A theater company and two Algerian bands tour the United States in 2016

A theater company and two Algerian bands tour the United States in 2016

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ALGIERS - The music groups "Ifrikya Spirit" and "Democratoz" and the theater company "Istijmam cultural" artistic begin a one month tour in the US in July 2016, at the invitation of the US program "Center stage ", announced the organizers.

The program is to select professional artists of music, theater and dance, before inviting them to occur in the United States. The Center stage has selected for its third session on Algerian and Tanzanian artists.

The "Ifrikya Spirit" group, created in 2009 by Chakib Bouzidi offers an immersion in the music world of the Sahel region with the diwan music as thread.

This young group released its first album in early 2015 and has provided for several scenes in Algiers Bechar and some other cities of Algeria.

"Democratoz" a group of Oran rock-reggae has happened on international stages in favor of cultural events dedicated to youth.

Inspired by the theater of Halqa and the Algerian popular theater in the 1970s, the association "cultural Istijmam" evolves on an experimental theater that seduced register the program promoters in the presets.

The Center internship program of the Office of Education and Cultural Affairs of the US State Department run by the Nefa Foundation (New England Foundation of the Art), has organized tours of artists from Haiti, Indonesia, Morocco, Pakistan and Vietnam.