Idir: “A vava inouva”

Here is one of the most famous songs by Algerian singer Idir (Hamid Cheriet 1949-2020), who passed away last May. As he was an advocate of the Kabyle and Berber cultures, “A vava inouva” is a lullaby that honors the rich oral tradition of Berber culture. Here is a version with Kabyle and French subtitles.

For more on Ibir’s professional trajectory, see

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