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Tourism Ministry undertakes conservation work on last temple built in classic Ancient Egyptian style
Palace offers rare tranquillity and green space against backdrop of busy Cairo Downtown
The Central Administration of Antiquities of Upper Egypt, Mohamed Abdel Badie, said that the Coptic church was built on the ruins of the Roman fort
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Ambassador Alaa Youssef, Egypt’s new permanent representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), has presented his credentials to the organisation’s Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, in the French capital, Paris. The ceremony for presenting the credentials was held last week, and was followed by a meeting with Azoulay, during which means of strengthening …
The 26th edition of the Aswan International Sculpture Symposium has been postponed to January 2022, the symposium’s Supreme Committee revealed in an official announcement last week. Originally planned to take place between January and March 2021, the symposium’s aim was to bring together sculptors from Egypt, Russia, Brazil, Belgium, and India. Operating under the Egyptian …
In a celebration of Egyptian Archaeologists Day, Google Arts and Culture and the American Research Centre in Egypt (ARCE) announced, last Thursday, the online project entitled “Preserving Egypt’s Layered History” to showcase the depth and diversity of Egypt’s cultural heritage.
Photopia, the photographers’ hub, is preparing to launch the second edition of its international photography festival, Cairo Photo Week, which will take place at four different locations in the heart of Cairo’s historic Downtown area. The festival will occur over 10 days between 11 to 20 March.
Programme to include documentary films about iconic Egyptian actors Mahmoud Yassin, Laila Taher
The Louvre Museum in Paris suffered a drop of over 70% in visitor numbers in 2020, as restrictions put in place against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) kept art lovers away, the museum said last Friday.
‘Memory of the City’ initiative aims to preserve urban and social history of historical neighbourhoods in Cairo
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will feature over 50,000 artefacts from Ancient Egypt, including full collection of King Tutankhamun
Precautionary measures against COVID-19 will be strictly adopted during event
Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem concluded, on Saturday, the 13th edition of the National Theatre Festival, whilst announcing the winners of its competitions.
Ministry of Culture launches initiative to broadcast concerts, salons, and creative activities via Internet
The tomb of Ramses I has been reopened, after the completion of restoration work on its interior.
Statues are located in the southern side of the Karnak Temple first courtyard, there had originally been 33 before the transfer of 4 rams to Tahrir Square
Two of Wahid Hamed films were selected for list of best 100 Egyptian films in 20th Century; ‘Al-Laab Maa al-Kobar’ (Playing with Giants, 1991) and ‘Al-Baree’ (The Innocent, 1985)
Art D’Egypte Founder Nadine Abdel Ghaffar has said that Egypt’s rich 7,000-year history, arts, and ancient civilisation have influenced artists around the world for many years.
Tourism Ministry to move out occupants from areas surrounding historical wall
Repertoire of international Christmas songs, ballet shows to be performed
Art D’Égypte , which specialises in organising art and cultural exhibitions, has organised a visit for students at government schools in Egypt to the Giza Pyramids.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly inspects development work at Abdeen Courts Complex
Egyptians allowed free entry to Prince Muhammad Ali Palace on 24 December, Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo on 28 December
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the restoration and development of the Isis Temple in Aswan, in preparation for its re-opening soon. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the restoration works included restoring floors and columns, cleaning walls, and placing wire windows to prevent the entry of birds, …
International Day of Persons with Disabilities celebration included an artistic exhibition for the children with disabilities and a musical performance
Sabah Abdel Razek, Director of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir indicated that the mural dates back 6000 years, and it was transferred from the tomb in 1898
Palestine launched the first edition of Ramallah Art Fair last week, showcasing over 100 artworks by 26 Palestinian artists.
Dahab is located on the southeast coast of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, approximately an hour drive from Sharm El-Sheikh.