Best of 2016

Best of 2016 for Tasting Marrakech and Say Something Communication owner Mandy Sinclair in Marrakech Morocco

Tea time at Dar L’Fchouch

Dar L'Fchouch Marrakech Morocco Copyright Mandy Sinclair

“I feel like we’re hanging out in a cool friend’s apartment,” said this cool fabric designer in town for a weekend of Marrakech Biennale fun!  But one that is tucked up on the first floor of an art-deco apartment building down a little street in trendy Gueliz. We were hanging out at Sinaya 28, the home of … Continue reading

Five things to look forward to in May in Marrakech

Giacometti in Meknes Morocco, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

With Ramadan just a month away, it seems all the festivals and events are happening NOW. And I can’t say I’m complaining. With something to do basically every night whether a dance performance, a concert or a new gallery opening, we are filled with culture here in Marrakech. And to help you sort out your … Continue reading

Must-see Marrakech Biennale 6 NOT NEW NOW

Arts + festival may just be my two favourite words. So when the Marrakech Biennale comes around every two years, I get ridiculously excited! But this year I had another reason to be excited – I was the international press officer. That’s right. For the weeks leading up to opening week, I had the pleasure … Continue reading

Marrakech’s arts scene is heating up

David Bloch gallery, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

Following the success of the Marrakech Biennale earlier this year, the art scene seems to be heating up. Hardly a week goes by without receiving an invitation to the vernissage of the latest exhibit opening up in Marrakech. Yet it seems to be a trend throughout the Kingdom. In Rabat, the Mohamed VI Museum of Modern … Continue reading

Marrakech Biennale 5: Day One

Badii Palace, Marrakech Morocco, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

It was the perfect art gallery.  One where we could roam freely, admiring the ruins and interacting with the installations. The venue? An open-air ruined palace in the old Marrakech medina where the installations blended in to the surrounding, known as Badii Palace. The reason? The fifth edition of the Marrakech Biennale which kicked off … Continue reading

Marrakech Biennale 5: My top picks

With the Marrakech Biennale just hours away from opening, I can’t help but review the schedule while looking forward to all of the vernissages and exhibits I want to be sure to fit in to my diary. This year more than ever I’m excited as the event will be transforming various spaces throughout Marrakech in … Continue reading