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  • Antiquities minister denies reports on using laser to fix damage caused to Tut statue

    Date: 2015-02-17 17:32:20 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:94 - ID:1988005

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el Damati has dismissed news about using laser applications to remove the epoxy used in gluing the beard of Tutankhamen statue. A scientific committee has been formed to suggest best ways to fix the damage caused to ....

  • Egypt guest of honor of Fespaco film festival

    Date: 2015-02-03 06:19:24 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:2 - ID:1882525

    Head of the Pan-African Cinema and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (Fespaco) Désiré Ouedraogo said he was glad that Egypt will be the guest of honor of the next round of the festival due to be held on February 28 to March 7 in Burkina Faso. In ....

  • Culture Ministry suspends artistic activities for 2 days over Faten Hamama's death

    Date: 2015-01-18 10:36:32 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:17 - ID:1766177

    Culture Minister Gaber Asfour decided to suspend all artistic activities in all sectors in mourning of Egypt film icon Faten Hamama's death. Hamama's fine art is entrenched in the history of Egyptian and Arab cinema, the ministry said in a ....

  • Japanese PM's spouse hails ancient Egyptian civilization

    Date: 2015-01-17 11:19:49 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:27 - ID:1760525

    The Japanese prime minister's spouse hailed the ancient Egyptian civilization and all the contents of the Egyptian Museum. The Japanese prime minister's spouse was keen to inspect the most important halls of the museum and the ancient Egyptian ....

  • Tomb of once-anonymous Pharaonic queen unearthed in Alex.

    Date: 2015-01-04 12:58:51 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:34 - ID:1671509

    A Czech expedition mission discovered a tomb of an Ancient Egypt queen who had never been known to archaeologists in Alexandria's Abusir city. The tomb of Queen Khentkaus III, from the Fifth Dynasty of Pharaonic Egypt, has been unearthed in the ....

  • Culture Ministry requests removal of Champollion statue located at Coll├Ęge de France

    Date: 2014-12-17 08:44:31 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:10 - ID:1554561

    The Culture Ministry in Egypt has contacted the French authorities, requesting that a statue of Champollion standing with his left foot on a Pharaonic head be removed. The statue is located in the main courtyard of the Collège de ....

  • 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 ....

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