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  • 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 ....

  • Rosetta City to be on ISESCO's Islamic heritage list

    Date: 2014-10-25 15:00:23 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:18 - ID:1197545

    The fifth meeting of the Heritage Committee of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) will kick off on Tuesday in Cairo. During the meeting, Egypt's Rosetta City will be inscribed on the ISESCO's Islamic heritage ....

  • Sun illuminates Ramses II Statue in Abu Simbel

    Date: 2014-10-22 08:41:13 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:18 - ID:1174761

    Sun illuminated on Wednesday the inner statues of Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan, a rare phenomenon that drew a number of tourists and Egyptians. The unique astronomical phenomenon, which occurs twice a year, took place at 5:53 am and lasted for 20 ....

  • Indian TV station films ancient, tourist sites in Egypt

    Date: 2014-10-21 18:52:21 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:89 - ID:1173017

    A team of Indian television channel "Travel XP" will visit Egypt to film its most important ancient and tourist sites upon an invitation from the Ministry of Tourism. The visit is part of the Ministry's efforts to bring more foreign tourists into ....

  • Tutankhamun's tomb to be closed for restoration - official

    Date: 2014-10-21 16:18:18 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:58 - ID:1172061

    An Antiquities Ministry official said on Tuesday that Tutankhamun's tomb in Luxor's famous Valley of the Kings will be closed from November 1 till December 15 for restoration works. Head of the Department of Antiquities at the ministry Yousef ....

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