Culture

Tubu Culture Day celebrated in Libya’s Sabha

  • 17 September 2017 - 09:08
Tubu Culture Day celebrated in Libya’s Sabha

The Tubu Culture Day Festival was kicked off Saturday in Sabha in the presence of civil societies, residents, elders and officials from the city. The festival saw many activities including Tubu poetry that spoke of the tribe's culture and traditions over the years. The Tubu tribe is one of...

Libyan rappers travel on boat to Italy for their right to sing

  • 3 August 2017 - 19:39
Libyan rappers travel on boat to Italy for their right to sing

A group of rappers who say they had to flee Libya for their art were on their way to Italy Wednesday after being rescued by a charity boat. The self-described musicians were among a group of 17 mostly Libyan men picked up by the Aquarius, a vessel operated by French NGO SOS Mediterranee and...

Cultural salon in London: National integrity of Arab Jews

  • 25 July 2017 - 20:21
Cultural salon in London: National integrity of Arab Jews

A cultural salon took place in London on July 21 and revolved around the national integrity of Arab Jews and their integration to their countries from which they were forced out. The Chairman of the Libyan Jews Union, Raphael Luzon said at the salon that he rejects being described as a Zionist...

Hobby Lobby agrees to forfeit thousands of Iraqi artifacts, pay $3 million fine

  • 6 July 2017 - 22:33
Hobby Lobby agrees to forfeit thousands of Iraqi artifacts, pay $3 million fine

Hobby Lobby agreed to forfeit thousands of artifacts from modern-day Iraq and pay a $3 million fine to resolve a civil action the Justice Department brought against the company, according to court documents. The DOJ said the company received the falsely labeled artifacts from a United Arab...

Tunisians jailed for not fasting in Ramadan

  • 14 June 2017 - 19:20
Tunisians jailed for not fasting in Ramadan

A leading rights group has condemned the imprisonment of a man in Tunisia for smoking a cigarette in public during the dawn-to-dusk Muslim fast. A court in north-western Bizerte town sentenced the man to one month in jail for "public indecency". The ruling was an "absurd violation" of...

School gallery in Tripoli’s Sooq Al-Jumua district

  • 17 May 2017 - 12:19
School gallery in Tripoli’s Sooq Al-Jumua district

On Tuesday, Sooq Al-Jumua school in Tripoli held a traditional and cultural gallery for artworks done by the students and a number of teachers. The gallery came to celebrate the end of the school year in the presence of the district mayor Shaban Dadesh as well as several education officials in...

Tripoli hosts university-organised book gallery

  • 24 April 2017 - 22:17
Tripoli hosts university-organised book gallery

The Tripoli Media team has held a book gallery in coordination with "Libya Reads Campaign." on Sunday at the Tripoli University's Sciences Faculty. Five publishing houses took part in the gallery, according to the organisers. The book gallery was held to celebrate the World Book Day and...

Libya’s Peace, a singing epic to bring Libyans together

  • 30 March 2017 - 23:00
Libya’s Peace, a singing epic to bring Libyans together

Media figure, Atiyah Bani, said Thursday that he has finished writing the script and scenario for the singing epic Libya's Peace. Bani added that he had agreed with the poet Abdullah Al-Mizwaghi for the first verse part and will assign the second part to the poet Omar Ramadan. "Mohamed...

Libyan poets celebrate World Poetry Day in Tripoli

  • 21 March 2017 - 18:59
Libyan poets celebrate World Poetry Day in Tripoli

Many Libyan poets will take part on Tuesday evening in an open salon for poetry at the Hassan Al-Faqeeh Salon, Tripoli Old Town. The event will be organised by the Libyan Literary and Artistic Commission and will kick off with many poetic events and activities. World Poetry Day is...

Libyan students exhibit traditional costumes at Huddersfield University

  • 4 March 2017 - 13:11
Libyan students exhibit traditional costumes at Huddersfield University

Several Libyan students held an exhibition at the University of Huddersfield in the UK to showcase Libyan traditions. The event imcluded Libyan traditional costumes and foods as well as folklore music and dance. The event is aimed at getting Britons familiar with the Libyan variant...