ALGIERS- A concert of diwan music revisited with rock and blues influences was given Friday night in Algiers by the Algerian diwan diva Hasna El Becharia accompanied by her female band and a section of modern instruments.
ALGIERS- Algerian professional storyteller and author Mahi Seddik will take part in the 3rd International Story Festival of Larache, near Tangier (North of Morocco), scheduled from 23 to 26 February, said the event’s organizers.
BATNA- The play “Yema n Dzaïr” (My mother Algeria) by the cultural association Ithrène Takerdousset from Bouira won the prize for the best show of the 11th National Amazigh Theatre Festival, which wrapped up Tuesday evening at the regional theatre of Batna.
ALGIERS- Algeria will be taking part in the 13th Session of Intergovernmental Committee of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, scheduled for February 11 to 14 in Paris, according to the Secretary State for Culture.
TEBESSA- Minister of Culture, Malika Bendouda, instructed Sunday in Tébessa officials of the National Center for Research in Archaeology (CNRA) to declare the municipality of Negrine (south of Tébessa) as an "archaeological zone authorized for excavations."
ALGIERS- Algerian short films “I’ll Tell Everything to God” and “Curse within Shadows” were selected to compete in the 3rd International Festival of Human Rights Films, “Erato,” to be held from 21 to 25 March in the Libyan capital Tripoli, announced the event’s organizers.