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...
In his article published in Al-Yawm al-Sābi`, Ahmad Ibrahīm writes, that writers who experienced Najīb Mahfūz, either follow his same attempts at innovation and experimentation in form or take the novel writing into a different path of innovation. When al-Kharrāt began writing in the early fifties...
Researchers in Egypt using advanced scanning techniques to study the Pyramids said this week that they had detected “thermal anomalies” within the Great Pyramid of Giza that could indicate the presence of an undiscovered tomb.
After the success of “1st Egypt Comix Week” (22-27 September 2014), Sefsāfa Culture and Publishing is planning for 2nd Egypt Comix Week (2-7 November 2015).
Starting from October 29, the British Museum new exhibit 'Egypt: Faith After the Pharaohs' will display artifacts and relics collected over a twelve-century period that captures the influences of these various religions on Egypt, and how it shaped the religious history through the years. According...
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