HRH Prince Moulay Rachid safeguarding intangible cultural heritage
Tan Tan, December 09, 2006 - His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid presides over the closing ceremony of the Tan-Tan Moussem.
Prince Moulay Rachid, the heir second in line to the Moroccn throne, continues to commit to safeguarding tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Morocco. The Tan-Tan Moussem is the great example of promotion of oral and intangible cultural heritage, particularly of endangered ethnic groups.
His Royal Highness has highlighted the importance of safeguarding heritages in their own rights, captivating version their interdependence but also their distinctive characters.
With the popular prince in presence, this colorful festival is the rare opportunity for exchange between desert people and a variety of distinguished visitors from around the world. Furthermore, the Tan-Tan Moussem festival is a cultural crossroads, tourist attraction and tribute to the nomad’s ancient, ephemeral way of life.
His Royal Highness in his efforts raises awareness of message of knowledge and creativity in addition to many of his ambitious goals that aimed to broaden the scope of discussions and the mutual understanding and cooperation among civilizations.