Social Events

The social programme includes a Welcome Reception, Moroccan Evening (at the same time FIG Foundation dinner) and the Gala Dinner.

Welcome Reception
Wednesday 18 May 2011 - 20:00-21:00

Venue: Mansour Eddahbi Hotel,
Fee: Free, registration required.

All registered delegates will attend the welcome reception at the Mansour Eddahbi Hotel (main conferenec hotel). During the reception, the guests will be entertained in an emblematic Moroccan fashion by a Folkloric Marrakchi Orchestra and show.

Moroccan Evening and FIG Foundation Dinner
Thursday 19 May 2011 - 20:00-22:30
Venue: Restaurant Palais des Jbilats

Fee: 90 EUR including transfer from and to the hotel
The Moroccan evening and the FIG Foundation Dinner will offer an excellent opportunity to get to know about the Moroccan culture, music and meal in a unique atmosphere. The ochre city will provide its guests with various and beautiful animations and a first class Moroccan dinner.
Commission Dinners
Friday 20 May 2011 - 19:00-22:30
Click picture for bigger format. Friday evening is reserved for Commission dinners and time on your own. Details of Commission dinners will be sent to Commission delegates.

Fee: On own expense.
More information: To be provided by Commissions.

Gala Dinner
Saturday 21 May 2011 - 20:00-24:00
Venue: Le Pacha
Fee: 120 EUR including transfer from and to the hotel, entertainment and dinner
Click picture for bigger format. The Gala Dinner will conclude the Working Week in grand style. It will offer the best that Marrakech and Morocco can offer both when it comes to cultural programme and to the meal.
The guests will be welcomed by men/women wearing traditional dresses for the dinner that contains rolls of eggplant confit caponnata statement parmesan, crushed anchovy vinaigrette and olive, fillet of sea bream baked, emulsion of potato kumquat confit, orange caramel, vacherin vanilla ice, fresh fruit salad with passion fruit juice, passion fruit sorbet and pomegranate syrup. During the dinner a wonderful spectacle of a thousand and one nights will be offered orchestrated by the famous dancer Scheherazade / reproduction of harem of belly dancers busy performing a choreographed oriental dance - beautiful - music & songs and dances.