Tbourida: 5 Reasons it should be on your Morocco Things to Do

, Do you have Morocco in your list of holidaying this year? If your answer is a yes, you should definitely include El Jadida in your trip. This small coastal town shouldn’t be missed at all. The art of tbourida, showcased at Salon du Cheval d’El Jadida (Horse Fair show),  must be witnessed. This is a spectacular event, that portrays the best of Moroccan culture in the form of horse shows, art and craft competitions, promoting the local art and the artists. In fact, it also opens the international path for the artists.

The Horse Fair celebrates the tribal identity of the nation

Salon Dy Cheval d’El Jadida or the Horse show of El Jadida since the year 2008 has become one of the most influential equestrian culture of Morocco. This event is also known as Tbourida or the Powder Game is a spectacular show focused at the discipline, grace, speed and the mobility of the horses and horsemen of Morocco. It is practiced all across the country celebrating the past tribal identity of the country and the religious holidays.

Several horse associated activities are organized

The Horse Fair was developed for the motto of developing the Moroccan horse culture. This is a yearly encounter that shouldn’t be missed by the horse professionals. Several horse associated activities are organized. Moreover, national and international exhibitions and competitions are held. The best horses are brought to the fair from all over the nation and playful and fun activities are held with different types of sporting competitions.

The horse plays a big role in the Moroccan culture

The Moroccan culture is richly inspired by the horse and it has always played a very big role in the literature, paintings, photography and music of the country. The Horse Fair gives an ample opportunity for the local artists to showcase their art to the nation and to the world as well. Photography exhibitions, the different handmade art and craft exhibit the broad spectrum of the daily life of the Moroccans.

El Jadida is the spectacular town with large number of tourist influx

El Jadida is a coastal town which has acquired immense popularity because of the presence of marvellous beaches. It is tourist destination that attracts vistors not only from Morocco, but from the entire Persian Gulf and Europe as well. This Moroccan city is only an hour’s drive from Casablanca and Marrakesh, making it even more of a popular international tourist spot.

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