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  • All tourist sites, museums to be open for free Saturday - Minister

    Date: 2014-09-26 14:36:42 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:13 - ID:1018997

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty said on Friday that all tourist sites and museums across the nation will be open for free to visitors for two days starting Saturday. This comes on the occasion of the World Tourism Day, Damaty said. He ....

  • Reopening of Abu-Simbel Temple marks 46th anniversary

    Date: 2014-09-22 10:48:56 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:46 - ID:988349

    Some 46 years ago, Abu-Simbel Temple was re-opened for visitors, after it was rescued by the UNESCO along with all world countries. In 1960, Egypt and UNESCO urged all world countries to help in rescuing Nubian monuments due to the establishment ....

  • Nayer Naguie happy to be in Algeria

    Date: 2014-09-15 08:45:42 GMT - Algeria - Culture - SN:17 - ID:941533

    Egyptian composer and conductor Nayer Naguie, who is currently in Algeria for the Symphonic Music Festival, said Monday he is happy to be. This is not the first time Naguie has visited Algeria. He told MENA correspondent he has been leading ....

  • Culture Min. visits Shanghai History, Art Museums

    Date: 2014-09-13 17:31:19 GMT - China - Culture - SN:42 - ID:932293

    Egypt's Culture Minister Gaber Asfour visited on Saturday the Shanghai History and Art Museums during a trip to China to boost relations. During the visit, Asfour welcomed hosting an Egyptian fine art's exhibition inside the museums. Asfour also ....

  • China opera house holds ceremony for Egyptian min.

    Date: 2014-09-13 07:32:25 GMT - China - Culture - SN:2 - ID:927985

    The Shanghai Opera House organized a ceremony in honor of visiting Egyptian Culture Minister Gaber Asfour. During the ceremony, the Egyptian and Chinese sides agreed on Egypt's participation in the Shanghai International Film Festival and ....

  • 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 ....

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