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The festival, which runs from 25-29 October, has been organised by Khaled Sorour, Director of the ministry’s Fine Arts Sector, in cooperation with a number of institutions and civil society associations.
Exhibitors have a common dream to export products to the world
GebRaa attempts to revive traditional Egyptian crafts at risk of extinction
The organisation furthers female representation in all aspects of society
Fair Trade Egypt plans a special celebration for supporting local crafts for 15 years
The exhibition will only run for one day and boasts the products of over 45 Egyptian enterprises
Kamel says there is a way for local artists and big corporations to work together for their mutual benefit.
Wekalet El-Ghoury in old Islamic Cairo is hosting a traditional craft festival until 6 June
The exhibition is part of the month long program India by the Nile program.
A new website attempts to save the dying crafts of Egypt.
The 15-day workshop will teach the participants the essential basics of ceramics and pottery
Lily Joolz offers a creative collection of jewellery inspired mostly by Egyptian heritage
The art of weaving goblan faces the threat of extinction
Siwa store in Zamalek features many different types of handmade garments and accessories made by inhabitants of Siwa
Silver traders depend on Egyptian customers these days, unlike before the revolution when the whole trade was built on tourism
The pottery that is manufactured is mainly for the tourism sector; most of the production is currently used for decorating tourist resorts and villas
The ancient craft of papyrus making had become extinct, until it was resurrected in the 1970s
Nossier selected every item in the shop, even helping to design some of the signature scarves that are the centerpiece of the store. This personal touch adds the feel of a boutique to a store that is equal parts fashion, culture and social awareness.