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Riad Portraits & Henna

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Omar Chennafi

What is this?

Omar Chennafi invites you to a special 90-minute experience that combines the beauty of Moroccan tradition with the art of photography. Taking place in the serene ambiance of an ancient Riad, this experience includes dressing in traditional Moroccan outfits, followed by henna ceremony, a relaxing setting of Moroccan tea accompanied by traditional music. It's not just a photoshoot; it's a cultural dive into the heart of Moroccan elegance and hospitality. Key Activities: 1. Traditional Outfit Photoshoot [30 minutes]: Dress in exquisite Moroccan kaftan and have your photos taken by Omar, capturing the elegance and beauty of the traditional style. 2. Henna Ceremony [30 minutes]: Participate in a traditional henna ceremony, where skilled an artist adorn your hands with intricate, beautiful tattoos. 3. Moroccan Tea and Music [30 minutes]: Relax and unwind with a cup of traditional Moroccan tea while enjoying the soothing melodies of local music, creating a perfect end to the experience.

What makes this unique?

This experience stands out for its authentic cultural immersion. You’ll see how a typical Moroccan Riad truly symoolizes living amidst beautiful Islamic art and architecture on a daily basis - and how it is truly a haven; in fact “Riad” in Arabic means “heaven” or “garden”. The setting in this calming oasis enhances the authenticity. The traditional kaftan also symbolizes Morocco's rich history and style. Its origins are from 14th century Persia, however it has evolved to become one of Morocco’s cultural icons and is an example of cultural preservation and innovation over time. You will have the guidance of a local stylist to ensure your kaftan experience resonates with you. The henna ceremony, an essential Moroccan tradition, adds a personal touch to your experience. It symbolizes fertility, joy, union and celebration. This will offer you a memorable that will last forever along with great portraits as proof. It’s about experiencing Moroccan culture and hospitality firsthand.

What is the profile of the host?

Omar Chennafi, known for his deep connection to Moroccan culture and exceptional photographic skills, is the perfect host for this experience. His cultural understanding will help you get immersed into the essence and symbolism of traditional Moroccan life. The experts you will meet - the henna artist, the musicians and the local stylist will allow for deep connection. This will ensure your photos are not just images but stories and memories captured in time.

What to bring?

Comfortable clothing to wear under traditional outfits. A spirit of adventure and enthusiasm for cultural experiences.
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EUR 300
per person
Private experience
1.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 participants. What's included: Professional photoshoot in traditional Moroccan kaftans with edited photos provided afterwards. Henna tattoo session by a skilled artist. Moroccan tea and music in a calm and authentic setting.
Offered in English, Arabic, French, German
Private experience
1.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 participants. What's included: Professional photoshoot in traditional Moroccan kaftans with edited photos provided afterwards. Henna tattoo session by a skilled artist. Moroccan tea and music in a calm and authentic setting.
Offered in English, Arabic, French, German
calendar
EUR 300
per person
Private experience
1.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 participants. What's included: Professional photoshoot in traditional Moroccan kaftans with edited photos provided afterwards. Henna tattoo session by a skilled artist. Moroccan tea and music in a calm and authentic setting.
Offered in English, Arabic, French, German
Private experience
1.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 participants. What's included: Professional photoshoot in traditional Moroccan kaftans with edited photos provided afterwards. Henna tattoo session by a skilled artist. Moroccan tea and music in a calm and authentic setting.
Offered in English, Arabic, French, German