Friday , April 28 2017

Tag Archives: Amazigh Music

Video: Hundreds Rally In Rabat During The Annual Tawada March

Tawada

Hundreds of Amazigh activists marched through the streets of Rabat, capital of Morocco on Sunday, April 24 during the annual Tawada March to protest against marginalization and social injustice. This year’s theme is primarily around the Rif protests and the death of a 3-year-old girl, Idya due to lack of medical care.  

Read More »

Tinariwen To Perform At The Royale Boston

Tinariwen

Tinariwen, a Grammy-winning band of nomadic Tuaregs from the Sahara Desert in northern Mali, brings a rebellious sensibility to entrancing desert blues. A sensational live act, they electrify traditional Tuareg melodies with edgy blues, rock, pop, Berber, and Arabic influences, producing a gritty, hypnotic sound. LA’s contagious Dengue Fever will open with its trademark blend of vintage Cambodian pop and …

Read More »

Press Release | Imouhagh Accuses Haftar’s Forces Of War Crimes Against Tuareg In Libya

Libya

T he International Organization for Justice and Transparency (IMO) has accused so-called Libyan Arab Army of General Khalifa Haftar and its affiliated militias of being directly involved in massive human rights violations amounting to war crimes against Tuareg civilians in Ganfouda in the west of Benghazi in Libya. A few days ago, the National Commission for Human Rights in Libya …

Read More »

Commemorating the 55th Anniversary of Mouloud Feraoun’s Assassination

Mouloud Feraoun

Mouloud Feraoun (1913–1962). A prominent Amazigh writer from Kabyle whose real name is Aït Chaabane Mouloud Feraoun. Born on March 8th, 1913 in Tizi Hibel in Greater Kabylia. Although he was born to a poor peasant family, he managed to get through the French school system and to earn a diploma at the Bouzaréah School (Teacher’s College) in Algiers. After …

Read More »

Amazigh Music Icon In Rif Rachid Nadori Has Died

Rachid Nadori

Nador (AWN) | It is with great sadness that we learn the loss of another icon of the Amazigh music in Rif, Rachid Nadori reportedly after suddenly falling ill in his home town in Nador. It’s indeed a huge loss for the Amazigh music community, not too mention a huge loss to the Amazigh culture as well. Our thoughts and prayers are with Nadori’s family, friends and …

Read More »

2017 Twiza Workcamp Application Form

Twiza Workcamp 2017 is a series workshops days organized by ‘Tourab collectifs’ dedicated to the restoration of old Amazigh houses and sites in Tolga district in Biskra province, Algeria. The workshop aims at bringing together young people from all over the country to introduce them to the use of local materials in construction while preserving old heritage. Participants will be able to choose from …

Read More »

Statue of Ibn Battuta Unveiled in Quanzhou Museum In China

Ibn Battuta

By Zouhir Az, A bronze-made sculpture of Ibn Battuta —known as the greatest Amazigh Traveller, geographer and botanist of premodern times— has been unveiled and inaugurated in Quanzhou Museum of Contemporary Art located in Fujian Province in China, to pay tribute to his everlasting impact on China’s history. Ibn Battuta started on his travels from his hometown Tangier when he was …

Read More »

International Women’s Day: Honoring Amazigh Women

Amazigh woman

International Women’s Day is an annual celebration of the respect, honor and appreciation towards women across the world. In recent years, the annual event has gained decent recognition, giving a chance to celebrate achievements in the women’s movement and to inspire further progress through both local and international action. On this occasion, the Amazigh World News team would like to take this opportunity …

Read More »