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Latest in Tag: museums
Negotiations are underway to add the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) to the list of sites that can be visited using the Cairo Pass.
Minister inspects progress of transferring artefacts to new museum
The Grand Egyptian Museum’s (GEM) soon-to-be-printed catalogue is set to serve as one of the museum’s most important promotional treasures.
Assistant Minister for Archaeological Sites Development confirms new system will be implemented in 30 museums, archaeological sites
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities follows up on preparations for new museum’s opening
Palace offers rare tranquillity and green space against backdrop of busy Cairo Downtown
Egyptians allowed free entry to Prince Muhammad Ali Palace on 24 December, Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo on 28 December
During his speech, Al-Anani reviewed the state’s efforts in the field of museum sector, development and restoration of archaeological sites, and archaeological missions in Egypt. The minister also presented the working plan for the museums that were inaugurated on Saturday.
The exemption decision, which will cover all rent, was taken at the council’s last meeting chaired by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani.
Dr Khaled Sorour, Head of the Fine Arts Section, said that the museums will be reopened in two phases starting from 7 July.
50% reduction on shooting in desert areas surrounding antiquities, says Waziri
The monastery was founded by Saint Bishoy at the beginning of the fourth century AD. It has survived two fires over the course of its history, the first was during the Roman Period, with the second the result of Berber attacks.
This initiative comes within the framework of the ministry’s efforts to enable people worldwide to explore and enjoy the ancient Egyptian civilization from home, as part of the world precautionary measures to fight the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.
Daily News Egypt lists a few places travellers can tour to stay entertained and connected to the world’s plethora of incredible cultural offerings.
Government hopes to increase the inflow of tourist to Egypt during the current fiscal year and increase the numbers to 10 million tourists
The Ministry of Antiquities is creating an electronic system that will link museums to a database of artefacts
The US Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery have said “catching” Pokémon during visits “would not be deemed appropriate.” The newly released Nintendo app “Pokémon Go” has proved to be a huge success.
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam now encourages visitors to draw their works of art – instead of just taking a picture. Other museums all over the world have selfie sticks on their blacklist. Everybody likes to remember their favorite moments – and many do so with photos. Especially when on vacation, people take pictures of touristic …
The ministry of culture tries to provide visitors with museum virtual tours, but the execution requires some more work
Mohamed Salmawy urges UNESCO to assist in safeguarding Egypt’s heritage is a furious letter