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Egypt to start building museum in Mohamed Salah’s honour next week

Minister of Youth and Sports, Ashraf Sobhy, announced starting construction work of the planned museum to honour Egyptian football star Mohamed Salah next week at the Gezira Youth Center. The ministry aims the museum would open its doors for visitors before the African Cup of Nations hosted by Egypt in June. Two global companies are …

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Berlin's Museum Island welcomes new stately entrance

As of 2019, visitors to Berlin’s Museum Island complex will gain access to its different museums via a new building, the James Simon Gallery designed by star architect David Chipperfield.Museum Island is a unique UNESCO World Heritage ensemble of museums that draw more than two million visitors from all over the world every year. The …

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Egypt to build first museum celebrating religious tolerance 

Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany announced plans to establish Egypt’s first museum to celebrate religious tolerance, to be located in the New Administrative Capital.  According to Anany, the museum will include pieces from the ancient Egyptian period, as well as the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish civilizations, all while highlighting Islam’s teachings of tolerance and Egypt’s …

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New museum coming soon to Hurghada

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany announced on Friday launching a new museum in Hurghada governorate, according to a press release issued by the ministry. The announcement was made at the inauguration of a sculpture exhibition that marked the end of the International Sculpture Symposium in Hurghada. The symposium was attended by Ahmed Abdullah, governor of …

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New museum to be established in Kafr El-Sheikh

The Ministry of Antiquities announced beginning the work to construct a new museum in Kafr El-Sheikh governorate, with a EGP 30m allocated budget, after work on it was halted in 2008. Elham Salah, head of the museums sector at the ministry, said in a press release that a new contract was signed between the ministry …

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Museum? Or Mosque?

The increasingly Islamist and authoritarian policies of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan do not stop at the doors of the Hagia Sophia. It seems the government is pursuing a new strategy for the world-famous museum.At midday on the historical peninsula of Istanbul, the few Western tourists who still venture here might feel somewhat bewildered. The …

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Nice and the Cote d’Azur in painting

The south of France has inspired artists for centuries. After the tragic events of July 14 in Nice, here are some images seen through the eyes of artists who have captured the region’s beauty and joie de vivre.

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Building quickly and cheaply, but with a concept: Making a home for refugees in Germany

The German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt is inspiring politicians with its exhibition on architecture for refugees. It’s been chosen to represent Germany at the Venice Biennale in 2016, and the world will be watching.
The German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt is inspiring politicians with its exhibition on architecture for refugees. It’s been chosen to represent Germany at the Venice Biennale in 2016, and the world will be watching.

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MoMA honors Cate Blanchett with film benefit

At the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Australian film and theater actress is being honored on Tuesday (17.11.). It’s a great honor for the actress and a symbol of glamour. Some actresses have it all – standing out in demanding roles on the world’s theater stages and treading the red carpet in …

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Spy museum opens in Berlin

Hidden cameras and lipstick pistols – the Spy Museum Berlin introduces visitors to the world of espionage. The Spy Museum Berlin opens its doors on Leipziger Platz square on Saturday, 19 September 2015. Immediately upon entering, every visitor will be captured on film and thermographic cameras. The images will be shown on a host of …

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