When foreigners think of Algerian music, the first genre that springs to mind is rai. Rai music of Algeria has been met with great enthusiasm in France and other European countries. Algeria's music history was largely based on styles from Andalusia that were given a more African feel. Nuubaat music is a combination of already existing music that had a strong Ottoman influence. Hawzii and ...
Taking its name from a nearby town, the Chréa National Park is located in the Blida Province of the North West Region of Algeria. The park incorporates the mountainous area of the Blidean Atlas, part of the Tell Atlas range, where the grotto of Chiffa and the snow skiing station of Chréa are situated. The Chréa skiing station is one of the few in Africa that can offer skiing on natural snow.