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What's New ? n°21, seen, heard and read


NEWS In brief this week:A new address for fans of seafood, a bartender named the Best In Morocco, an organization of an International day of English, and finally the project Grande Stade de Casablanca starting to near completion date.

Very Parisian!

The already very Parisian "La Table de Benoit" is going one step further with the opening of "Coin de l’Ecailler". We will now be able to enjoy a safood platter with crab or lobster, oysters, cockles, clams, prawns and more. Experience a Parisian lunch or dinner without having to leave the city!

Ahmed El Massouabe, Best Barman of Morocco

Organize by, the contest "The Kingdom Bartender Cup 2013" is an event where the best bartenders in Morocco gathered last Tuesday at the So Lounge in Marrakech. For this event Ahmed El Massouabe, barmen at Mai Thai Casablanca won first place out of the 18 skilled bartenders who participated, all from luxury hotels and restaurants all over Morocco. 


Following the success of the first edition, the Royal Society for the encouragment of the horse, organized for the second consecutive year the "International Day of the Thoroughbred" on 23rd November, 2013, at the Casablanca - Anfa Racecourse. This prestigious event wll see the participation of English thoroughbred horses, both national and international. The main objective of this event is to turn it into a must-attend event for years to come on the International Horse-Racing calendar. For this second edition, six events are planned, including four international races: Grand prix of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Grand Prix Breeders, Grand Prix and Grand Prix Owners Corporation Horse Racing Casablanca. 

Finally a stadium worthy for Casablanca

Just when we were thinking it may never happen, the project Grande Stade de Casablanca, which has been an on-going project since 2008, may finally be finished. Postponed several times for various reasons, both technical and financial, the end may finally be close say officials. The stdium will be known as 'The Black Pearl' of Moroccan football, it will accommodate the two teams of Casablanca: Raja and Wydad.

Text R.Samie

Translation Karen Athwal

Photo DR