Culture and Art

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  • Efforts underway to add Wadi el Natrun monasteries to UNESCO's heritage list: official

    Date: 2018-08-15 20:31:12 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:88 - ID:7535334

    CAIRO, Aug 15 (MENA) – The Ministry of Antiquities continues its efforts to add Wadi el Natrun monasteries to UNESCO's World Heritage List, said Ali Ahmed, the head of the minister’s technical office. The committee tasked with conducting studies ....

  • BA organizes seminar on cultural, educational life of Oxyrhynchus city in Roman era

    Date: 2018-08-13 11:45:22 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:29 - ID:7531288

    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Aug 13 (MENA) - The Antiquities Museum of Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) will organize on Tuesday a seminar on the cultural and educational life of Oxyrhynchus city during the Roman era. A top official at the Antiquities ....

  • Seven diplomats attend Panamanian folklore band concert at Citadel Festival

    Date: 2018-08-13 07:00:17 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:9 - ID:7530845

    CAIRO, Aug 13 (MENA) - Diplomats of seven states attended Sunday's concert of a Panamanian folklore band which participates for the first time in the 27th Citadel International Music and Singing Festival. The band's participation falls within the ....

  • 11 award-winning films among El Gouna Film Festival 2018 lineup

    Date: 2018-08-12 15:43:41 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:73 - ID:7530235

    CAIRO, Aug 12 (MENA) - The second edition of El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) is making a powerful statement by picking some remarkable films that were acclaimed and awarded at top class festivals like Cannes Film Festival and the Berlinale. The ....

  • Alex. governor opens exhibition on Shanghai culture heritage

    Date: 2018-08-08 18:46:18 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:74 - ID:7525095

    ALEXANDRIA, Aug 8 (MENA) – Alexandria Governor Mohamed Sultan on Wednesday inaugurated the “Shanghai Intangible Cultural Heritage in Daily Life” Exhibition at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The Chinese art exhibition, which runs till August 27, is ....

  • Malaysian UCSI university offers 40 scholarships for Egyptian students

    Date: 2018-08-06 16:14:06 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:76 - ID:7521501

    CAIRO, Aug 6 (MENA) - Malaysian embassy in Cairo said that Malaysian UCSI University offers 40 scholarships for distinguished Egyptian students. In a press conference, Malaysian Ambassador in Cairo Mohd Haniff Abd Rahman said that the Malaysian ....

  • Egypt restores 500-year-old ancient manuscript from London

    Date: 2018-08-06 14:13:02 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:69 - ID:7521337

    CAIRO, Aug 6 (MENA) - Culture Minister Inas Abdel Dayem said on Monday that a 500-year-old manuscript by Mohiuddin Al Kafiji was restored from London. At a press conference, the minister lauded cooperation of the Foreign Ministry and the Egyptian ....

  • Sharm el Sheikh gearing up for World Art Youth Forum

    Date: 2018-08-06 10:54:33 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:30 - ID:7520711

    EL TUR, Egypt, Aug 6 (MENA) - The Red Sea resort city of Sharm el Sheikh is gearing up for the World Art Youth Forum due to take place on October 25 through 31 with the participation of 1000 youths from 50 countries. Famous world artists were ....

  • Culture min. to reveal details of restoring rare manuscript Monday

    Date: 2018-08-05 16:06:24 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:59 - ID:7519732

    CAIRO, Aug 5 (MENA) – Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayem will hold a press conference on Monday to reveal the details of restoring a rare manuscript that was stolen in the 1970s. Egypt's Embassy in London had succeeded in recovering the ....

  • Bille August to head jury of Cairo Film Festival

    Date: 2018-08-02 14:32:28 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:49 - ID:7515795

    CAIRO, Aug 2 (MENA) - Cairo Film Festival announced choosing Oscar-winning Danish director Bille August to preside over the jury of the 40th edition of the Cairo Film Festival slated for November 20-29. In statements to MENA on Thursday, ....

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