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Most Amazigh embraced Islam quickly, though their non-Arab ethnic and linguistic distinction has resisted the Arab-Islamic influence.

Newsstands and bookstores in all the major cities are filled with new Berber publications that provide articles and essays about the Amazigh culture and art.

In 1994, the state-owned TV station RTM (now TVM) started broadcasting a daily, 10-minute-long news bulletin in the 3 Berber dialects.

For special occasions, men also wear a red cap called a bernousse, more commonly referred to as a Fez. Nearly all men, and most women, wear balgha (بلغه) —- soft leather slippers with no heel, often dyed yellow.

Women also wear high-heeled sandals, often with silver or gold tinsel.

The distinction between a djellaba and a kaftan is the hood on the djellaba, while a kaftan does not.

Most women’s djellabas are brightly colored and have ornate patterns, stitching, or beading, while men's djellabas are usually plainer and colored neutrally. In 1952 Orson Welles chose Essaouira as the setting for several scenes in his adaptation of Shakespeare's "Othello", which had won the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film at that year's Cannes Film Festival. Morocco has many beautiful gardens, including the Majorelle Garden in Marrakech and the botanical garden in Rabat.The most common spoken languages of Morocco are Tamazight and Moroccan Arabic.Linguistically, Amazigh belongs to the Afro-Asiatic group, and has many variants.Thus, Moroccan interiors are often very lavish in decoration and craft.Consistent with most Islamic architecture, dars are based around small open-air patios, surrounded by very tall thick walls, to block direct light and minimize heat.It opened in 2010, and broadcasts for over 13 hours a day, with an extended broadcast on called djellaba; a long, loose, hooded garment with full sleeves.Classical Arabic and Tamazight are official language of Morocco.Classical Arabic rather than a mother tongue, and is used in a limited and formal socio-economic and cultural range of activities (like newspapers and official documents), in competition with French.For example, there are groups called Charkawa and Arbawa who settled in Morocco from Arabia.The Charkawa claimed to be descended from Umar ibn Al-Khattab, the second caliph of Islam.

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