Great news. Ibn Ghazi Arabic Institute got the International Star Award for Quality The Award ceremony is going to take place in Geneva in September 19-20, 2015. Such an honor for Ibn Ghazi Arabic Institute to receive such a prestigious award.
[rev_slider zellij] The art of zellij first appeared in the 8th century in Al-Andalus during the Umayyad Khalifa Abderuhman Adakhil. It was introduced to Morocco in the 10th century with two colors only: black and white. As a matter of fact, the use of zellij was very limited during the first Moroccan dynasties and [...]
The Symbolism of Colors in the Moroccan Culture
How Moroccan mosques are buit and decorated
[rev_slider fassihouse] [sep height="30"]To begin with, it is important to point out that there aren’t many differences between the historical Moroccan houses of different Moroccan cities such as Meknes, Rabat, Sale, Marrakesh, Tetouan and Tangier. As a matter of fact, even the architecture of the royal palaces does not greatly differ from that of historical [...]
[rev_slider calligraphyworkshop] Ibn Ghazi Arabic Institute organized, May 26, 2014, a calligraphy workshop for a group of Australian professionals. The participants were introduced to the birth and development of Islamic Calligraphy, learned how to make the special pen (kasbah), and practiced writing letters and their names in one of the calligraphy styles. The participants [...]
[rev_slider FezTheGemoftheArabWorld] [sep height="30"][sep height="30"]Fez: The Gem of the Arab World 1. Fez: An Overview Fez is the cultural, historical and spiritual capital of Morocco as well as the most imperial among Moroccan imperial cities. Fez is the intellectual capital of Morocco, the capital of Moroccan craftsmanship and the gem of the Arab world. Just [...]
[rev_slider Whystudyarabic] [sep height="30"][sep height="30"]Ten reasons for studying Arabic [sep height="30"]1. The 5th most commonly spoken native language in the world: Arabic is the official language in more than 20 countries and the native-tongue of more than 300 million mainly in the Middle East and North Africa, but also Arab minorities all over the world. [...]