TLEMCEN (Algeria)- The speakers in an national conference on Mouloud Maameri and his contribution during the national liberation war (1954-1962) stressed Saturday, in Tlemcen (540-km west of Algiers), the talents of the seasoned writer and researcher in fighting French colonization and his actions to preserve national unity and Tamazight language.
ALGIERS- Three Algerian movies have been selected to compete at the fourth African Film Festival "Africlap," to be held in the French city of Toulouse from August 30 to September 3, the event's organizers said.
ALGIERS- The fiction feature film "Good luck Algeria" from director Farid Bentoumi was selected to officially compete in the 20th African Film Festival of Khouribga in Morocco, scheduled from 9 to 16 September, said organizers.
ALGIERS- Over DZD874 million will be paid to authors, through an operation of the National Office of Copyrights (ONDA), said Saturday in Algiers, the Office general manager.
ALGIERS - A tribute to late artist Amar Ezzahi will be hosted by singer Kamel Aziz in December, 3rd at the Arab World Institute (IMA) in Paris, the organizers announced.
AMMAN- Algerian lute virtuoso, Faisal Salhi, enchanted the Jordanian audience on Wednesday with a music mixing the Arab-Andalusian rhythm and jazz during the Amman evenings organized at the Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts.
ORAN - Algerian Karim Moussaoui's movie "En attendant les hirondelles" (Waiting for the Swallows) won the "Wihr d'or" (Golden Wihr), the grand prize of the Arab Film Festival of Oran, which 10th edition ended on Monday evening at a ceremony held at Hasni-Chakroune Theater in Oran.
ORAN- Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi paid tribute to late artist Houari Aouinet who was buried Saturday afternoon at Ain Beida cemetery, insisting on the man’s modesty and simplicity.
ORAN- Algerian singer Houari Aouinet died Friday evening in Oran at the age of 70 following a lengthy illness.
ALGIERS- An exhibition of archaeological pieces discovered during the excavations at Martyr Square, and retracing two millennia of the history of Algiers city is open to the public until October 30 at the National Museum of Antiquities in Algiers.