Most Muslims in Morocco celebrate Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday, known as “Eid el Mawlid” or “Mouloud”. The birthday of Muhammad is observed on the twelfth day of the third month of the Muslim year.
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On Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday, Moroccans attend special mosque services to pray and to hear sermons.
In Morocco, the birthday of The Great Prophet is a time of family reunions. Families gather to feast, fellowship, and recite poems or sing songs about Muhammad’s life. There will also be special events in many cities that focus on the happenings of Muhammad’s life according to the Koran and Hadiths.