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Tag Archives: Amazigh Music

An Introduction To The Lgendary Amazigh Band Known As Izenzaren

Izenzaren

  By Mustapha Akhoullou, January 30, 2018 New Jersey, USA   “Without music, life would be a mistake.” Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols Amazigh people (Berbers according to Romans) are the aboriginals of North Africa from The Siwa Oasis in Egypt to the Atlantic Ocean including Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, and Niger. Despite all the different attempts …

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In Loving Memory of Mouloud Mammeri, Father of Tamazight

Mouloud Mammeri

29 years ago, Imazighen lost Mouloud Mammeri: a writer, a playwright, a researcher, an anthropologist, a thinker, … a father! Like Ulysses, all his life was a kind of journey which took him back after long detours to his native land after a time consuming search to reconciliate his spiritual affiliation with his people. He made peace with himself but …

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Americans Singing Amazigh Song

Fattah

Message from the lead singer: ‘This is a clip from Yesterday’s concert. Performing Tabla, Izenzaren song. Thank you all for supporting this group of students who put in time and energy to learn Tamazight music. They honored and valued Tamazight heritage and Imazighen in general. These are not professional musicians, they all have their jobs and careers. They put that …

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Diva Nouara To Perform In Montreal This Weekend

Nouara

The North African Amazigh Cultural Festival of Montreal is honored to host ‘Nouara’ the Diva of the Kabyle music in Algeria for a unique performance accompanied by the Maestro Salem Kerrouche and its orchestra. The event will take place on Saturday, September 30th at ‘Salle Jacques-Maurice, Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf’ in Montreal, Canada. For tickets and more information please visit www.tamazgharadio.ca

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Register Here – Amazigh Film Festival

Amazigh

We invite you to join us for the north African Amazigh film festival, which will be held at the Cohen auditorium-Tufts University in Boston on September 23th, 2017. This free event of films, discussion and live Amazigh music celebrates the diverse and insightful perspectives of the indigenous communities of North Africa which extend from the Oasis of Siwa in Egypt to …

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Video: Traditional Ahidous Transformed Into Symphony

Ahidous

Ahidous is a traditional dance performed by the Amazigh tribes of the Middle Atlas and High Atlas of Morocco in which men and women, side by side, form flexible and rolling round, accompanied by singing (Amazigh izli, izlan/Poetry) punctuated by the bendir (drum).

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