Latest in Tag: Culture Highlight
Latest in Tag: Culture
Artists participating in parade are honourable image of contemporary creativity, prove leadership of one of oldest civilisations on earth, says Minister Inas Abdel Dayem
Applications for entries remains open until 15 May
Renowned author was one of culture symbols in Egypt, Arab world after 23 July 1952 Revolution, says Minister Abdel Dayem
The world is currently fighting a fierce war against ideological and intellectual terrorism. But the most important factor that helps overcome this crisis is awareness and the ability to take responsibility.
Google Arts and Culture announced, on Monday, the launch of the “The arts and soul of Mosul”, in collaboration with AlGhad Radio.
Like Charlie Chaplin, El-Rihani dealt with psychological insight of poorer classes against unjust aristocratic class, criticising aristocracy in sarcastic manner
Palace offers rare tranquillity and green space against backdrop of busy Cairo Downtown
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.
Programme to include documentary films about iconic Egyptian actors Mahmoud Yassin, Laila Taher
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.
“Kefaya Plastic” (Enough Plastic) is an online campaign that aims to raise awareness on the severe damage plastic waste can cause to humans and surrounding environment
Cima Masr is a project that aims to establish a large number of cinema theatres among Egypt’s various governorates, as well as produce a number of films for amateur young filmmakers
In times of political turmoil, the cultural scene also aims to take a stand. The year 2018 made it clear how necessary controversial debate is and how unclear some red lines are.Art and culture deal with social developments. They refer to the past and stretch into the future. They can tear open reality, deconstruct it …
One of Thai government’s main strategies is to globally raise awareness of its food
Expenditure on education, vocational training will be tax-exempt
Egyptian culture is distinguished by its diversity and inclusion of diverse heritages, such as the Islamic, Christian, Jewish, pharaonic, African, and Mediterranean cultures. Egypt is considered one of the countries that carry diverse cultures, which enabled it to build its heritage and history. Nowadays, there are many attempts and initiatives that aim to preserve the …
I’m always looked at as a prostitute who escaped her parent’s control so she can do whatever she wants, says young woman
The 2016 Junior World Modern Pentathlon Championships concluded its events at the Cairo International Stadium on 18 September, where Klaus Schormann, president of the International Union of Modern Pentathlon (UIPM), was present. On this occasion, Daily News Egypt sat down for an interview with Schormann. Can you tell us about your journey in sports? When …
Entrance to the event was free, and participants were welcome to join in celebrating Greek culture by tasting Greek food and dance performances and Greek-themed activities
Why is it that the Egyptian elite suffer from a continuous state of funk? Why do these people have to go out of their way to present fabricated stories or half-truths to make us feel good about ourselves? Besides Egypt’s interesting history and rich culture, is it not possible for Egyptians to have pride in …
20 NGOs signed a joint statement calling for the reopening of all shutdown cultural places
2015 was a rollercoaster of emotions for many people. It was a turbulent year, with many highlights, debates and farewells. These are the artists who moved us with their books, movies, art or music.
The Cervantes Prize is the most important literary honor of the Spanish-speaking world. This year, the accolade goes to a multi-talented monument of Mexican culture, Fernando del Paso. The 80-year old Mexican novelist and poet is this year’s winner of the Cervante Prize, announced the Spanish Culture Minister Inigo Méndez on Thursday (12.11.2015). The award …
A debate has broken out over attempts by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party to “Hinduize” the educational system, root out liberal influences and in some cases to re-write history. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi. A concerted move is underway in the north Indian state of Rajasthan to revamp the education syllabus in schools in …
Some 7,200 publishers from 104 countries are promoting their new publications during the book fair. There not just doing it for the visitors. The world’s largest event in the industry is mainly about business. Last year at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Zhao Shuai negotiated over 73 cooperation deals. He hopes to top that number this …
By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD A stunning opera show was held on Egyptian TV on the birth of Islam last week, with beautiful music and a spectacular light show, superb direction, acting and great lighting and costumes. This was done for the October War celebrations; however it seemed a bit overly religious for such a …
The way they unearthed Lenin’s buried head couldn’t be more different: Filmmaker Rick Minnich dug it out within two days; Berlin’s Spandau Citadel faced years of bureaucratic hurdles to get it for an exhibition
The “Islamic State” militant group recently smashed several art pieces at the Palmyra UNESCO World Heritage site, in the Syrian city of that name. Even more brutally, they beheaded 82-year-old Khaled Al-Assad, one of Syria’s most respected archaeologists, who had been the keeper of Palmyra for more than 50 years. In Yemen, the damage to three out of …
When the terrorist organisation “Islamic State” (IS) took over Syria’s ancient desert city of Palmyra in May, they were hoping to open a lucrative business. Many of the valuable artefacts in the city, they reckoned, would make their way into the international art market and become a sizeable source of income
“There isn’t any movement in literature and nothing has changed,” says writer