Meknes Celebrates 20th Anniversary as UNESCOs Universal

Rabat – Heritage The city of Meknes kicked off its first festival in celebration of the 20th anniversary of its designation by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a universal heritage of humanity site.The festival opened on Friday with free concerts, a Sufi evening, and educational activities for children and teenagers. At the opening of the festival, Urban Community president of Meknes, Abdellah Bouanou, expressed appreciation for the efforts of the local and national partners who contributed to the preparation of the cultural event.The Universal Heritage of Humanity festival will run from December 2-7, 2016