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The Coptic Orthodox Church commemorates today the relocation of the relics of two of its saints Abakir and Yūhanna. According to the accounts of the Coptic calendar, the bodies of the two saints who, after receiving the crown of martyrdom, had been laid in the church of St.Mark the Evangelist,...
The 9th Cairo International Women's Film Festival inaugurated its opening with the Japanese film Futatsume no Mado (Stillness of the Water), directed by Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase.  Egyptian film maker and founder of the festival, Amāl Ramsīs said that the management of the festival had...
Fūrsān al-Sharq (the Oriental Knights) For Heritage And Modern Dance presents its latest show 'Al-Wāli' in the Main Hall of Cairo Opera House. 'Al-Wāli' (the Prefect) is about the era of Muhammad `Ali, 1804-1849. In a two-act ballet show staged on two consecutive nights on Wednesday and Thursday 2...
Eng. Muhammad `Assal, head of Egypt's Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation, is following up the nature of the ground subsidence detected in front of the Amrū Ibn al-`Ās Mosque in Damietta.  
Al-Ahrām Center for Translation and Publishing issued a new book entitled: “Days [Kept Alive] In Egypt's Memory” by Dr. `Awātef Serāj al-Dīn. The book analyzes the major political events that Egypt had witnessed since the emergence of the 1919 Revolution, which not only marked the moment, but was...
Egypt's Cultural Directorate of Great Cairo hosts tomorrow, Tuesday, a seminar titled “Ethical Corruption And Its Impact On Society” at Qasr Al-Thaqāfa (Cultural Palace) in Heliopolis, Cairo.
During the forum discussing just now the latest publication of the book entitled Churches In Egypt at Cairo's International Book Fair, Dr. Anwar al-Mughīth, director of the National Center For Translation (NCT), said that the book is indispensable material for the study of Egyptian history and a...
From Queen Nefertari to the activist Shaimā' al-Ghattās, Egypt's plastic artist Inās al-Hendi, through her art exhibition entitled “Women From Egypt”, portrays female personalities from different fields.
Amid a heavy presence of prominent public figures, Eng. Fādi Sa`dallah and Dr. Amīr `Abdallah inaugurated the contemporary Coptic art exhibition entitled 'Praise To God In The Highest', on Thursday evening. The exhibition will be displayed from September 22 to 28, 2016 in the Ziād Bakīr Hall,...
Dr. Lo'ay Mahmūd, director of the Bibliotheca Alexandria (BA,) Center for Coptic Studies announced that Dr. Tareq Mansūr, professor of history and civilization and dean of the Faculty of Arts at the `Ain-Shams University, Cairo, will deliver on September 25, 2016 a lecture entitled “The Merits Of...
On its sixth cultural season, the Coptic Studies Center in Cairo is organizing on coming Sunday a forum entitled “A new reading of Abu al-Makārim's book Tarīkh al-Kanā'is wa al-Adyirah”(History of Churches and Monasteries). Father Dr. Basilius Sobhi, the vice dean of the Coptic Orthodox...
. The Saint Mark Church is the oldest church in North Africa and the Middle East. Located close to Al-Raml Station in the coastal city of Alexandria, the street bears the name “Shāre` Kanīsat al-Aqbāt” The Copts' Church Street).
Every year, the city of Tanta, the capital of Gharbiya Governorate, celebrates the holy month of Ramadan in its own special way. Amid wonderful spirits of festivities, lights are focused on Al-Ahmadī Square, where Al-Sayed al-Badawī-'s Mosque, the biggest and most important mosque in Tanta, is...
Many Egyptian revolutionary youth have beckoned others to gather and demonstrate for the anniversary of the January 25th Revolution in a special way. In addition to the use of social media, which many ordinary Egyptians and women are not familiar with, Egyptian youth have decided to resort to the...
The seventh iteration of the International Festival of Cultural Diversity, for which Egypt is the honored guest, began today in Paris’ first arrondissement. The festival showcased a number of speakers who highlighted Egypt’s diverse cultural history as well as the works of several contemporary...
Egypt's Al-Ghad theatrical troupe director, Isma`īl Mukhtār said, that he will present the play Sayyed al-Waqt (Master of Time) on August 6 on the stage of Al-Horeya Center For Creativity in Alexandria.
Jawzīf Malāk a human rights delegate for the state of minorities with the United Nations reported that there is a fear that the Wādī al-Riyān Monastery crisis is escalating between the two parties and the rights organizations that are becoming involved in the matter. Malāk demanded that the state...
A hiker has discovered a 3,500-year-old Egyptian seal, which is shaped like a scarab beetle. It is thought to represent Pharaoh Thutmose III, who was considered the 'Napoleon of Egypt' as he captured 350 cities during his 54-year rule in the 15th century BC.
The revolution has triggered a profusion of artistic expressions and opened a vigorous struggle between the independent culture players and those in power. Today, the creators find alternative refuges.
The Egyptian archeologist of Islamic and Coptic antiquities, Sāmeh al-Zahhār, confirmed that Egypt's celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (Mawlid al-Nabi) that falls on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabī` al-Awal at the same time as the celebration of the birth...
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