Algerians Vote in Presidential Election

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Algerians Vote in Presidential Election

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Algerians went to the polls to decide who will govern the country for the next five years, as ailing President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika seeks a fourth term. He faces strong opposition from former Prime Minister Ali Benflis.

Seventy-seven-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika cast his vote from a wheelchair as journalists and well-wishers looked on. The president smiled, but said little, clutching the hand of a young nephew who walked alongside him.

A group of women ululated to salute Bouteflika, as he greeted his supporters outside the polling station. Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, appeared alert,…

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Fantasia.
Msaid, Algeria
2012

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Fantasia is a traditional exhibition of horsemanship in the Maghreb performed during cultural festivals and to close Berber wedding celebrations. “Fantasia” is an imported name; the actual traditional term used is lâab el baroud (“the gunpowder play”). 

The performance is inspired by the historical wartime attacks of Berber and Arabian Desert riders. Nowadays, the fantasia is considered a cultural performance and a kind of martial art; it also symbolizes a strong relationship between the man and the horse, as well an attachment to tradition. [The Art of the Fantasia]

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Fantasia. Msaid, Algeria2012
© All rights reserved by Ramy.

Fantasia is a traditional exhibition of horsemanship in the Maghreb performed during cultural festivals and to close Berber wedding celebrations. “Fantasia” is an imported name; the actual traditional term used is lâab el baroud (“the gunpowder play”). 
The performance is inspired by the historical wartime attacks of Berber and Arabian Desert riders. Nowadays, the fantasia is considered a cultural performance and a kind of martial art; it also symbolizes a strong relationship between the man and the horse, as well an attachment to tradition. [The Art of the Fantasia]

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Algiers, Algeria. 1982

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Chocolate factory. Algiers, Algeria. 1982

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