ALGIERS-Chairman of the High Council of the Arabic Language (HCLA) Belaid Salah received Monday in Paris the Award of the Arab League Language, Education, Culture and Science Organization (Alesco), announced the Council in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika decorated Sunday evening Egyptian artist Mohamed Fawzi, composer of Algeria’s national anthem (Kassaman), with the medal of the order of national merit (category of Ahid), in recognition of his support for the liberation revolution.
ALGIERS-An international meeting on the promotion of cultural heritage through media and the media treatment of heritage-related issues takes place Tuesday in Algiers.
ALGIERS- Higher National Institute of Music has been named Sunday after Egyptian composer of Algeria's national anthem (Kassaman) Mohamed Fawzi.
TUNIS (Tunisia)- Bahidja, Ziani Cherif Ayad's play, has won the best theatre script award at 19th Carthage Theatre Festival, which wrapped up Saturday in Tunis, local media reported.

State to continue supporting film production

Saturday, 16 December 2017 19:39
ALGIERS- The State will continue financing film production and encouraging private sponsoring for the organization of festivals, said Saturday, in Algiers, Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi.

Algerian Film Week kicks off in Lille

Saturday, 16 December 2017 10:15
PARIS- The 14th edition of the Algerian Film Week kicked off in Lille (north of France) with a tribute to the late Algerian composer and singer Cheikh El Hasnaoui, who died in 2002 at the age of 92 in Saint-Pierre (Reunion Island) where he was living.
DUBAI- The first feature film "Les bienheureux" (The Blessed) by Algerian filmmaker Sofia Djama won the best director award at the 14th Dubai International Film Festival, said the local press.
ANNABA- The “Kechrouda” play, of the Souk Ahras regional theater (TRSA) enthralled the audience at the opening of Annaba’s regional theatre days.
SOTCHI (Russia)- Feature-length documentary "Hizam," the latest production of Algerian Hamid Benamra, is competing in the second international film festival of Sochi (south of Russia) that opened Monday, organizers said.