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Tunisia submits « Beauty and the Dogs » for 2019 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

Kaouther Ben Hania’s feature film “Beauty and the Dogs” will represent Tunisia in the 2019 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, announced the National Film and Moving Image Centre (CNCI). Under the aegis of the CNCI, the committee that met on Sunday, September 16 has selected this film which ...

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Euro-Med forum Thursday in Otranto castle

A workshop will be held  on Thursday in the Aragonese castle of Otranto entitled ‘Reinventing the Mediterranean: dialogue, challenges, and opportunities’. The workshop is part of the 10th edition of the Journalists of the Mediterranean Festival. Organizers say that participants include the ambassador of Morocco, Hassan Abouyoub, of Tunisia, Moez ...

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“Voices of Semmama” troupe in Belgian international festival “The Unexpected”

The troupe “Voices of Semmama”  takes part in the Belgian capital, Brussels in the festival “the unexpected” with the participation of the 87-year old ambassador of the Semmama Shepherds “Khalti Mbarka”. The Belgian international festival “the unexpected” (August 31- September 2) provided the occasion for the troupe  “Voices of Semmama” ...

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‘Interference’ to light up Tunis’s Medina 6-9/9

The Medina, the ancient heart of the Tunisian capital, will be filled with lights and colors September 6-9 for the second edition of ‘Interference’, International Light Art Project. The aim is to make these places, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, a work of art and an ideal ...

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Pinna –APDPE association celebrates India’s Independence Day by creating pathways for intercultural dialogue

Independence Day is an annual observance celebrated every year on 15th of August. India’s Independence Day is a day of great significance for the people of India. This year in 2018, India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day to pay tribute and remember all the freedom fighters who had contributed a ...

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International Kelibia Amateur Film Festival : Screening of the Parrot 

Directors Darin J. Sallam and Amjad Al-Rasheed’s short film The Parrot will be screend as part of the 33rd International Kelibia Amateur Film Festival (FIFAK) in Tunisia held from 12 to 18 August. The screening will take place at the Open Air Theater on Tuesday, 14 August at 10:00 pm, as part of an honorary tribute to Palestine. ...

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Tunisia: Roman amphitheater ‘Cillium’ reopens in Kasserine

The Roman amphitheater ‘Cilium’ in Kasserine officially reopened with a concert of Lebanese committed Marcel Khalifa, after restoration. Culture Minister Mohamed Zine El Abidine said that “the inauguration of this new amphitheater is an historic moment for the city of Kasserine, which has become over the last few years synonymous ...

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A Festival of North African Contemporary Art During an Age of Anxiety

The 5th edition of Jaou Tunis at the Kamel Lazaar Foundation brings together the works of various North African artists in a beautiful and oftentimes political display. Exhausted by sad political literalism, I passed into Tunisia for the 5th edition of Lina Lazaar’s Jaou Tunis contemporary art festival feeling jinxed, as jingoist Donald ...

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Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio triumphs in Tunisia Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio triumphs in Tunisia

The Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio met with resounding applause on Thursday at the Roman amphitheatre in the Tunisian town of El Jem. The concert was held as part of the 33rd edition of the Festival International de Musique Symphonique d’El Jem. The multi-ethnic orchestra is the largest of its kind ...

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