Qatar-Morocco Cultural Year 2024 kicks off with exhibition of Royal Palace’s Berber Jewelry

Qatar-Morocco Cultural Year 2024 kicks off with exhibition of Royal Palace’s Berber Jewelry

The Qatar-Morocco Cultural Year 2024 kicked off on Tuesday with an exhibition of the Moroccan Royal Palace’s Berber Jewelry collection at Doha’s Museum of Islamic Art

The exhibition of Berber silver jewelry from the Royal Palace’s collection, for the first time outside of Morocco, can only be a source of pride for the Qataris, stated Shaikha Al-Nassr, the Director of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, on the sidelines of the inauguration ceremony of the Berber jewelry exhibition.

In a statement to the press Shaikha Al-Nassr expressed delight at the reception of this collection of 220 captivating works, unveiled for the first time outside the Kingdom.

She expressed her gratitude to the National Museums Foundation, which provided all the appropriate conditions for the organization of this event.

The Qatar-Morocco 2024 Years of Culture features a series of diverse and exciting activities and events, fostering a spirit of learning, sharing experiences, and promoting ties between the two countries.

On her part, Al Jazi Khayarin, spokesperson for the Years of Culture initiative, emphasized that the choice of Morocco as Qatar’s partner for the 2024 Years of Culture illustrates the depth of bilateral friendship and cooperation. This event, marked by multiple activities in both countries, will rejuvenate cooperation and partnership, particularly in the cultural domain, she said.

Chairman of the National Museums Foundation (FNM), Mehdi Qotbi, on his part said the exhibition highlights the depth of Moroccan-Qatari ties as the display of this collection beyond Moroccan borders symbolizes the values of fraternity, friendship, and cultural exchange between the two nations.

Qotbi highlighted the cultural and aesthetic significance of this collection, which bears testament to the skill and craftsmanship of Moroccan artisans. He emphasized that the exhibition reflects the richness of Moroccan identity, drawing from its diverse cultural heritage.


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