ALGIERS- Algerian actor, scriptwriter and film director Mahmoud Zemmouri died Satruday in a hospital in Paris, France, the president of Lumieres Association, Amar Rabia told APS.
BRUSSELS- A Belgian-Algerian cultural week kicked off Friday in the commune of Saint-Josse-ten-Noode in Brussels, to mark to the 63rd anniversary of the outbreak of the National Liberation War (1 November 1954).
 ALGIERS-An international colloquium on the life and work of the Algerian writer, anthropologist and linguist Mouloud Mammeri opened Friday in Algiers in the presence of 30 more than 30 Algerian and foreign researchers.
 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.