Culture and Art

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  • Egypt's Hawass to give lecture on Pharaonic secrets in Kosovo

    Date: 2018-06-19 13:58:50 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:45 - ID:7450275

    CAIRO, June 19 (MENA) - Egyptologist and archaeologist Zahi Hawass will head on Wednesday to the capital of Kosovo, Pristina, to give a lecture on the secrets of the Pharaohs, his archaeological findings and Tutankhamun's family. The visit comes ....

  • Supreme Council of Culture okays turning Naguib Mahfouz Award into int'l one

    Date: 2018-06-12 21:59:08 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:82 - ID:7441935

    CAIRO, June 12 (MENA) - The Supreme Council of Culture approved on Tuesday a proposal presented by Minister of Culture Enas Abdel Dayem to turn Naguib Mahfouz Award into an international one. The proposal also included increasing the award's ....

  • Elhaj demands Midem's coming session to shed light on Egyptian music

    Date: 2018-06-09 16:34:58 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:53 - ID:7437114

    CAIRO, June 9 (MENA) – Egyptian producer Richard Elhaj said the Midem music festival was attended by representatives of key film-production firms, music makers as well as a raft of top singers. Elhaj participated in the Cannes-based festival, ....

  • Alexandria elected to host 26th General Conference of ICOM

    Date: 2018-06-07 15:59:53 GMT - France - Culture and Art - SN:59 - ID:7434901

    PARIS, June 7 (MENA) - Alexandria was chosen Thursday to host the 26th General Conference of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) due to be held in 2022. Alexandria came first in the elections that were held at the UNESCO headquarters in ....

  • Delegation of Association of Arab Universities visits BA’s Embassy of Knowledge at Damietta University

    Date: 2018-06-07 12:39:56 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:33 - ID:7434129

    ALEXANDRIA, June 7 (MENA) – A delegation from the Association of Arab Universities paid a visit to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA)’s Embassy of Knowledge at Damietta University. The BA detailed in a statement Thursday that the delegation, ....

  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina launches its annual Big Read program on Sunday

    Date: 2018-06-07 12:10:08 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:31 - ID:7434201

    ALEXANDRIA, June 7 (MENA) – The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) will launch its Big Read program for the 10th consecutive year in cooperation with the Egyptian Association for Friends of BA, on Sunday, June 10. This year’s program which concludes ....

  • Egypt elected as head of UNESCO committee on illicit import, export, transfer of cultural property

    Date: 2018-06-01 13:03:06 GMT - France - Culture and Art - SN:30 - ID:7425758

    PARIS, June 1 (MENA) - Egypt was unanimously elected to chair the sub-committee of the 1970 convention on the means of prohibiting and preventing the illicit import, export and transfer of ownership of cultural property for the period from May 2018 ....

  • Wali mourns Madiha Yousri's death

    Date: 2018-05-30 07:04:46 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:5 - ID:7422513

    CAIRO, May 30 (MENA) - Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali mourned the death of legendary actress Madiha Yousri who died on Tuesday at the age of 97. In a statement on Wednesday, the minister said Yousri etched her name in history by her great ....

  • Legendary actress Madiha Yousri dies at 97

    Date: 2018-05-30 01:40:12 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:1 - ID:7422436

    CAIRO, May 30 (MENA) - Veteran actress and movie producer Madiha Yousri died Tuesday night at the age of 97. Yousri’s first appearance on the big screen was in 1940 in the film Mamnoa el Hob (No for Love) which starred late legendary singer and ....

  • Renowned violinist Saad Mohamed Hassan dies

    Date: 2018-05-29 21:08:47 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:87 - ID:7422336

    CAIRO, May 29 (MENA) - Famed violinist Saad Mohamed Hassan passed away on Tuesday after a long battle with illness. Hassan has been in hospital for a week after his health condition worsened. The renowned artist started his career on stage ....

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