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This is one of the professions that appear on the occasion of Eid Al Adha Some people practice it all year through, but in these days knife sharpeners are not as popular as in the past. Reportage
A job with a special charm and reminding some people of the good old days as they say, when Ahmed has been practicing this work for almost 20 years, he learned it from a relative and passed it on to his sons and grandsons.
] Meet in the souk of Médiouna in the Casablanca region, says this man of a respectable age appreciates what he achieves and prides himself on doing it out of love
"I have been doing this work for many years. my own customers who come together a lot, especially on the occasion of Eid Al Adha, and given the great wealth, I am helped by my sons and even my grandchildren who have learned the trade and teach it to their children, "says Ahmed.
To cut a knife, you have to pay five (5) dirhams, but nowadays many people do it themselves, at home
"The job has no future." With the overmodernisation and invasion of Chinese tools, people turn But we continue to appreciate it, it is something that is part of our heritage, "said Younes, Ahmed's student and grandson who helps his grandfather in approaching Eid.
by Adil Gadrouz