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  • Nat'l Library receives French Institute For Oriental Archaeology delegation

    Date: 2017-12-14 14:08:39 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:54 - ID:7140282

    CAIRO, Dec 14 (MENA) – The Egyptian National Library and Archives received on Thursday a delegation from the French Institute For Oriental Archaeology that inspected the most important manuscripts and papyri in the library. The delegation ....

  • Culture min. to open 32nd session of Egyptian Writers Conference Friday

    Date: 2017-12-14 08:34:45 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:15 - ID:7139687

    CAIRO, Dec 14 (MENA) - Culture Minister Helmy el Namnam will open on Friday the 32nd session of the annual Egyptian Writers Conference in Sharm el Sheikh city. The four-day event will be attended by 500 writers and intellectuals from all over ....

  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina participates in celebration marking establishment of Alexandria

    Date: 2017-12-12 12:42:08 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:50 - ID:7136652

    ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, Dec 12 (MENA) - Bibliotheca Alexandrina Director Mostafa El Feky left Tuesday for Greece, heading a delegation, to participate in a ceremony to be held at an international conference in Athens marking 24 centuries of the ....

  • Palestine's Habayeb wins 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

    Date: 2017-12-11 18:21:36 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:77 - ID:7135819

    CAIRO, Dec 11 (MENA) – The American University in Cairo Press (AUC Press) announced on Monday that Palestinian writer Huzama Habayeb won the 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature for her powerful work "Velvet" described by the judges as "a new ....

  • MoU signed between Ain Shams, London South Bank universities

    Date: 2017-12-10 15:30:11 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:52 - ID:7133778

    CAIRO, Dec 10 (MENA) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) had been inked Sunday between Ain Shams and London South Bank universities to promote research and scientific cooperation between the both sides. During signing the MoU, Minister of Higher ....

  • Egypt marks 70th anniversary of UNESCO presence in Cairo

    Date: 2017-12-06 17:31:32 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:55 - ID:7127054

    CAIRO, Dec 6 (MENA) – Egypt marked on Wednesday the 70th anniversary of the establishment a UNESCO regional bureau in Cairo. The celebration was held at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization under the auspices of Prime Minister Sherif ....

  • Cabinet mourns late singer Shadia

    Date: 2017-11-29 16:49:19 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:49 - ID:7116214

    CAIRO, Nov 29 (MENA) The cabinet mourned on Wednesday the death of late actor and singer Shadia, who died on Tuesday at the age of 86 after a long battle with illness. The cabinet praised the late actress' contribution to the cinema industry in ....

  • Antiquities min. attends ceremony to mark Egyptian museum's 115th anniversary

    Date: 2017-11-28 20:29:45 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:60 - ID:7114637

    CAIRO, Nov 28 (MENA) - Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anani witnessed on Tuesday a ceremony to mark the 115th anniversary of the Egyptian museum's foundation in Cairo. The ceremony was attended by a number of ministers, MPs, governors, and ....

  • 39th edition of CIFF kicks off

    Date: 2017-11-21 22:47:55 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:104 - ID:7102542

    CAIRO, Nov 21 (MENA) – The 39th round of Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) kicked off here on Tuesday evening in the presence of Culture Minister Helmi el Namnam and a galaxy of Egyptian and foreign celebrities. About 175 films from 53 ....

  • Sound and Light Show at Pyramids is incredible, says AJU

    Date: 2017-11-16 13:11:27 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:54 - ID:7093736

    CAIRO, Nov 16 (MENA) - An African Journalists Union (AJU) delegation who is currently visiting Egypt attended the Sound and Light Show at the Giza Pyramids, describing the show as incredible. The delegation enjoyed the one-hour show, which ....

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