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  • Culture minister, CIFF president discuss preparations for 37th session

    Date: 2015-05-04 13:37:07 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:43 - ID:2515813

    Culture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nabawi on Monday met with President of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) to discuss preparations for the 37th session. The minister said that the CIFF is one of Egypt's most important soft powers that ....

  • Egypt restores 123 smuggled antiquities from US

    Date: 2015-04-24 12:15:48 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:9 - ID:2447705

    Egypt restored on Friday 123 smuggled antiquities from the US. The smuggled items arrived safely at Cairo international airport, where Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el Damaty was present. The restored items included a coffin and two wooden ....

  • Renowned lyricist Abnoudy passes away

    Date: 2015-04-21 14:33:05 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:47 - ID:2427713

    Renowned lyricist Abdel Rahman el Abnoudy passed away on Tuesday at the age of 76. Abnoudy was admitted to hospital a few days ago suffering from health problems. Abnoudy is married to TV presenter Nihal Kamal. He is survived by two ....

  • Former agriculture min. assigned to chair 2nd day of meeting of board of trustees of BA

    Date: 2015-04-20 12:01:08 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:28 - ID:2418073

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi assigned former Agriculture Minister Adel el Beltagy to chair the second day of the meeting of the Board of Trustees of Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The meeting endorsed the establishment of a conference hall, ....

  • Tomb of Khaa Ba discovered in Quwesna

    Date: 2015-04-20 09:08:06 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:14 - ID:2415925

    A team of the Egyptian archaeological discoveries association has discovered the tomb of King Khaa Ba of the third dynasty. The team discovered the tomb in Quwesna in cooperation with the Ministry of Antiquities. Quwesna is famous for its ....

  • Omar Khairat holds concert at Opera House Muscat

    Date: 2015-04-19 10:04:48 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - Culture - SN:17 - ID:2409265

    The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) hosted a concert by the well-known Egyptian composer and pianist Omar Khairat. Khairat played his most famous works with the Royal Oman symphony orchestra (ROSO). The concert comes within efforts to boost ....

  • Archaeological gate of king Senusret I to be transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum

    Date: 2015-04-06 09:53:29 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:9 - ID:2321541

    The archaeological gate of king Senusret I will be transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum. The decision was made during the meeting of the board of directors of the Egyptian Grand Museum under Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el Damaty. All ....

  • Culture minister opens theater festival

    Date: 2015-03-28 08:03:49 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:9 - ID:2259453

    Culture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nabawy and actor Mohamed Sobhy inaugurated the third edition of AfaQ Theater Festival on Friday night on the occasion of the World Theater Day. A documentary on the festival's previous editions was played at the ....

  • Ancient tomb unearthed in Luxor

    Date: 2015-03-10 17:34:38 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:43 - ID:2133621

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Damaty on Tuesday said that a new archaeological tomb was discovered in Luxor. The tomb dates back to the ancient Egypt's eleventh dynasty and was discovered by a US archaeological team in cooperation with the ....

  • Antiquities ministry to showcase 15 pieces of archaeological replicas during Sharm economic conf.

    Date: 2015-03-09 10:44:20 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:23 - ID:2121529

    The Antiquities Ministry will take part in Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC), which will be held in Sharm el Sheikh on Friday. The ministry will showcase 15 pieces of archaeological replicas, which stimulate the most important ....

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