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  • PM extends appointment of 26 members of Supreme Council of Culture for 2 years

    Date: 2017-05-30 17:57:54 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:56 - ID:6834429

    CAIRO, May 30 (MENA) - Prime Minister Sherif Ismail on Tuesday renewed the appointment of 26 members of the Supreme Council of Culture for two years. New six members were appointed under the prime minister's decision, published in the official ....

  • Culture minister opens arts gallery on Africa

    Date: 2017-05-18 21:36:56 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:109 - ID:6817651

    CAIRO, May 18 (MENA) – Culture Minister Helmy el Namnam on Thursday opened an art gallery on the occasion of Africa Day. The gallery, themed 'Africa in Eyes of Egyptian Artists', is supervised by head of the Arts Committee at the Supreme Council ....

  • Egyptian official welcomes civilization, humanitarian cooperation under Road, Belt initiative umbrella

    Date: 2017-05-17 08:29:46 GMT - China - Culture and Art - SN:11 - ID:6814568

    BEIJING, May 17 (MENA) - Egyptian Culture Adviser in Beijing Hussein Ibrahim hailed the outcome of a session on common understanding among people that was held on the fringe of the recent Road and Belt Forum. In statements to MENA on Wednesday, ....

  • Comedian Mazhar Abul Naga dies at 76

    Date: 2017-05-01 09:19:07 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:18 - ID:6791824

    CAIRO, May 1 (MENA) - Egyptian comedian Mazhar Abul Naga died Monday morning at the age of 76. Abul Naga breathed his last at a hospital, where he had been receiving treatment for weeks now. He will be laid to rest in the governorate of ....

  • Egypt has cultural, historical merit to win UNESCO’s top post: Dietrich Raue

    Date: 2017-04-29 14:12:10 GMT - Germany - Culture and Art - SN:47 - ID:6789725

    BERLIN, April 29 (MENA) – Director of the Egyptian Museum at the University of Leipzig, Berlin Dietrich Raue asserted on Saturday that Egypt has the cultural and historical merit to lead the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural ....

  • Int'l carnival of drums, folklore held in Luxor

    Date: 2017-04-28 22:27:14 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:97 - ID:6789099

    LUXOR, Egypt, April 28 (MENA) – The international carnival of drums and folklore was held in Luxor on Friday. Four foreign and four Egyptian bands took part in the carnival, which comes as part of the activities of the "Luxor is the capital of ....

  • Antiquities Ministry: Moez Street ancient buildings intact after Tuesday fire

    Date: 2017-04-26 11:20:12 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:37 - ID:6785207

    CAIRO, April 26 (MENA) - Head of the Islamic Antiquities Sector at the Ministry of Antiquities El Saeed Helmi said the antique buildings of Moez Street in Islamic Cairo are intact after a fire that broke out in one of its shops on Tuesday. In a ....

  • Mohammed Hassan Alwan wins 2017 IPAF

    Date: 2017-04-25 17:53:54 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Culture and Art - SN:57 - ID:6784480

    ABU DHABI, April 25 (MENA) - The 2017 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) has gone to Mohamed Hassan Alwan for his "A Small Death". A Small Death follows the life of the philosopher-poet Ibn ‘Arabi from his birth in Muslim Spain in the ....

  • Egypt seeking to benefit from UNESCO know-how, says minister

    Date: 2017-04-25 16:57:07 GMT - France - Culture and Art - SN:54 - ID:6784435

    PARIS, April 25 (MENA) - Higher Education Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said Tuesday Egypt is seeking to best benefit from UNESCO expertise, particularly where education for all and for life is concerned. Egypt is also eyeing better cooperation ....

  • 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 ....

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