Arts & Culture

The second edition of the national festival of theater

The second edition of the national festival of theater
The second edition of the national festival of theater in its Euro-Moroccan version The second edition of the national festival of theater in its Euro-Moroccan version was organized in Al Hoceima from 15 to 19 December, 2010. Theater troops from different European countries made of this year’s edition a successful one. Laaziz Ibrahimi, the director of the festival indicated in his presentation speech that this year’s edition of the national festival... 

The Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival

The Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival
The Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity, Burbank, California, is a non-profit, 501c(3) California charitable and educational organization that was founded in 1993. Some of its activities can be viewed on its web site at www.tazzla.org. In 2007, Tazzla Institute initiated a new project in keeping with its commitment to educate American audiences about the African Amazigh (Berber and Tuareg) culture, “The... 

Documentary Film: “Rif 1921, a Forgotten history”

Documentary Film: “Rif 1921, a Forgotten history”
"Rif, una historia olvidada" by Manuel Horrillo Maison des Cultures of Brussels invites you to the film “Rif, una historia olvidada” directed by Manuel Horrillo on Thursday, September 30 at 19:00h. “Rif, una historia olvidada” or ” Rif, a forgotten history” is a documentary film that traces the history of chemical warfare against the people of the Rif. At the beginning of the 20th century,  Spain... 

Fatoum concert in Melilla

Fatoum concert in Melilla
Fatoum in concert Celebrating Ramadan, the Muslims of Melilla have celebrated a cultural event last week. This event included Music, debates and other activities. Fatoum was one of the invited artists to enrich the program of this festival. Fatoum performed in la Plaza de las Cuatro Culturas on friday the 20th of August 2010. The concert attracted a crowd from all regions of Melilla including Rifians and Spanish residents. Her concert was much appreciated... 

6th Mediterranean Festival of Al Hoceima

6th Mediterranean Festival of Al Hoceima
Al Hoceima Festival 2010 The sixth Mediterranean Festival of Al Hoceima, organized by the Association Rif for Solidarity and Development (ARID), was held from 26 to 31 July, under the theme of “Peoples Communion, Dialogue of Cultures”. The announcement was made at a press briefing held on Saturday in Al Hoceima and dedicated to presenting the program of this cultural and artistic festival which has become a key event at the regional and... 

Twiza Festival celebrates its 6th edition

Twiza Festival celebrates its 6th edition
Twiza Festival of Tangier The Mediterranean Festival of Amazigh Culture in Tangier celebrates its sixth edition this year. It is an event, which, since its creation in 2005 by the Association of Touiza in Tangier, seeks to strengthen and enrich the cultural and artistic scene of this city. This cultural event organized by the Foundation of the Mediterranean Festival of Amazigh Culture in Tangier decided to adopt a new name for this festival, which... 

Tinariwen performs at 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Kick-off Concert

Tinariwen performs at 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Kick-off Concert
Tinariwen FIFA World Cup Kick-off Celebration Concert 2010 Tinariwen is a band from Mali who appeared at the 2010 Word Cup Opening Ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa. Performing on the night the band were given an impressive nine minute slot. Playing their blend of Mali Blues it is best to watch the video for yourself and make your own decision. Tinariwen represented North Africa and their home country of Mali by performing at the 2010 World... 

Thaghrast releases its first album

Thaghrast releases its first album
Thaghrast new album Thghrast is preparing to release its first album, which will be available in the markets in the coming weeks. This album is a fruit of two years of hard work by the band members who were supported by Maghreb Athaqafat, the association in charge of organizing Mawazine festival, to record their first album. The music of Thahrast is characterized by the richness of its musical styles ranging from the Rifian Traditional music to Gnawa... 

Toumast, an authentic Touareg band

Toumast, an authentic Touareg band
Toumast The Touaregs occupy a huge territory that stretches from central Sahara – southern Libya to southern Algeria – to the North of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. During the past decades, their society underwent transformations that deeply modified their pastoral and trading economy as well as their political life. At the beginning of the 1960’s, while the Touaregs expressed in vain their refusal to be attached to the states of Niger or Mali,... 

Tunisian youth explore Amazigh cultural heritage

Tunisian youth explore Amazigh cultural heritage
Mohamed el Hadef: "the Matmata-region cave dwellings, Tunisians still live in." Movie fans worldwide know the cave dwellings in southern Tunisia’s Matmata Mountains as the boyhood home of “Star Wars” hero Luke Skywalker, but this is not the usual tour group of film buffs. These young Tunisians are on a special trip to their ancestral homeland, as part of a national effort to protect Amazigh heritage from extinction. “Many... 
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