Algerian Culture and Traditions

 Algerian Culture and Tradition

Algeria’s  population are 99%  Sunni Muslims of Berber heritage. The other 1% is made up of  Christians and Jews, but they are few and scattered throughout the nation.
The Major  existing tribal ancestries is  from the Berbers, who, although Muslims, do not consider themselves Arabs.  The word Berber was the title assigned to the people by the Romans over 16 centuries ago, meaning “barbarians”.

The Berber people are the main ethnic group in Algeria today, either by direct lineage or partial
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OBATALA FESTIVAL


The Obatala festival is a festive, cultural and religious  gathering to honour one of the great Yoruba deities,
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Kudu horns


This set of 6 horns represents a cross pollination of musical traditions. Animal horns are played all over Africa, and ensembles of pentatonic instruments form the basis of many musical traditions, from the makondere horn bands from central Africa, to the single panpipes of the Pedi.
Kudu horns

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African stories


The Two Friends
This is a story between two friends who loved each other very much. Seat down call your friend and Family, read and enjoy your self.

Once upon a time, the cat and the rat where very good friends, they loved each other and never kept any secret.
One morning, the cat said to the rat, let’s go in search of food; the rat replied what an excellent idea my friend! immediately they both went out to see what they could find for food as the search went on the rat saw a banana he quickly called his friend the cat to see what he has found; when the cat came, they both looked for way to cut down the banana so they decided to make hole around it. They both worked very hard day and night till the banana fell down they carried the banana home and kept it in care of the rat since his house was more spacious, they both agreed to check it every morning together so as to know when it will rip and both abide by the rules.
One morning the rat was very hungry so he remembered the banana and decided to check on it without the cat. When the cat got to the place where they kept the banana, the banana is riped and ready to eat.
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