Latest in Tag: heritage Highlight

Latest in Tag: heritage


AFCON mascots mirror cultural heritage of Africa

Mascots have always been used in sports competitions for promotion and marketing purposes and to cheer up the fans who come from all over the world to enjoy the sports. Mascots are also used for charity tours. Stemmed out from their cultures, African nations have been creative in choosing mascots for the sports events. In …

Daily News Egypt

Heritage Day: 10 top monuments in Germany

The Day of the Open Monument offers a chance for a guided tour of unusual, often off-bounds architectural monuments. But are you aware of these 10 German public monuments, all of them top tourist attractions?The Europe-wide event Heritage Day, which takes places every year on the second Sunday in September, is also known as Day …

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Heritage Ramadan nights back at Conrad’s

People spending their day fasting and their nights gathering is the main theme of Ramadan in Egypt, and finding the best place to hang out and have suhoor is always an ongoing struggle amongst people who want to combine fanciness with heritage at the same time. Conrad Cairo decided to combine Cairo’s significant tradition with …

Daily News Egypt

How the IS is waging war on Syrian culture

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

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