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  • Former culture minister resumes artistic activities after 4-year absence

    Date: 2014-12-07 16:02:10 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:35 - ID:1489677

    Former long-serving culture minister Farouk Hosni will organize an art gallery in mid December, returning to the spotlight after four years of absence. The gallery, which runs from December 15 to January 3, will be held in Giza's Mohamed Mahmoud ....

  • Damati, Italian amb. to open "Queen Nefertari" exhibition in Egyptian Museum Monday

    Date: 2014-12-07 14:15:29 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:28 - ID:1488713

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damati and Italian Ambassador to Egypt Maurizio Massari will inaugurate on Monday "Queen Nefertari 1904-2014" exhibition in Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. The exhibition marks 110 years since the ....

  • Prominent Lebanese singer Sabah dies at 87

    Date: 2014-11-26 08:44:39 GMT - Lebanon - Culture - SN:20 - ID:1412773

    Legendary Lebanese singer and actress Sabah died at her residence Wednesday morning at the age of 87 years. "It was a natural death. There were no health setbacks and she was not even moved to any hospital," her director Joseph Gharib told ....

  • Giza Pyramids see Cairo Int'l Film Festival wrap up

    Date: 2014-11-19 07:47:46 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:9 - ID:1362513

    The 36th Cairo International Film Festival concluded on Tuesday in a closing ceremony at the Giza Pyramids' Sound and Light Show Theatre. The ceremony was attended by Egypt's Culture Minister Gaber Asfour and a number of artists and public ....

  • Egyptian Museum celebrates its 112th anniversary

    Date: 2014-11-15 10:54:11 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:15 - ID:1336713

    The Egyptian Museum, located in the heart of Cairo, celebrates today the 112th anniversary of its establishment. The Egyptian Museum is the world's first purpose-built museum edifice in the world as at the time in Europe palaces and mansions of ....

  • Cairo Int'l festival shows that Egyptians capable of confronting challenges - minister

    Date: 2014-11-10 12:59:28 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:49 - ID:1303989

    The opening of the Cairo International Film Festival in its 36th session affirms to the world that the Egyptians are capable of confronting difficulties and challenges, affirmed Culture Minister Gaber Asfour. The festival sends a message to the ....

  • GEM most important cultural project -- Minister

    Date: 2014-11-08 07:37:33 GMT - France - Culture - SN:19 - ID:1288241

    The Grand Egyptian Museum is one of the most important cultural projects meant to support the national economy and tourism in Egypt, Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh el-Damati has said. Damati, who attended a conference on tourism in France, told ....

  • Actress Mariam Fakhredlin's funeral to be held after noon prayers

    Date: 2014-11-03 10:10:45 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:28 - ID:1254353

    A funeral will be held for late Egyptian actress Mariam Fakhreldin at the Maadi Military Hospital's mosque after the noon prayers. Secretary of the Actors' Syndicate Sameh el-Sereity told MENA Fakhreldin will be buried in her family's cemetery in ....

  • Actress Mariam Fakhreldin dies

    Date: 2014-11-03 09:33:29 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:20 - ID:1253961

    Renowned Egyptian actress Mariam Fakhreldin died Monday after a struggle with illness. The family of the actress is yet to decide on the time of the funeral, said the secretary of the Egyptian Actors' Syndicate in statements to ....

  • Miss India visits archaeological sites in Alexandria

    Date: 2014-10-27 10:53:27 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:40 - ID:1208429

    Miss India Seep Taneja along with a team from the Indian Channel visited a number of archaeological sites in Alexandria. The Indian delegation visited Qaitbay Castle, the Biblotheca of Alexandria, the Romanian Castle and Pompey's Pillar. The ....

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