ALGIERS- Algerian novelists Mohamed Lamine Benrabie and Belkacem Merzouchen won Tuesday Tahar Ouettar Award for Arabic Novel.
ALGIERS- Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi announced Saturday, in Algiers, the organization of an international conference on the Casbah of Algiers under the aegis of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in the beginning of February 2018.
ALGIERS- "Mystical Blue", a painting exhibition by visual artist Karim Meziani inaugurated Friday in Algiers, features a series of monochrome canvases dominated by a brilliant blue, fruit of a long research.
ALGIERS-Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia on Wednesday called to encourage export and distribution of Algerian books abroad to promote Algeria's image, and affirmed that the state made efforts in this field.

PM opens International Book Fair of Algiers

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 17:40
ALGIERS- Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has inaugurated, Wednesday afternoon, the 22nd International Book Fair of Algiers (SILA 2017) at the Exhibition Centre in Algiers.
ALGIERS-South Africa's Deputy Minister for Culture and Arts Maggie Sotyu on Tuesday said that Algeria would be the guest of honour of the "African month" scheduled for March 2018 in South Africa.
SETIF- The knight of Setif’s music was given to the young Abdallah Maouni Monday in the closing evening of the 10th edition of the Local Cultural Festival of Setif’s music held at the Houari Boumedienne cultural centre from 17 to 23 October.
CONSTANTINE (Algeria)- "Ghourour essarsour" (The Pride of the Cicada), a play co-produced by the Regional Theatre of Constantine and the cultural cooperative El Massil, will compete in the fourth International Festival of the Spontaneous Arts and Child's Theatre to be held on November 5 in Aswan, Egypt, the cooperative's chairman Salah-Eddine Torki said Monday.
TLEMCEN- The tenth national festival of Hawzi music will be organized in Tlemcen from 31 October to 5 November with the participation of 14 music associations, said organizers on Sunday.
ALGIERS- The play "Prova", a black comedy with harsh accents that denounce social anarchy and the distress of youth, was rehearsed Saturday evening in Algiers at the Mahieddine-Bachtarzi Theatre, in front of a large audience.