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Microsoft-owned SwiftKey Officially Debuts Tamazight


Another day, another new chapter in the inclusion of Tamazight language in modern technology. SwiftKey, the company behind Android’s most popular keyboard— Microsoft’s $250 million acquisition—has announced the implementation of Tifinagh script into its latest beta release of SwiftKey. The company also announced that the platform will rely on Amazigh scholar’s feedback to improve the technology for Tifinagh to incorporate it in a more ... Read More »

Celebrate the Amazigh New Year in Boston

By Zouhir Az, Nov 29, 2016  Following a successful event last year, The Amazigh Cultural Network in America in collaboration with Boston Amazigh Community are organizing another annual  celebration for the Amazigh new year ‘Yennayer’, — marks the first day of the agrarian calendar year used since ancient times by Amazigh people throughout North Africa — on Saturday, January 14, in ... Read More »

Amazigh Language Classes Officially Launched in Granada, Spain

Amazigh classes

According to project managers, the aim of the project is to develop a close approach the Amazigh language and culture to people of Grenadine with workshops in schools and many other public institutions. All the classes are taught by Fatima Agnaou of the Royal institute of the Amazigh culture of Morocco, IRCAM, classes are being developed in four secondary schools of Granada, the ies ... Read More »

Tinariwen Announced Their New Album, ‘ELWAN’


Tinariwen have announced their new album ‘ELWAN (The Elephants)’. Due out early next year, The album was recorded partially in the desert of California’s Joshua Tree National Park and M’Hamid El Ghizlane oasis in southern Morocco. The follow-up to their 2014 album ‘Emmaar’ comes out on February 10th 2017 via Anti-. and it features guest appearances by Kurt Vile, Matt Sweeny, Mark Lanegan, ... Read More »

The Amazigh Film Festival Celebrates its 8th Edition in Boston

Amazigh Film Festival

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming eighth annual presentation of the AMAZIGH FILM FESTIVAL, a project of the Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity. Our mission, since the day of its inception in 2008, has been to showcase indigenous North African Amazigh films, actors, directors, producers, and artists in the United States. The AMAZIGH FILM FESTIVAL was officially trademarked in ... Read More »

Call for Entries Open for Boston Amazigh Film Festival

Amazigh Film

If you are an Amazigh filmmaker, or made a film with Amazigh Content, please submit your film or documentary !!! The Amazigh Film Festival which will be held in the city of Boston, Massachusetts on September 24th is now accepting entries. Film makers may submit entries in multiple categories before August 15th, 2016.  Accepted entries will be shown at the Film Festival during the event. ... Read More »

Facebook Officially Launches Amazigh Language Version


Facebook, the leading social networking website, has officially launched its first Amazigh language version. Announcing this week a facility for its users to access the site in Amazigh language using Tifinagh alphabet on both desktop and mobile devices. With this, Amazigh Facebook users can fully access the site in Tifinagh alphabet however some feature will be rolled out in phases over the next few months. Facebook ... Read More »