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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, Opera...
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 Theological...
. 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).
Background:This recording is of a press conference with Dr. Zāhī Ḥāwās, the-then Chief Inspector of the Giza Pyramid Plateau. He speaks about recent excavations the difficulties with promoting tourism and at the same time preserving historic sites and the future of the Giza plateau.
Side A:Dr. Zāhī...
Background: Father Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl talked about the issue of the Hanging Church and criticizes the Ministry of Culture in its stance regarding the issue. The interview was held in Arabic. Side A: The Hanging Church issue was focused on two main aspects; the reconstruction of the church and the...
Background: This recording is divided into two parts. The first part is mainly about the revival of the Ancient Library of the Alexandria Project, how the idea has started, the varying project phases, funds, the role of the UNESCO and the main features of the new Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The second...
A Coptic Orthodox Church delegation is to visit Jerusalem on Tuesday in response to an invitation from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to discuss the renovation of Dair al- Sultān monastery.
Background: At an assembly at the American University in Cairo (AUC) on 22 November 1995, guest speakers Dr. ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Nūr al-Dīn, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA – 1993-1996) and Professor Kent R. Weeks, were invited. Since the discovery of Tutankhamun’s work, the...
Background: The tomb of the sons of Rameses II (KV5) was discovered in February 1994 by Professor Kent R. Weeks, an American Egyptologist in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor. The tomb had been briefly and superficially explored before, but due to all the debris in the tomb, the preceding...
Background: There is a short interview with a student of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) about Christian missionary work in Morocco. The major part of the recording is Zuzana Skalova, a Czech art historian speaking about the conservation of Coptic icons in Egypt. One of her central...
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...
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...
The General Egyptian Agency for Books recently published an edition of its “Societal Sciences” series called “From the Secret Archives of Egyptian Culture” by Ghālī Shukrī. In the book introduction Ghālī writes, “this book is merely a drop in the sea in terms of the errors and crimes that the...
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.

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