Culture and Art

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  • Egypt urges UNESCO to continue support for Africa

    Date: 2017-04-25 11:41:07 GMT - France - Culture and Art - SN:32 - ID:6783847

    PARIS, April 25 (MENA) - Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar underscored the necessity of continuing support for Africa through the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ....

  • Culture minister opens International Festival for Drums

    Date: 2017-04-20 22:04:16 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:103 - ID:6777601

    CAIRO, April 20 (MENA) – Culture Minister Helmy el Namnam on Thursday night opened the fifth edition of the International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts. The opening of the festival comes to assert that the Egyptian people will proceed ....

  • Egypt wins 1st prize in Sharjah Prize for Literature

    Date: 2017-04-20 07:56:49 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:11 - ID:6776144

    SHARJAH, April 20 (MENA) – Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, member of Sharjah Prize for Literature's board of directors, honored on Wednesday the winners of the prize during the inauguration of the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF). Egypt ....

  • Culture minister says Egypt to lead war on terror till end

    Date: 2017-04-19 12:44:23 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:45 - ID:6775023

    CAIRO, April 19 (MENA) - Culture Minister Helmy el Namnam said Wednesday Egypt will lead its war against terrorism till the very end and at any cost. Any attack on a citizen is an attack on humanity as a whole, Namnam said in a statement, ....

  • Culture minister inaugurates exhibition of works of diplomats' wives

    Date: 2017-04-03 09:55:28 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:24 - ID:6749966

    CAIRO, April 3 (MENA) - Culture Minister Helmy el Namnam inaugurated Monday an arts exhibition that showcases 40 works by 10 wives of Egyptian diplomats. Themed "vision", the exhibition is held at the Egyptian Center For International Cultural ....

  • Mohammed V University in Rabat honors late novelist Gamal el Ghitani

    Date: 2017-03-31 21:01:34 GMT - Morocco - Culture and Art - SN:71 - ID:6746626

    RABAT, March 31 (MENA) – Faculty of Arts at Mohammed V University in Rabat organized on Friday a seminar to honor the late Egyptian novelist and writer Gamal el Ghitani. The seminar was held in cooperation with the Egyptian Embassy and the ....

  • Portuguese cultural days to kick off Monday at Aswan University

    Date: 2017-03-31 18:45:40 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:65 - ID:6746486

    ASWAN, Egypt, March 31 (MENA) - The third annual season of the Portuguese cultural days is scheduled to kick off Monday at Aswan University President of Aswan University Ahmed Ghallab and Governor Magdy Heghazy will take part in the opening ....

  • Egyptian candidate for top UNESCO post back home

    Date: 2017-03-28 18:34:49 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:83 - ID:6741564

    CAIRO, March 28 (MENA) - Egypt's candidate for the post of the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ambassador Moshira Khattab, arrived here after a short visit to France. During her ....

  • Egyptian Artist Bahia Shehab wins UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture

    Date: 2017-03-24 12:59:09 GMT - France - Culture and Art - SN:37 - ID:6734902

    PARIS, March 24 (MENA) – UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova will award the 14th edition of the UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture to an Egyptian artist, Bahia Shehab, the first woman from the Arab region to receive this award, the UNESCO said ....

  • Indian ambassador inaugurates mural as part of “India by the Nile” festival

    Date: 2017-03-23 15:29:55 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:67 - ID:6733724

    CAIRO, March23 (MENA) - Indian Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya inaugurated Thursday a mural as part of “India by the Nile” festival, accompanied by a number of prominent Egyptian artists, businessmen and children. As part of the ....

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