It is common for food to be eaten with your hand from a communual tagine or dish. All persons should dress 'modestly', this is especially true of female visitors. However, in general you will probably observe that many women dress and behave very conservatively and reserved and may just be 'hovering in the background'. You may therefore be offered a bowl to wash your hands in before eating. The usual verbal greeting would be "Salam oo-alley koom" or just "Salam" and in most cases a handshake.
Willow. Age: 22.
In this case, it is appropriate to acknowledge them but they may become uncomfortable if you attempt to engage them in too direct or open a manner.
Kali. Age: 22.
In this case, it is appropriate to acknowledge them but they may become uncomfortable if you attempt to engage them in too direct or open a manner. Festivals and Holidays Morocco is a predominantly Muslim nation. The main thing is that you behave respectfully and in a friendly way. Also, avoid using plastic bags by bringing your own cloth bag for shopping. In some situations it will be appropriate for women to cover their head and hair with a scarf. With whirling dervishes, chanters, and mystics this festival provides a unique look into the culture and customs of Morocco.