By DAVID FUCHS
MARRAKECH, Morocco — On a spring afternoon at the Four Seasons Resort, the ballroom is packed wall-to-wall with wedding industry professionals attending an invitation-only trade show. A group of women circulates amongst the booths, belting Moroccan weddings songs. Veil-like like drapery hangs from the ceiling, covering the view of the courtyard where M’hamed el Menjra is arranging the final details of the night’s musical performance.
El Menjra is busy: in the span of five minutes, he chats with the band in French, coordinates with the stagehands in Arabic and offers a journalist a statement in flawless English.