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Dār al-`Ain Publication organizes a book-sharing evening on Sunday, March 13, 2016, to discuss the work of late Egyptian writer Abu Saif Yūsuf.
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.
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 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 of...
Father Mājed Wadī` said that the book Churches In Egypt invites the reader to embark on a journey throughout 2000 years of magnificent churches architecture and their beautiful ornamental details. The book contains as well spectacular photos, he added.
The Picasso Art Gallery in Zamālek, Cairo, will host an exhibition of Egyptian artist `Effat Hosnī under the title “Beautiful Egypt” on January 10. The exhibition will run until January 29 from 10:30am to 9:00pm, except on Sundays.
The Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) filed a report to the Minister of Interior Affairs accusing El-Sawy Culture Wheel of hosting "Satanists" in one of their concerts.
Drs. Hulsman compiled a chronological overview of the Church of Abū Fānā, based on articles sent to him by Dr. Helmut Buschhausen. He begins in 1982 when initiatives were established to help prevent further deterioration of the church.
The article explains a map that was sent to Arab West Report by H.E. Governor Ahmed Dia el-Din concerning the Abu Fana monastery.
A group of students and scholars from Claremont University in the U.S recently visited the Coptic sites of Egypt. In the article the dean of the religion department who took part in the trip describes her experiences.
The author calls for the establishment of centers for Coptic studies in Egyptian universities that study all aspect of the Coptic era.
Sayyed Hydara, is a Muslim TV director whose hobby is to draw Coptic icons. He thinks that it is original Egyptian art that has its own nature. Hydara states that Coptic icons are part of Egyptian art and history, and he dreams of exhibiting his Coptic icons.
The article discusses the ninth annual St. Shenouda Conference of Coptic Studies held at the University of California Los Angeles, and highlights the topics discussed and presented.
The author reviews a book about Egyptians’ traditions and customs authored by Sāmyah ‘Abd al-Nūr entitled, “Egyptian Customs and Festivals.”
This is not the first time the ground in front of the Hanging Church has caved in. Government officials and architectural engineers have visited the Hanging Church after the initial collapse and they wrote reports about what happened. Nevertheless no action has been taken to permanently solve the...
We spent an interesting evening gathering at the Church of St. Mary in Al-Sharabiya where the first seminar about Coptic heritage was held. This seminar was organized by the Association of the Lovers of Coptic Heritage and opened by Bishop Martirous and Dr. Abdel Dayim Nousir, deputy head of the...
The Egyptian-Polish archaeological mission unearthed three papyri containing Coptic inscriptions that date back to the sixth century during excavation works at one of the Middle Kingdom tombs in al-Karnak, Luxor.
There are a number of icons that have been taken to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and are on display there. The author reminds us that an icon serves as an important window for faith and is more than simply a picture that is used to teach the holy stories.
Held in Paris recently, the conference, which witnessed no official Egyptian participation for 30 years now, called for putting the Coptic antiquities on the Egyptian tourist map and recommended the establishment of independent departments of Coptology at Egyptian universities
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...


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