ALGIERS – Italian singer Elena Ledda performed Tuesday evening in Algiers traditional songs from Sardinia Island, west of Italy. The Italian singer gave the concert, in front of a small audience, came to enjoy pieces of Italian heritage, rich in Mediterranean rhythms and melodies, close to the Algerian musical heritage.
ILLIZI- The minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi said Sunday, in Illizi, that film studios will soon be created in the South of the country in order to promote the Algerian cinema.
AGADIR - "Zeus", a movie on the life and the political career of the Portuguese president Manuel Texeira Gomès (1862-1941), died in exile in Béjaia, received the Grand Prize of the 14th International Festival "Cinema and migrations" which wrapped up Saturday in Agadir (south of Morocco), local press reported.
ALGIERS- The Regional Theatre of Mascara will represent Algeria avec "Carte Postale" play (Postcard) at the 24th Jordan Theatre Festival in Amman from 13 to 21 November, announced the organizers.
DUBAI- Algerian feature films “Les bienheureux” (The Blessed) by Sofia Djama and "Jusqu'à la fin des temps" (Till the End of Time) by Yasmine Chouikh will take part in the official competition of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival, scheduled from 6 to 13 December in the United Arab Emirates, said the event’s organizers.

Painter Choukri Mesli passes away at 86

Monday, 13 November 2017 16:39
ALGIERS- Painter Choukri Mesli, one of the founders of modern painting in Algeria, died Monday in a hospital in Paris at the age of 86, said the Ministry of Culture.
BECHAR (Algeria)- Minister of Culture Azzeddine Mihoubi said Sunday the "State is the guarantor for the protection and preservation of the country's tangible and intangible heritage."
TUNIS- Algerian director Karim Moussaoui's feature film "En attendant les hirondelles" (Waiting for swallows) won the "Best Editing Award" at the 28th Carthage Film Festival (Jcc), the Tunisian press agency reported on Sunday.
ALGIERS- The Mask of Gorgon, a rare archaeological piece, is being temporarily exhibited at the National Museum of Antiquities, pending the construction of a new museum in Annaba (600-km east of Algiers), where he will be transferred, said Thursday in Algiers Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi.
ALGIERS – The 22nd International Book Fair of Algiers wrapped up Sunday in the Exhibition Centre in Algiers.