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The festival announced honoring iconic Actor Mahmoud Yassin who passed away earlier this year.
Cate Blanchett, who presided over festival’s proceedings as jury president, was one of the few internationally recognised faces of acting present, in person, at the event
A total of 104 projects were submitted.
The five-day independent festival was dedicated to celebrate 1st anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Al-Aragoz, commemorating late veteran puppeteers
Paints market achieves EGP 15bn annual sales, this year saw 15% increase in exports, says festival head
The festival is a one of the initiatives from the group of Egyptian Single Mothers, that was founded by Nermin Abou Salem, with a membership reaching 65,000 females.
Festival aims to ameliorate the popular taste and revive Egyptian musical heritage, says founder
During the inauguration ceremony, Abdel Dayem will honour the head of the Egyptian Opera House, Magdy Saber, along with a number of artists who have enriched the musical scene in Egypt over decades.
Event kicked off Wednesday, lasting until 8 December at Al-Fustat
This year’s edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) included an exceptional selection of films chosen according to a policy which observes the balance between this year’s big hits which cinema lovers followed closely from one international festival to another. They have been looking forward to seeing them in Egyptian theatres on one hand, …
CCDC is very first full-time contemporary dancing school not only in Egypt but in Middle East; says marketing officer
Aiming to revive the various puppet theatre arts in Egypt, Kayan marionette puppet theatre will host the first round of the international online festival for puppet shows on 1-30 March. The festival will launch a new platform for connecting thousands of puppeteers from around the globe while also providing the public with an innovative way …
The statue brilliantly captured the famous movie Pirates of the Caribbean as it resembled the talented actor Johnny Depp.
Many underground musical bands found a chance to perform in front of large numbers of people and many graffiti artists expressed their opinions on the walls of the streets of Egypt.
It's all about the operas of Richard Wagner – but it's also about dressing up and being seen on the red carpet. The Bayreuth Festival opens with pomp, management changes, and a new production. Heading the list of VIPs at the opening of the Bayreuth Festival on Saturday (25.07.2015) is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, joined by German Parliament President Norbert…
The Bollywood show was a sell-out, with security having a tough time managing the crowds, says Indian Ambassador
This year, the festival brought a new idea that brings out arts’ social responsibility.
A giant whirl of people from across Egypt and the world circling the Al-Hussein mosque, square and neighbourhood, is the distinguished mark of one of Cairo’s most special nights. On the last Tuesday of the Islamic month of Rabi’ Al-Thani, Sufis and Shi’as celebrate in Egypt the memory of the burial of the Prophet …
Disappointment hit some due to bad organisation, while others found it satisfying
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By Simone Egarter and Marwa Morgan The Egyptian short film “The Visit”, directed by Mohamed Karim, has been selected to be screened at the Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival. “The Visit” tells the story of a tense father-son relationship. After the father gets terribly sick, the son pays him a visit to solve their old …
Violin virtuoso Rasha Yehia performs in the opening night of the Cairo Opera House 2014 Summer Festival
Qabila encourages young people to make short films.
The festival features a diverse line-up of diverse international artists, with a focus on African artists because of the current political and social situation
One of Cairo’s few food events turned out to be a giant food court at the Baron Palace
An open call for participants to submit their one-minute videos has been announced
Future Shorts Egypt returns after a period of hiatus at newcomer and crowd favourite Vent
The Luxor film festival for European and Egyptian films wraps up its second edition and Serbian film “Withering” takes the first prize.
The Italian Cultural Institute celebrates poetry in a four-day festival that takes place all around Cairo
The festival, organised by the Free Egyptian’s Party with as main sponsor Ghabbour Auto, included speeches by different notables from Egypt’s culture scene and government officials.