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  • Cairo International Book Fair receives half a million visitors in two days

    Date: 2018-01-29 15:40:30 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:19 - ID:7217073

    Head of the Egyptian General Authority for Books Haitham el Hag said that, Cairo International Book Fair is witnessing unprecedented cultural and intellectual activities. In statements to MENA on Monday, he said that the number of visitors to the ....

  • Cairo book fair to pay tribute to families of martyrs

    Date: 2018-01-23 15:40:35 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:28 - ID:7207070

    The General Egyptian Book Organization announced Tuesday that it would pay tribute to the families of martyrs at the 49th edition of the Cairo International Book Fair by exempting them from paying entry fees. This came in a statement by Head of ....

  • Antiquities min.: Revenues of visits to Nefertari tomb reached EGP 18 mln in one year

    Date: 2018-01-15 08:02:09 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:6 - ID:7191313

    Antiquities Minister Khaled al Anani announced that the revenues of the visits to Nefertari tomb reached about 18 million pounds in one year. In statements during celebrating Archaeologists Day, the minister added that the price of the ticket ....

  • Year of 2017 is the best for Egypt tourism - official

    Date: 2017-12-25 10:31:50 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:13 - ID:7158105

    Mohamed Othman, adviser to the tourism minister for Upper Egypt, said on Monday the year of 2017 is the best for Egypt tourism in terms of the number of tourists coming to the two Egyptian governorates of Luxor and Aswan. Despite the hardships ....

  • Sharjah book fair's attendance hits record high, says official

    Date: 2017-11-10 13:12:13 GMT - United Arab Emirates - Culture - SN:7 - ID:7084310

    Director of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) Ahmed al Amri said on Friday that the 36th session of the fair has broken the attendance record with about 2 million persons of different nationalities attending the event in less than 10 ....

  • Veteran singer Shadia leaves hospital after recovery

    Date: 2017-11-07 07:02:27 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:2 - ID:7078359

    Egypt’s iconic singer Shadia has been discharged from hospital after she recovered from a brain stroke she suffered days ago. The Musicians Syndicate’s spokesman Tarek Mortada said the veteran singer returned to her home after the clot was ....

  • PM orders Luxor archaeological projects to be accomplished

    Date: 2017-10-26 08:22:54 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:5 - ID:7058858

    Prime Minister Sherif Ismail ordered projects to renovate archaeological sites in Luxor to be accomplished. One project is renovating the Rams Road which will be fulfilled as soon as possible upon the premier's directives. Earlier today as ....

  • Egypt participates in preparing statement of OECD tourism committee

    Date: 2017-10-23 10:52:20 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:15 - ID:7053836

    The Egyptian Tourism Ministry participated in preparing a statement issued by the tourism committee of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). This came on the occasion of holding a high-level conference of the ....

  • Egypt-Sudan cultural cooperation reflects political will 2 of leaders: Namnam

    Date: 2017-10-17 16:15:37 GMT - Sudan - Culture - SN:25 - ID:7044718

    Egyptian Minister of Culture Helmy el Namnam said Tuesday that cultural cooperation between Egypt and Sudan reflects the political will of both countries' leaders. He explained that Egypt's Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his Sudanese counterpart Omar ....

  • British writer Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature

    Date: 2017-10-05 15:59:33 GMT - Sweden - Culture - SN:10 - ID:7025459

    The Japanese-born British writer Kazuo Ishiguro won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday, the awarding Swedish Academy said as quoted by the BBC . Ishiguro, 62, who is known for novels such as A Pale View of Hills (1982), The Remains ....

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