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Old 06-15-2014, 09:11 AM
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Engagement of Prince Moulay Rachid & Miss Oum Keltoum Boufares: June 15th,2014

News are spreaded everywhere again !!! Moulay Rachid is to marry a Moroccan girl from Marrakech today (June 15th).
Is that true???
According to press sources the bride is close to moroccon royals.
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Old 06-15-2014, 12:27 PM
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Engagement of Prince Moulay Rachid & Miss Oum Keltoum Boufares: June 15th,2014

Its official now!!
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The Prince is relatively old for his first marriage. He is already 44 years old... Congratulations to the Prince, Miss Oum Keltoum Boufares and both families.
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Old 06-15-2014, 12:47 PM
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Whoa, that was unexpected. I thought he would never marry. What an interesting summer..
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Old 06-15-2014, 12:57 PM
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Prince Moulay Rachid tied the knot with miss Oum Keltoum today in Rabat & in presence of his elder brother king Mohammed VI.
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The Ministry of Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery announced that His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him, presided in the afternoon of Sunday 17th Shaaban 1435 AH, corresponding to June 15, 2014 at the Royal Palace in Rabat, the ceremony concluding the act sealing the marriage of his beloved brother, his Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, son of the late King Hassan II, may God rest his soul, with the virtuous Miss Boufars Umm Kulthum, daughter of Moulay Mamoun Boufars,” said a release of Ministry of Royal Household.
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Old 06-15-2014, 01:51 PM
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The couple are cousins ... Umm Kulthum's father, Moulay Mamoun Boufars is a son of lalla khadija, sister of the late king Mohammed V.

Ceremony photo:
http://twitter.com/atimadsalam/statu...593664/photo/1
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Old 06-15-2014, 03:36 PM
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So this is engagement or marriage?
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What a nice surprise! Congratulations.

I know there is 2 ceremonies right? sadaq and zafaf. I hope our Moroccan members can explain the details about this ceremonies. I think that foto is from their wedding sadaq. Zafaf is the wedding where the bride wears a nice white gown (caftan) and tiara, at least is what happened to Lalla Salma and The King.
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Congratulations to Prince Moulay Rachid and his future spouse.
I am looking forward to seeing wedding photos.
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The couple are cousins ... Umm Kulthum's father, Moulay Mamoun Boufars is a son of lalla khadija, sister of the late king Mohammed V. Ceremony photo:
http://twitter.com/atimadsalam/statu...593664/photo/1
Ms Umm looks lovely. Is it a tradition to wear a green caftan for an engagement party?

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When hearing the name Umm Kulthum, I automatically think about the singer with the same name (1898-1975), whom was/is regarded as the greatest female Arabic singer in history. Maybe fiance was named after her.
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the bride looks like a beauty, can't wait to see more of her in the future with the rest of the royal family.
she does look a lot younger than moulay rachid though...
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When hearing the name Umm Kulthum, I automatically think about the singer with the same name (1898-1975), whom was/is regarded as the greatest female Arabic singer in history. Maybe fiance was named after her.
Its also a religious name .... Umm Kulthum was the Name of prophet Mohammad's - peace be upon him- third daughter.
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http://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2014...toum-boufares/

http://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2014...moulay-rachid/
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congratulation for him fo the bride and the rest of the family i am sure that they are all happy Moulay Rachid finally find his way for the marriage life.
Oum Klthoum is nice name for lovely girl,it said she is friend with Lalla Soukaina maybe they meet that way.
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Will Ms Kulthum be granted the title "Lalla" by King Mohammed?
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Perhaps after the couple's wedding.
According to Moroccon websites Umm kulthoum is 27 years old (b. 1987).She was born in Marrakech where she attended Frensh schools & completed her education in France.
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So this is engagement or marriage?
this is the marriage the so called "Moroccan Adul" not the Engagement! Normally after the official act of marriage her title is Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Umm Kulthoum Boufares, but the MAP did not write it ........a mistake of the protocol I assume...by the way, His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid celebrates his 44th brithday on Friday, 20th of June 2014...
May God bless him as his wife!
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Still i think they will celebrate this marriage (Zifaf).This ceremony is similar to "Nikah" in the ME Arab countries.They are legaly married (tied the knot or signed marriage contracts) but with no wedding celebrations.Lalla Soukaina did the same.
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Still i think they will celebrate this marriage (Zifaf).This ceremony is similar to "Nikah" in the ME Arab countries.They are legaly married (tied the knot or signed marriage contracts) but with no wedding celebrations.Lalla Soukaina did the same.
Thank you for these explanations . I hope that they will publish pictures of the second ceremony as well, the Morrocan brides are quite stunning will all their finary and jewellery.

Another question: Is it traditional for the bride to wear a green kaftan for the sadaq wedding? Is there a special symbolism behind the colour?
And do they start living together after the first, or after the second ceremony?
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Thank you for all explanations)Now everything is more or less clear.
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