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  • Antiquities minisrty says addressed foreign ministry to find out all info. on Egyptian coffin in Britain

    Date: 2014-08-30 06:56:02 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:11 - ID:897549

    Head of the Recovered Antiquities Department Ali Ahmed asserted that he contacted the foreign cultural relations department of the Foreign Ministry to address Egyptian embassy in London over reports saying that a 3,000-year-old cobweb-covered ....

  • Sphinx to undergo restoration process as of Friday

    Date: 2014-08-28 12:21:17 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:15 - ID:895548

    Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Al-Damati said Thursday the Giza Sphinx, better known to Egyptians as Abul Hol, will undergo a restoration process as of Friday for two months. In statements, the minister said the restoration process was part of a ....

  • Italian, Latvian opera in Giza Pyramids show – min.

    Date: 2014-08-27 06:48:19 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:5 - ID:893164

    Tourism Minister Hisham Zazou said Tuesday that a big show would be organized at the foot of Giza Pyramids by the Italian and Latvian opera houses. The minister made the remarks following a meeting with Ambassador of Latvia to Egypt Maris Selga. ....

  • Ministry of Antiquities, JICA to organize training program for archaeologists

    Date: 2014-08-26 12:34:15 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:32 - ID:892240

    The Ministry of Antiquities and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a cooperation protocol Tuesday to organize a training program for archaeologists and restorers working at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) project. The ....

  • Societal participation in drawing out Egypt's cultural policy urged

    Date: 2014-08-20 10:47:40 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:33 - ID:882713

    Egypt's culture minister underlined on Wednesday the importance of having the entire society take part in drawing out the country's cultural policy. Dr Gaber Asfour made the remarks during two meetings with members of the Supreme Council of ....

  • Renovated churches to open early December -- Minister

    Date: 2014-08-19 14:50:33 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:55 - ID:881532

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damati announced Tuesday that the renovated Abi Serga and Abi Sephen in Old Cairo district will be inaugurated early December. Damati inspected the religious complex in Old Cairo earlier today. He was ....

  • Culture minister inspects new archives building

    Date: 2014-08-17 12:48:00 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:30 - ID:878167

    Culture Minister Gaber Asfour inspected the new building of the Egyptian National Library and Archives in Cairo's Fostat neighborhood. Speaking to reporters, Asfour said the new building needs support from the state for its operation and ....

  • Culture min. meets with Family Library committee

    Date: 2014-08-10 10:29:15 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:5 - ID:866778

    Culture Minister Gaber Asfour met with the Family Library committee that was recently re-formed. The committee agreed on launching three new book series. The first series is on those with special needs, the second on Egyptian cultural figures and ....

  • Museums revenues doubled in one year: Antiquities min.

    Date: 2014-08-06 14:01:03 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:14 - ID:861483

    Revenues of museums and other archaeological sites across the country have doubled in July compared to the same period last year. "The operating income of the country's museums and archaeological sites reached EGP 15, 966 million in July against ....

  • Egypt UNESCO amb: Int'l delegation in Cairo to restore Museum of Islamic Art

    Date: 2014-08-04 08:38:38 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:27 - ID:857108

    Egypt's Ambassador to UNESCO Mohamed Sameh Amr said Monday a delegation of the International Council of Museums arrived in Cairo to meet with Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damati. The meeting will focus on plans to restore the Museum of Islamic ....

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