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The Moroccan Souk at the National Museum of Australia

 

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco to Australia took part on Sunday, July 22, 2018 to the Souk Festival of culture held at the National Museum of Australia.

Thousands of visitors, present during this sunny winter sunday at the NMA visited the Moroccan Stall where they enjoyed traditional Moroccan dishes in a spectacular Moroccan atmosphere.

Tha Australian public discovered the sweet-and-sour Moroccan cooking styles and its particular ingredients like saffron, pickled lemons, olives, olive oils, herbs.

This event has also constituted an occasion to display precious objects of Moroccan craftmanship in addition to brochures and books about the Kingdom bringing into the Australian Federal Capital the look and smell of a real Moroccan Souk (Traditional Market in Arabic).

The National Museum of Australia preserves and interprets Australia's social history, exploring the key issues, people and events that have shaped the nation. It was formally established by the National Museum of Australia Act 1980.

The museum did not have a permanent home until 11 March 2001, when a purpose-built museum building was officially opened in the national capital Canberra.