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Thousands of Muslims gathered to celebrate Mouled Al Sayeda Nafisa in a night that was filled with Dhikr (Islamic enchantments), Sufi dancing, and praises of the Prophet Mohammed and his family. Mouled or Mawlid (birthday celebration) of Al Sayeda Nafisa, the great great granddaugther of Prophet Muhammad, was always witnessed by Sufi followers in …
Arabic Calligraphy to be registered at UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage List
Minister of Antiquities and Tourism Khaled Al-Anany announced on Friday the pass would allow 50% discount starting from 1 July until 31 August, as a means of flourishing tourism during the hottest months of the year in Egypt.
The celebration was organised by the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC), with the attendance of Indian ambassador to Egypt, Rahul Kulshreshth, and several Egyptian artists and public figures.
The ISESCO adopted the Capitals of Islamic Culture programme, in which three ancient Islamic cities are chosen annually to represent Islamic Culture in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
CIBF Director Islam Biomy stated that until Monday, the number of visitors was around 3.25 million visitors, the highest the fair has ever received.
Lotfi, known for her star roles in Egyptian movies, was one of the most important actresses of the 1950s and 1960s.
The sea, where the stone was found is known to be a home for a number of Egyptian antiquities.
3,000-6,000 relics, mostly discovered in Minya, will be on display, says ministerial official
Khaled Al-Anany said that the opening ceremony of GEM planned by end of 2020
The sarcophagi belong to high-ranked priests, 10,000 ushabti statues found, some made of pure gold
Participation of the “Azbakeya Wall” came after they agreed to conditions
Over 10,000 ushabti statues unearthed, some of which made of pure gold
Antiquity replicas include statues for Nefertiti, Akhenaten, Tutankhamun
The self-funded initiative publishes a booklet with over 200 Nubian words that are translated in Arabic, English, and Spanish, as well as a number of videos of native Nubian speakers
Other than being the fair’s main Egyptian figure, the revival of Hamdan’s book is due to the currently unstable status quo Egypt has with Ethiopia because of the GERD.
Scripted on his coffin, the high-ranking priest’s life desire was to have his voice immortalised
Exhibition takes visitors back in time to 1940s and 1960s, as people find themselves surrounded by nothing but women wearing retro dresses, swaying with their loved ones to the rhythms of a live band
900 publishing houses participate at this year’s edition, an increase of 153 additional publishers than last year showcasing their books over 808 sections. The 51st edition witnessed the participation of 38 countries and 925 scheduled cultural activities.
El-Teiby explained that the replica Egyptian antiquities are the first to be sold at the airport, Sharm El-Sheikh, Luxor, and Aswan airports will follow
A group of psychiatrists presented entertainment and singing performances led by Mona El-Rakhawy, professor of psychiatry at Cairo University, explaining that the association believes that there is a close link between mental health, arts, and creativity.
Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem supports the festival as one of the oldest, as it started in 1960.
It aims to integrate the visually impaired community into Egyptian society through providing basic photography, art skills
Born in Cairo on 19 January 1914, she was among the first women to graduate from Cairo University’s Faculty of Law and became the premier female attorney in Egypt. Her determined efforts in and out of the courtroom helped forge the path to political equality for Egyptian women.
Fasahet Somaya offers around three home cooked dishes daily for only two hours
The exhibition showcases 150 antiquities from the pharaoh’s personal belongings, 60 of which are travelling out of Egypt for the first time
Hosted at Dendara Temple, the festival to kick off 27 February
The alleged Roman base contains military fortune and several connected tanks believed to provide convoys with water
My vision has always revolved around innovating and creating technological solutions that can serve society, says Haider
Festival to start 16 January, including Egypt’s 3rd Camel Race