EU project to renovate Carthage Museum

The museum, situated on the Byrsa hill in Carthage, is one of the country’s most important museums after the Bardo. The European Union will contribute to a modernisation project at the Carthage National Museum as part of the programme “Tunisie Notre Destination”, which aims to diversify Tunisia’s tourist offerings, said Valdimir Rojanski, member of the EU Cooperation delegation in Tunisia. Rojanski said restoration work on the museum is set to start in April. The goal of the EU programme is to make Tunisia a destination for cultural and ecological tourism,…

PINNA association holds first Yoga and Ayurveda retreat in Nouail oasis, Douz

The Pinna association for the development and promotion of ecotourism organised its first Yoga and Ayurveda retreat in the Nouail oasis in Douz from February 12 to 17. The programme is organized in partnership with the Embassy of India at the initiative of the Zaied Travel Agency Tunisia. The Yoga sessions were conducted by the Indian Yoga expert DAYARAM SHARMA and the programme brought together about twenty Tunisian and foreign participants including an American, a Colombian and a French national. The programme also included a 100 % vegetarian and ayruvedic…

Mount Semmama Cultural Centre hosts 8th Shepherd Festival April 7-9

The Mount Semmama Cultural Centre of Arts and Crafts (governorate of Kasserine) is organising the 8th edition of the Shepherd Festival from April 7 to 9. This new edition bearing the name of the Aurés Mountains will be an occasion to pay tribute to Algeria. Preparations are underway over the Tunisian-Algerian mountain border for the hosting an artistic meeting that will bring together guests from both countries namely artists and intellectuals. The Cultural Centre of Mount Semmama will be the hosting place of the 8th Shepherd Festival, with attendance of…

Pinna Association organizes Yoga and Ayurvedic Medicine Retreat at Nouail Oasis

The Pinna Association for the Development and Promotion of Ecotourism is organizing a Yoga and Ayurvedic Medicine Retreat at the Nouail Oasis from February 12 to 17 in the presence of Indian Yoga Coach Dayaram Sharma, health and well-being professionals, nutritionist and osteopath. The event which is considered as a first in Tunisia aimed at promoting alternative tourism destination and wellness tourism during which participants will have an introduction to Ayurveda and Yoga from its origins in India. This event is supported by the region’s tourism professionals with the presence…

Dismissal for Mohamed Ayachi Ajroudi

A dismissal for businessman Mohamed Ayachi Ajroudi and owner of Al Janoubia TV in the case brought against him by artist Farhat Jouini, according to the verdict pronounced by the Tunis Court of Appeal. The Criminal Division of the Court of First Instance sentenced Mr Ajroudi in July 2018 to one year in prison for falsifying a rental contract for the benefit of the TV channel. TunisianMonitorOnline Share+1TweetShare0 Shares

“Tunisia, Cities of Civilisations”:Guided tour to promote archaeological sites

(TAP) – The Agency for the Promotion of Heritage and Cultural Promotion (French: Amvppc) organised on Saturday a guided tour to promote the archaeological sites of the cities of Sousse and Monastir, TAP reported on Saturday. The visit is part of the national programme “Tunisia, Cities of Civilisations” initiated by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT). In a statement to TAP, Amvppc Director General Kamel El Bchini said that 60 journalists from various Tunisian, Egyptian and Palestinian media took part in the visit.…

Morocco’s ambassador to Tunisia appointed president of supreme Independent Authority for Audiovisuals communication

According to Tunisian French-language website « Leaders », Current ambassador of Morocco to Tunisia, Latifa Akherbach is appointed the president of supreme Independent Authority for Audiovisuals communication in Morocco, similar to Tunisian Independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA). Based in Tunis since February 2016, the ambassador manages also the Affairs of the Moroccan Embassy in Libya with residence in Tunis since its closure for security reasons. Well-known in the Moroccan media landscape, before starting a diplomatic carrier, Latifa Akherbach was a teacher at the Journalism Institute in Rabat, then Director of this Institute before being…

Two online newspapers enrich media landscape

Universe news, a new online media Mustapha Machat, former Director of communication at the Société Nationale de Distribution des Pétroles AGIL S.A. and former journalist at Arabic-language “Assabah” daily, has just launched a new French online newspaper called univsersenews.tn. This media which enriches the media landscape in Tunisia will soon be followed by an Arabic version “Alwasatnews.tn”, both published by the company Tunisia first Consulting (TFC). The two newspapers “Universenews” (in French) and “Alwasatnews” news (in Arabic) are two web newspapers focusing on proximity and covering all news, with objective, instant…

Luxor African Film Festival to pay tribute to Tunisian Cinema

The eighth edition of the Luxor African Film Festival will pay tribute to Tunisian cinema and its authors from March 15 to 21, 2019. The Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) is one of the projects of the Independent Shabab Foundation (ISF). The idea of its current president author Sayed Fouad was as follows: “Since African films are practically not screened in Egypt, they had to be given a new space. Besides, the city of Luxor has hardly any cultural or artistic events, so it was the perfect place to decentralize…

First International Journalism Conference opens in Tunis 

The 1st International Journalism Conference opened on Thursday at the Culture City in Tunis. The three-day event which gathers  some 500 journalists from 30 countries is held this year under the slogan: “A Citizen-Friendly Journalism.” The event will include workshops, debates and training on various topics related to the press and the media around the world. In close collaboration with publishers and journalists from Africa and the Mediterranean Basin, and also the Tunisian Committee of the Conference, bringing together Tunisian professional organisations, the Journalism and Citizenship association and its partners want the meeting…