10th edition of Art Tifariti opens in Wilaya of Boujdour

Boujdour (refugee camps), October 31, 2016 (SPS) The 10th edition of ARTifariti Festival opened Sunday at the Wilaya of Boujdour, Saharawi refugee camps, under the theme "Beyond the future," bearing the name of the Algerian artist Abdellah Ahmedi.

The ceremonial opening was overseen by the Minister of Culture, Khadija Hamdi, in the presence of Boujdour authorities, members of the Saharawi government and the National Secretariat and foreign artists from several countries.

In her speech, Khadija Hamdi praised the artistic interests of Arti Tifariti festival that managed through art, to convey the message of the Saharawi people struggle for freedom and independence.

The event, which runs until November 12, will allow international artists to express through art their support and solidarity with the Saharawi people for self-determination and independence. (SPS)