The Amazighs of all the countries of Tamazgha and of the Diaspora solemnly adopted their flag, on 18 ?uct 2947 corresponding to August 30, 1997, during the 1st General Congress of the CMA, held in the locality of Tafira in the island of Gran Canaria, in the Canary Archipelago.
Since then, this unifying emblem of Amazighs, from Siwa to Canary Islands has been proudly worn on all occasions: ceremonies, celebrations, cultural and political activities, public events, etc. It symbolizes and expresses not only Tamazgha (the land of the Amazighs) but also the identity, unity, resistance and struggle of the Amazighs for their fundamental rights and their profound aspiration to live free and dignified lives.
The Amazigh World Congress decided several years ago to consecrate the 18th ?uct or August 30th of each year as "Amazigh Flag Day".
It asks all Amazighs, individuals, associations, public and private institutions, to express, each in their own way, their respect and attachment to their emblem.
On the occasion of this 23rd anniversary of our flag, let's carry it in public squares, hoist it on our balconies, highlight it on the facades of municipalities and on storefronts, and organize ceremonies to glorify it.
Everyone must be imaginative and creative to honour our flag. Mounir El-Haddadi, a soccer player from Seville, Spain, chose to celebrate his team's victory in the European Cup last Friday by waving the Amazigh flag. The CMA warmly salutes the chivalrous gesture of this young Amazigh who highlights the emblem of his roots.
Long live the Amazigh flag!
Long live free Tamazgha!
Paris, 13/08/2970 – 25/08/2020
The Board of CMA.