If you are staying in town for the long weekend, take advantage of the city being quiet and go and see one of the new releases at the cinema.
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A new student activity brings Czech culture to Egyptian society.
One columnist assesses what it means to be a woman in Egypt today, while another discusses Prime Minister Hesham Qandil and his cabinet. The Difficulty of Being a Woman Gamal Abou Al-Hassan Al Masry Al Youm Columnist Gamal Abou Al-Hassan tackles the subject of being a woman. He first mentions his daughter Lila, who seems …
D-CAF concludes festival with creative performances that provoke thought
Get to know the only Frisbee team in Egypt.
Sunday 28 April is known as Palm Sunday, a feast before Easter, commemorating Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. It also marks the last week of Lent, and so it is a cause for celebration. However, columnists pondered on this year’s Palm Sunday as a bittersweet event. Morsi in the Church: Oh black day! Hamdi Rezk Al …
The French play confuses and confounds.
The symposium showcases the works of local artists.
The issue of reforming Egypt’s Judiciary is on the mind of many columnists in today’s papers. The project for reforming the Judiciary was submitted to the Shura Council on Wednesday 17 April, followed by a protest on Friday 19 April demanding the same thing, which was called for by the Muslim Brotherhood. On the Judiciary …
Funky and modern designs feature in the soon to be launched new collection
A new talent-scouting project introduces unknown artists to the music scene in Egypt.
On 21 April, the internet exploded when an “untrue” (as far as we know) piece of news was revealed. It was that President Mohamed Morsi’s aide, Pakinam El Sharkawy, would be assigned to the post of vice-president of our glorious (ahem) nation. Instead of it being a joyous event over the possible rise of women …
A new book documents the works of contemporary Egyptian Artist George Bahgory
Veteran artist Taha Hussein’s new exhibition reflects his life during the past two years.
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An Egyptian company takes Earth Day seriously by encouraging environmentally friendly practices throughout the week.
Dutch theatre makers, Hotel Modern, enliven D-CAF with their reenactment of the Great War.
A bean bag company takes lazing about seriously.
The Cairo Opera House Ballet Company delivers a mediocre performance in an attempt at Bollywood dancing.
Darb 1718 screens a collection of intriguing shorts from several countries
An unusual performance involves the audience and urges them to ponder on life, death and the power of a viewer.
A new website detailing the connection between Persian poet Hafiz and German poet Goethe.
DNE staff tries a new pastry shop in town
A new website attempts to save the dying crafts of Egypt.
D-CAF presents an Algerian play that discusses the concept of self-immolation, corruption and the human spirit
A new restaurant attempts to change the preconception of salads in Egypt
Do not jump head first into the latest diet fad; consider a forgotten concept first
American actor visits Egypt to shed light on situation.
Cairo Opera House holds a concert gala to showcase local talents
Diwan starts a new charitable program to encourage reading at impoverished schools.