A round-up of the events that affected Egyptian culture and lifestyle during the past year.
Latest by Thoraia Abou Bakr
Many important historical monuments and sites have suffered damage and theft in the past 12 months
The do’s and don’ts during a weekend of protests.
High-quality food and friendly service are the main points of strengths of Semiramis’ Thai restaurant Birdcage.
Pane Vino restaurant combines a great location, scrumptious food and efficient service.
Yale University’s Whiffenpoofs performed their special brand of close harmony songs in the Open Air Theatre
A family business has been leading the market in introducing new crops to Egypt.
Khamera bakery in Zamalek offers traditional baked goods in a modern setting
The Faculty of Music Education in Zamalek screens films that show the importance of music in society.
Utopia adapts the 1974 play, The Clown, to address some current issues concerning the Arab world and specifically Egypt.
Columnist Ziad Bahaa El-Din explores the reasons behind the current tension between Egypt and the United States, the uproar of US public opinion and Egypt’s path to democracy. Ziad Bahaa El-Din The United States and the democratic path in Egypt Al-Shorouk Newspaper Columnist Ziad Bahaa El-Din begins his article with the trial of foreign NGO …
A photography exhibition at Sufi Bookstore explores the passionate dance of Tango
AFCA is looking for talented Egyptians to perform in an international production
Economist Mahmoud Al-Khafif addresses the 2013-2014 budget and the current economic policies of the government. Balancing between the rich and the poor Mahmoud Al-Khafif Al-Shorouk Newspaper Egypt’s national budget is an indicator of governmental policies, economist Mahmoud Al-Khafif believes. For example, Al-Khafif writes, if the government chooses to pursue loans to remedy the budget for …
Young Egyptian animator hopes to produce his first film
Middle East Film Company and Comic Con has launched a screenplay competition for a Middle East-inspired Sci-Fi film
Fulfil your childhood dreams and become an amateur pilot
Young Alexandrian transforms mundane elements of life into artistic subjects
New workshop opens participants to different techniques of psychotherapy
Ministry of Antiquities reports that a plan is being setup to secure monuments and archeological sites
Gordo Burrito in Zamalek offers flavourful Mexican food
Being a feminist almost always involves criticism of male thinking or male domination and this makes sense. In many ways, we are still a male-dominated society; we are not free nor are we truly equal, not yet. Even in first-world countries, women are still paid less than men and professions objectifying women, such as prostitution …
the new program at El-Genaina Theatre promises to delight
New movies in theatres, should you go or not? Read these previews to find out
Eveyln Ashamallah recalls her artistic career in a new exhibition in Zamalek
Since last week, the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been on the minds of many journalists and columnists. Two writers ponder what should be done to solve the potential crisis between Ethiopia and Egypt. We were surprised and did not understand Fahmy Howeidy Al-Shorouk Newspaper Columnist Fahmy Howeidy, who frequently expresses his …
A Lebanese documentary offers new perspective on a country’s history
The Cairo Opera House reacts to the sudden dismissal of Dr Ines Abdel Dayem
A Czech cartoonist ponders the work of Kafka in some thoughtful cartoons.
Arabic Manuscript Day seeks to connect the medieval to the modern, with workshops and exhibitions for the public