A debut album "Kelmti Horra" (My word is free), released in 2012, and several concerts around the world, established Tunisian singer-songwriter Emel Mathlouthi as a bona fide spokesperson for the youth of Tunisia.
Five years later, this real artist of her time, followed that viral protest song up by a new album "Ensen" (Human) which was recorded in seven different countries, straddling two continents.
Having taken up residence in New York since 2014, the "Voice of the Revolution", as Emel is dubbed, is a most suitable Tunisian Music's ambassadress to the United States (and beyond). .
Her next rendez-vous with the Tunisian public will take place at the Carthage Festival on August 12th.
The annual Tunisia Advocacy Day, an activity of the Club Hannibal-USA, is a recurring opportunity to celebrate the 1797 signing of the first Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Tunisia and the United States.
It also serves as an opportunity to educate deciders and influencers about the cause of Tunisia.
The event will also includes he presentation of the Hannibal-USA Award as well as a traditional dinner and a Tunisian cultural performance.
(Details will be announced in future Gazette issues)
There are 15 scholarships available for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program (FLTA) for young educators to teach Arabic and Study in the United States during the academic year 2018-2019.