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ADIOS CARMEN selected in Dubai Film Festival

ADIOS CARMEN selected in Dubai Film Festival
  ADIOS CARMEN by Mohamed Amin Benamraoui The Rifian prominent film ADIOS CARMEN by Mohamed Amin Benamraoui, has been selected to participate in Dubai Film Festival that is going to take place from the 6th to 14th of December 2013. The film has been produced by Taziri Production. The music of the film has been composed by Khalid Izri.       SYNOPSIS 1975. Ten-year-old Amar lives in a village in northern Morocco with his violent... 

Amazigh-Andalus concert by Imetlaa and Nl Mundo

Amazigh-Andalus concert by Imetlaa and Nl Mundo
  Imetlaa, the Rifian prominent band currently residing in the Netherlands in cooperation with Nl Mundo, a Spanish flaminco band is going to give a live concert under the theme “Amazigh-Andalus music” in Theater Mohamed V, Rabat on the 26th of October, 2013 at 20:00. This concert is organized by IRCAM, the Royal institute for for Amazigh culture. During this event, IRCAM will announce the wining Amazigh album for this year. Other... 

International festival of Amazigh music & others

International festival of Amazigh music & others
  The international festival of Amazigh music and others is an initiative started by Berber TV. This first edition aims to bring artists from different parts of north Africa, such as the Rif, Kabylia, Libya, Atlas mountains and other regions for the hope to open the borders among them as they have been separated for centuries. Khalid Izri along with the pioneer of Amazigh music Idir and Dania ben Sassi from Libya  and other artists are going... 

Thidrin new album “Rhenni” released

Thidrin new album “Rhenni” released
  Thidrin has just released its new album Rhenni which will be available in the market very soon. This new album is composed of twelve hits that deal with different topics ranging  from love, freedom, politics and others. The album title is inspired from henna “Rhenni“. Historically, henna was used for cosmetic purposes in north Africa by the Amazigh women when celebrating traditions such as marriage. The weeding party used to be... 

Fatoum releases her new album TARAWIN

Fatoum releases her new album TARAWIN
  Fatoum has just released her new album TARAWIN, which is the fruit of many years of experience in the field of music. The name of the album, TARAWIN, has been chosen very carefully. TARAWIN means sources of water. Fatoum takes us back in time when we used to go to the sources of water to get our bottles filled with water for home utilities. Girls used to sing IZRAN around the sources of water, and Fatoum was one of them. The resonance of... 

SOLEI-MAN, a film by Mohamed El Badaoui

SOLEI-MAN, a film by Mohamed El Badaoui
SOLEI-MAN, a film by Mohamed El Badaoui Soleiman is a fisherman in an isolated island in northern Morocco (Al Hoceima). He lives with his wife, Aisha, and his son, Ismael who is sick with cancer.  Soleiman and Aicha are in love and form a happy family… until one day Eva appears, and is captivated by Soleiman. Overtaken by jealousy  Eric puts an end to their romantic vacations, leaving Eva behind and taking with him her passport and the rest... 

Idir new album «Adrar Inu» available in Jan, 2013

Idir new album «Adrar Inu» available in Jan, 2013
Idir – Adrar Inu Idir, the pioneer of the Amazigh music and the messenger of the Amazigh culture to the world is going to release his new album “Adrar Inu” in January, 2013, which coincidences with the Amazigh New Year 2963. “Adrar inu” is a tribute to the home land of the artist which continues to resonate in his memory even after 4 decades in exile. Idir’s discography is rich and varied, and for sure this new album will add more... 

Imetlaa collaborates with the divas of North Africa

Imetlaa collaborates with the divas of North Africa
Imetlaa new project: Musical collaboration with the divas of north African music In the recent past Imetlaa has achieved a progressive success in various genres which came as a result of joint work with various bands. They have tackled the issue of Amazigh-Andalous music where they have dealt mainly with historical, cultural and musical similarities between Izran the songs of Rif and Flamenco of Spain. Imetlaa had also worked on a second project called... 

Twiza Festival unveils its 8th Edition

Twiza Festival unveils its 8th Edition
Festival Twiza 2012 Twiza festival foundation announces the program of the 8th edition of the festival. Twiza Festival is an annual event organized in Tangier for 8 years now. This year’s edition is characterized by the richness of the menu of the artists that are going to perform live concerts in Tangier starting from the 12th to the 15th of July, 2012. The program spotlights Tinariwen, Ithran, Milouda, Ifsan, Dania Ben Sassi and other artists.     For... 

Rifana, a new breath for the Rifian Music

Rifana, a new breath for the Rifian Music
Rifana - Texsegh Cem After several years of hard work in the dark, RIFANA has finally decided to take the initiative to come into the light with a new album that is full of the Rifian spirit. The choice of every single word in each song and the rhythms of the album “Texsegh cem”  have been wisely chosen by the artist; if that has something to tell it is the dedication of RIFANA for serving the Rifian culture. Rifana is the artistic name that... 
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