Amine Kouider

The French-Algerian conductor Amine Kouider was designated UNESCO Artist for Peace in April 1999, in recognition of his commitment to promote tolerance and the culture of peace through his musical activities.

In 1997, he founded the International Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra, working to spread the message of tolerance, peace and rapprochement of cultures through music. The International Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra was also named UNESCO Artist for Peace in April 1999.

As Artistic Director and founder of the Algeria-France Symphonic Orchestra, bringing together Algerian and French musicians, he champions the bridging of cultures between the two countries.

Mr Kouider supports the #UNITE4HERITAGE campaign led by UNESCO, which aims to highlight and safeguard cultural heritage and diversity around the world.

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