In rural areas at least, it is a good idea to follow these codes, and definitely a bad idea for women to wear shorts or skirts above the knee, or for members of either sex to wear sleeveless T-shirts or very short shorts.Even ordinary T-shirts may be regarded as underwear, particularly in rural mountain areas.Twenty-five thousand people participate in the festival, which includes an engagement ceremony followed by up to 40 marriages that take place around the tomb of a patron saint.The reason the Imilchil Marriage Festival came to be is an interesting but sad story.Two young lovers from enemy Berber tribes killed themselves after their families prevented them from marrying because inter-tribal marriage was forbidden.Following this tragedy, the families granted freedom of choice to their children to marry whom they choose.Nonetheless, you should try not to affront people’s religious beliefs, especially those of older, more conservative people, by, for example, wearing skimpy clothes, kissing and cuddling in public, or eating or smoking in the street during Ramadan.
Traditions and local customs of Morocco have resulted in celebrations and festivals all over year.
You can often get good bargains here, but remember that most Moroccans will have a lot more experience than you will when it comes to haggling the price so you will seldom find yourself able to get better than that which is offered.
You may find, if you are friendly and courteous enough, that you will soon start to make friends with the locals.
They even hold an international art festival once a year to showcase all their talent.
If you ever have the opportunity to visit this country, you should consider buying some of the local artwork.