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In cooperation with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s (BA) Centre for Coptic Studies, Bayt al-Sinnārī (Sennari House) in the district of al-Sayīdah Zaynab (el-Sayeda Zeinab) in Cairo will host an open-day for the public to celebrate the annual Coptic Heritage Day on Thursday from 10 am till 7 pm.
Today, Saturday, a delegation from the Egyptian General Tourist Guides Syndicate (EGTGS) has visited the Catholic Holy Family Church at Maṭariya, Cairo, in order to learn about the history of its foundation, its spiritual and historical significance, in particular in connection with the Holy Family...
In a ceremony organized on Tuesday by both Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and the Minting Department of the Ministry of Finance, the new medal commemorating the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt was celebrated.
Not only monuments, but also streets, districts and different areas of the metropolitan city of Cairo have their own stories to tell. Many places such as like: al-Mugharbalīn, Al-Surūjiyya, Al-Darb al-Aḥmar, Ḥawsh al-Ghajar or Hosh al-Ghagar, Birkit al-Fīl, Tall al-ʿAqārib, Darb al-Mahabīl, Al-...
The first scientific forum dedicated to the antiquities of the Sinai Peninsula and the Canal cities was organized this October under the direction of the Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī.  Al-Waṭan presents the following review of the most prominent of these diverse monuments from...
 Dr. Gamal Mustafa [Jamāl Muṣṭafā], head of the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish antiques of the antiquity department said that the department affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities is in charge of 4 sections: the Jewish, Coptic, Islamic, and modern age sites. 
The BA Coptic Studies Center holds a lecture entitled “The Features of Coptic Personality and its Impact on Human Civilization” on Thursday, 1st of November 2018, at 2:00 pm, in the BACC Meeting Room C. It will be given by Pastor Kārās Jirjis Mīkhāʾīl, Professor of the Old Testament in Seminary...
The BA Center for Coptic Studies launched its 7th cultural season in Alexandria. The 1st lecture was held today under the title “A Reading of the Memoirs of Qulīnī Pasha Fahmī ... the Honorable Copt who Built a Mosque” at the Auditorium in the BA Main Library. 
Over the course of four days, the World Youth Forum in Sharm al-Shaykh, Egypt, not only focused on the diversity of the over 4-thousand-year old Egyptian culture, but also documented this heritage in a museum.
An article from the Maadi Messenger discussing the significance of the famous geometrical tile styling known as "Cairo Tiling" with accompanied contextual commentary from Cornelis Hulsman.
The Egyptian-Russian Fund for the Support of Science and Culture and the Russian News Publishing House have released a new innovative book narrating the Journey of the Holy Family to add to the cultural, national and religious heritage of Egypt.
As a part of his visit to Egypt Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund – IMF- was received yesterday by Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, at the Religious Complex, home to the three monotheistic religions and some of the oldest...
A campaign has been launched to restore the beauty and splendor of Heliopolis, which was first established by Belgian Baron Empain in 1905 to be a first-class aristocratic district in northeast of Cairo, Egypt, and its famous square of Kūrba, where the presidential headquarters is located. 
Dr. Khālid al-ʿInānī, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, said that Egypt, throughout its history, has excelled in religious tolerance throughout the various eras it has endured.
Dr. Mustafa al-Fiqi, Director of Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and Shihāb al-Dīn Ādam Shah, the charge d’affaires of Malaysia to Egypt, will inaugurate the exhibition “Faith and Power, Women in Islam” on Saturday, June 3, at 9:00p.m. at Bayt al-Sinnārī in Sayyida Zaynab. The exhibition is a joint...
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) has adopted the conference initiated by the Egypt's National Committee for Museums and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO). The Conference is to be held from 5 to 7 December of this year. The conference initiative has been welcomed...
Dr. Lo'ay Mahmūd Sa`īd, director of Coptic Studies at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) called on the Coptic Orthodox Church to translate the Holy Bible into Egyptian colloquial Arabic. It is noteworthy that Biblical texts were translated in to Arabic, the Van Dyck being the most known.  
Egyptian Minister of Culture, Helmī Al-Namnam, and Prof. Dr. `Abd al-Wahāb `Ezzat, President of the `Ain Shams University, inaugurated on Sunday, the book fair of the University's theme “Egypt, Land of Faiths”, in the framework of the University's concern to strengthen this highly developed culture...
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) recently published a book entitled “Copts in Egyptian Society Before and After the Islamic Conquest, Archaeological, Historical, and Applied Studies”.
Egypt's Minister of Culture, Helmī al-Namnam said that the National Center for Translation, alongside the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which is one of the most important cultural institutions in Egypt and in the Arab World, was established 20 years ago. He said that he was “pleased of the presence of a...

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