Tag: music

  • Music

    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 ...

  • Folklore

    As is the case with many cultures around the world, folklore holds a special place in the lives of Algerians. Folklore refers to the traditions, beliefs, practices, tales and myths of Algeria's people that have been passed on orally through generations. Algeria's folklore will give you much insight into the life, way of thinking and perceptions of the country's residents. Folklore in Algeria ...