ALGIERS-The "Miriam Makeba Prize for artistic creativity," named after South-African ethno-jazz singer who took part in the first Pan African Festival in 1969, has been established to award African creators in various arts, announced Thursday Culture Minister Azzedine Mihoubi, on the sidelines of the African Creators Forum which wraps up Friday in Algiers.
ALGIERS- Two agreements on protection and promotion of copyrights and artistic cooperation in Africa will be signed Friday, in Algiers, on the sidelines of the African Creators Forum, said Thursday the director general of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), Gadi Chai Oron.

Ikbal photo exhibiton in Paris

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 08:53
PARIS-The photo exhibition Ikbal (Arrivals), which focuses on various aspects of the daily life of Algerians, was inaugurated Tuesday evening at Cité internationale des arts, in the presence of a large number of visitors.
VENICE (Italy) – Algerian director Sofia Djama's feature film "Les Bienheureux" (The Blessed) was awarded the "Best Actress Prize" at the 74th Venice International Film Festival (Italy), which wrapped up on Sunday, local media reported.
MOSCOW-Two Algerian movies, namely "Kindil El Bahr" and "Koceila," have attracted audience at Kazan Muslim film festival in Russia (5-11 September), in which 60 feature films are screened in competition and out of competition, in addition to thousands of amateur movies.
ALGIERS- An oriental music concert in tribute to Lebanese Diva Fairuz has been organized Saturday at the Algiers Boualem-Bessaih Opera.

Storyteller Mahi Seddik to perform in London

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 17:42
ALGIERS-Algerian professional storyteller and author Mahi Seddik is on the agenda of the Algerian cultural days to take place on 20-24 September in London, organizers announced.

"Kindil El Bahr" at Quebec City Film Festival

Friday, 01 September 2017 18:28
ALGIERS- The short film "Kindil El Bahr" (Medusa, the Jellyfish) by the Algerian-French filmmaker Damien Ounouri will be screened at the 7th Quebec City Film Festival in Canada, to be held from 12 to 23 September.
BUENOS AIRES – Algeria will be the guest of honour of the 7th LatinArab International Film Festival, to be held from 4th to 13th September 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, said the organizers.
SAIDIA (Morocco)- The feature film "Chronique de mon village" (Chronicle from my village) by Algerian director Karim Traidia received the jury prize of the 3rd "Cinema without borders" Festival which wrapped up last Saturday.