http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/en/project/00032

Action plan for the Safeguarding of the Ahellil of Gourara

  • Budget (US$): 90,400
  • Source: Japan
  • Dates: 12-2006/09-2009

Benefitting country(ies): Algeria

Overview:

The Ahellil is a series of collective chants performed at social gatherings and celebrations of the Berber-speaking population of the Gouara region. Starting with short well-known songs performed by the whole group, the performances build to a conclusion featuring the most accomplished singers.

The safeguarding action plan aims at/