The kick-off of the tenth version of the worldwide equestrian competition of Mata was given this Saturday, October 1st, beneath the patronage of His Majesty the King of Morocco Mohammed VI, organized by the Alamia Laaroussia affiliation for social and cultural actions.
This cultural occasion is organized within the provincial district of Moulay Abdessalam Ben Mchich, Commune of Arbae Ayacha, Madchar Zniyed, in partnership with the UNESCO Worldwide Pageant of Cultural Range.
“This competition associated to spirituality, is beneath the pole Moulay Abdessalam Ben Mchich, a Sufi saint (1163 – 1228 or 559-626 of the hegira), who represents the Sufi college, probably the most influential within the Muslim world”, explains Nabil Baraka, President of the Pageant throughout a press convention. “This competition, this pleasure, is an area of cohabitation, cultural sharing and alternate”, underlines Mr Baraka.
This three-day occasion is organised beneath the theme: “Mata: An ancestral heritage and a lever for sustainable improvement”. It’s marked by the launch of the equestrian competitors between the collaborating riders and equestrian groups, bringing collectively hundreds of holiday makers and friends, from Morocco and overseas, flocking to this discussion board to rejoice this standard legacy, “this competition is above all an ancestral heritage, which in the present day is exclusive, discovered solely on this area of Morocco, on this area of the Mediterranean,” Mr Baraka stated.
“Distinctive riders, who go on stage, are endowed with a whole lot of professionalism and braveness and the one who wins, will embody the honour of the village, the champion represents in all of the tribes, probably the most revered individual”, he stated, making it recognized that in this version and “that due to the lovers of tradition and heritage, in the present day the locomotive for rural and ecological tourism improvement will tackle a brand new look, this area, this plain stays internationally recognized. Additionally it is the promotion of native merchandise and crafts” insists Nabil Baraka, President of the Pageant.
In accordance with the organisers, hundreds of holiday makers and friends from inside and out of doors Morocco flock to this discussion board to rejoice this standard legacy, round which many historic tales are woven and advised by ladies of their songs, with a reverberation of the riders on their horse race course.
“This nationwide heritage spans a number of historic durations, from the non secular to the favored heritage, preserved for a few years by the pinnacle of the lamiyin descendants, the late Professor Abdelhadi BARAKA, whose goal was to protect this nationwide heritage for future generations,” stated the organisers in a press launch.
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