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Khalid Izri concert in Molenbeek

Khalid Izri concert in Molenbeek
Khalid Izri concert in Molenbeek Khalid Izri is going to perform in Molenbeek on the 22th of June, 2012. This concert is programed in «La fête de la musique» which is an annual festival organized from 21st to the 24th of June at La Maison de la Culture de Molenbeek Saint-Jean. Khalid Izri continues to vibrate in squares and theaters with his melodies that are healing the souls. Through his music the artist denounces injustice, claims the rights... 

Twiza talens, a competition to discover young talents

Twiza talens, a competition to discover young talents
Twiza talens, a competition to discover young talents Twiza Talents is an initiative launched by the Mediterranean festival of the Amazigh culture foundation in Tangier.  For this first year, the competition is going to concentrate on the northern part of Morocco or the Grand Rif for the hope to make it a national and why not a North African competition for all the young Amazigh artists in Tamazgha. The competition is designed to discover young bands... 

Thifswin organizes the 4th Nekor Festival

Thifswin organizes the 4th Nekor Festival
Nekor Festival 2012 Thifswin Association for Amazigh Theater in Al Hoceima announces the organization of the fourth Edition of Nekor Mediterranean Festival for Theater in Al Hoceima from the 07 to 13 May, 2012. This new edition of the festival, which is directed by Said Abernous, is characterized by its international scale. Artists from different continents, countries and cultures surrounding the mediterranean sea are invited to express their diversity... 

MVTKS celebrates its 20th anniversary

MVTKS celebrates its 20th anniversary
MVTKS celebrates its 20th anniversary MVTKS (Moroccan Association for Tamazight Culture and Social) celebrates its 20th anniversary on the 28th of April, 2012 in Frankfurt. The association was founded in 1992, and since then, it carried the burden of promoting the Amazigh culture & language in Germany. Several Amazigh stars are invited to celebrates two decades of hard work for a culture that has been marginalized even in its home land. Ithran,... 

Fatoum in concert in Brussels

Fatoum in concert in Brussels
Fetoum in concert in Brussels (Daarkom Festival) Fatoum is going to perform in Brussels in March 30th, 2012. The performance is programmed in Darkoom Festival, which is an annual event organized by the  Moroccan and Flemish mission of culture in Brussels. Fatoum is a devoted artist that performs her culture of origin in different colors of music. The artist was born in the Rifian mountains (northern part of Morocco) then moved at early age to Brussels... 

Sammar wins 2012 best handicraftsman Award

Sammar wins 2012 best handicraftsman Award
Halim Sammar on the right with his father A young Amazigh talented handicraftsman from the Rif, Halim Sammar, wins the 2012 award of the second edition of the Moroccan best handicraftsman. This competition was organized by the ministry of Handicrafts and took place in Marrakech. The event was broadcasted on the Moroccan second TV Channel (2M). Halim Sammar is a master of the wood. He won the competition for his creativity on transforming the wood... 

World Music Grammy 2012 goes to Tinariwen

World Music Grammy 2012 goes to Tinariwen
Tinariwen wins Grammy Award 2012 Congratulations to the fabulous Amazigh North African blues band Tinariwen on winning this year’s Grammy award for Best World Music Album. Tuareg desert rockers Tinariwen have won the new best world music album award for “Tassili” at the Grammys. Tinariwen, based in Mali, won one of the newly-combined categories at Sunday’s Grammy’s. The world music category had been previously been divided... 

Khalid Izri to perform in the United States

Khalid Izri to perform in the United States
Khalid Izri concets in the Unites States of America, April 2012 After having successfully promoted the Rifian music in Europe, Khalid Izri, for the first time in the career of the artist, is going to cross the Atlantic sea towards the United Stated in April 2012 to perform two concerts in Los Angeles and New York. The concerts of Los Angeles are programmed in the fourth edition of the Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival on the 21st and 22th of April,... 

Cherif Kheddam, the master of kabyle music passes away

Cherif Kheddam, the master of kabyle music passes away
Cherif Kheddam (1927-2012) We learned with great sorrow the passing of the kabylian composer and poet Cherif Kheddam, this Monday, January 23, 2012. Cherif KHEDDAM passed away at the age of 85 years in Paris following a long illness. Agraw.com expresses its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and fans of the last great master of the Kabyle song. Known to be the champion of Kabyle music of exile, the late Kheddam arrived in 1947 in France.On... 

Rouicha has passed away

Rouicha has passed away
Mohamed Rouicha (1950 -2012) The Amazigh famous star from the Atlas Mountains Mohamed Rouicha has passed away at the age of 60 in Khenifra after sufering from a long term illness. The artist has contributed by his original melodies and poems played on Lotar in enriching the Amazigh music library. This traditional instrument has crossed its local borders to be become a world known instrument thanks Mohamed Rouicha. From a simple amateur, Rouicha has... 
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