapes, it’s best to take their permission – especially those who live in the rural areas, it may result in a problem or a claim for a sum of money.

For Moroccan women, they care about homes while men go out, which means you won’t find women in restaurants and cafés. On the other hand, if you’re partners and want to travel together, you’ll probably be invited to a café for tea or food. Generally speaking, Moroccan culture can be a strange and interesting experience, people are good and the country is beautiful and full of colors.

Hospitality is really part of their culture, so you can easily make friends if you treat them well. So, a dynamic and interesting bond is established with these people, and you taste the true taste of Moroccan life.

Morocco traditions, clothing:

Clothing in Morocco:

In many cultures clothes are not only a gadget of coverage, but also they go beyond that and show every country’s culture. Clothes also define the personality of people and who they are; it is like a kind of identity. The most important feature of traditional dress in Morocco is the great diversity that derives from the cultural and geographical diversity that characterizes the whole country.

The Moroccan dress, as well as its culture, has been extended to the ages of the different cultures that have passed through it, especially those in which they coexisted, the Amazigh character, Arabic, Andalusian, Sahrawi, Islamic and even Jewish and others have their mark on Moroccan dress. The Moroccan Caftan, for example, is one of the oldest traditional garments, dating back to the Marinid period, but, according to some researchers, it spread in Andalusia, thanks to the musician Zaryab at the beginning of the 9th century, who wore this uniform when he moved to Andalusia.

Clothing In the north of Morocco:

The traditional northern dress places women in the Jabala region on the bottom of their bodies (i.e. from the middle to the foot) a dress striped in white and red or black and called “handkerchief”, this was a costume of Andalusia, where women carried their belongings during expulsions and deportations and remained to this day a dress adorned by women of regions Northern Morocco.

The mountain women’s outfit is accompanied by large hats decorated with bright colors. Djellaba is somewhat short of its counterparts in other cities and is rather loose and is also one of the most important clothing used in Moroccan weddings. 

Morocco traditions, clothing in the Sahara desert:

The traditional Sahrawi dress and the Sahrawi society in Morocco cannot give up this traditional dress, which has been known for decades, which is similar to what is common in a number of African countries, such as Morocco’s Sahara, Mauritania, Sudan, and others. This dress consists of Navigators: a white dress for Amazigh and black for desert bass and worn above the head. Isar: It is also a dress that is wrapped in the entire body and is usually black, yellow, or white. 

Morocco traditions, clothing for Amazigh people:

Amazigh dress for Amazigh women in the Middle Atlas, specifically in the Imozar region, Mouche, and regions of Souss, a special dress this dress consists of Samulan guardianship: a robe that is worn at the legs (i.e. from the center of the body to the tip of the toes). Erdogan: In a language or sole that is very different from other Moroccan soles, it is red or yellow and is embroidered with some kind of needle called Taroz. Assersel: It is a crown that is worn and is very different from other crowns so that it is created with silver or clicks and added emeralds.

Morocco traditions, the traditional dance in Morocco:

Ahidous, the famous traditional Moroccan dance:

Ahidous is one of the artists of the group singing show of Amazigh nationalities in The Kingdom of Morocco. This lyrical art appeared in the Middle Atlas region a long time ago. This was the art that has been associated since its inception in the natural and geographical milieu of the Mediterranean, where forests, water, grasses, mountains, and resorts rich in greenery and sources.

The ring is made up of women and men alike and in its semi-circular form, an expression of the joys, joys, and collective joys that accompany man’s revival of his mountain and agricultural life in the plains and frontiers of the Middle Atlas.

Ahidous is commonly known for the dances and collective physical expressions that we sometimes find even in the regions whose Amazigh inhabitants do not speak, but researchers, interested and scholars agree that its original origin is the Middle Atlas, the natural and geographical field in which its component elements of poetry, singing, dance, and rhythm are completed.

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