ALGIERS- The bones of a Stegodon, an extinct species of the family of elephants, dating back to three million years ago, found recently near Setif, were exhibited Wednesday in Algiers.
ALGIERS- More than 43 smugglers of archeological pieces and works of art have been brought to court during over the first half of 2018, in addition to 4427 cultural properties recovered, the Office of the Culture ministry said in a statement.

Algerian artists need support, sponsoring

Monday, 13 August 2018 14:04
GUELMA-“Algerian artists need support and sponsoring,” said Sunday Culture Minister, Azzedine Mihoubi at the opening of the 11th National Festival of Contemporary Music in Guelma.
GUELMA- More than 700,000 people attended the different festivals and cultural events nationwide since the beginning of summer 2018, said Sunday in Guelma Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi.
ALGIERS-A concert of music exploring the Algerian repertoire was hosted Thursday evening in Algiers by the group Freeklane and singer Hocine Lasnami under the launch of a new programme of musical shows organized at the initiative of the General Union of Algerian Workers (UGTA).
ALGIERS-Famous voices of the chaabi music genre hosted a concert including several classics at the Palace of rais (Bastion 23) Wednesday in Algiers.
AIN TEMOUCHENT (Algeria)- A large number of Algerian and foreign academics are expected to take part in the international conference on Syphax, to be held in Ain Temouchent (504-km west of Algiers) on September 22, the secretary general of the High Amazigh Commission (HCA), Si Hachemi Assad, said Monday.
PARIS-French film star of Algerian origin, Isabelle Adjani will play the role of Algerian woman “Les Soeurs” movie to be directed in October in Algeria, Le Parisien daily reported Thursday.
ORAN-The 11th Oran International Arab Film Festival (FIOFA) wrapped up on Tuesday evening, in the presence of Secretary General of the Culture Ministry, Ismail Oulebcir and figures of the Algerian and Arab cinema.
BATNA-The fourth music show of the 40th edition of the International Timgad Festival on Sunday wowed the public with a festive mosaic of Algerian music.