Algeria invited to Old Towns Festival in Mauritania

October 13th, 2017


APS : Thursday, 12 October 2017

ALGIERS- Algeria is to take part in the seventh Old Towns Festival to be held in December in the Mauritanian town of Tichitt, the ministry of Culture said Thursday in a statement.
The invitation was made by the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania in Algeria, Blah Ould Mekia, received Thursday by the minister of Culture, Azzedine Mihoubi.
Created in 2011, the festival has become a touring event among four Mauritanian old towns classified as UNESCO World Heritage of Humanity.
It hosts, since its creation, photo and visual art exhibitions, storytelling shows and musical concerts.