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On 28th June, the summer school group took an excursion to Sekem farm, an organic farm in the Egyptian desert, around 60km North East of Cairo. The students were there to discover the Sekem ethos, sustainable development with a holistic approach, and experience the living and learning intercultural...
The minister of culture in Egypt, Ḥilmī al-Namnam, attended the opening of the second book exhibition at St. Mark’s Cathedral in ʿAbbāssiyya, Cairo. Dr. Haytham al-Ḥājj ʿAlī, along with the General Bishop Armiyyā, were also present on the opening day. 
With a weakening economy, populism on the rise, and the hunt for scapegoats, personal rights and freedoms seem to be on the decline in Egypt. People live in fear for their right to exist and to live a peaceful life, due to a lack of social acceptance, as well as pressure from the government....
Through its permanent delegation to the United Nations in Geneva, Egypt participated in sponsoring a musical concert by the Onuart cultural foundations. This took place in the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Hall in the United Nations’ headquarters in Geneva, as part of today’s...
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...
“Egypt the Cradle of Religions” is the title of an exhibition, which will be hosted by the Egyptian Museum at al-Taḥrīr on the sixth anniversary of the 25th of January Revolution. Ilhām Ṣalāḥ [Ilham Salah], head of the museum sector, said that the exhibition would last for a month or two. She...
The Egyptian Writers' Union, headed by Dr.  ʿAlā ʾ ʿAbd al-Khāliq [Alaa Abd Elkhaleq] mourns, along with the creative and intellectual audience in Egypt and the MENA region, the loss of the great novelist Aḥmad al-Shaykh. Aḥmad al-Shaykh passed away yesterday evening, at the age of 78. In his...
In the building opposite the Road 9 Metro market Mr. Mahmoud Farag’s [Maḥmūd Faraj] family handcraft shop is accessible by a set of stairs.  You won’t know what to expect until you get inside and begin staring, awestruck at the artwork covering his shop.            
A report by Al-Misrīyūn stated that the idea of ​​the Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World) dates back to 1869, when French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi designed a miniature of a statue representing a woman with a torch and presented it to Khedive Ismā‘īl Pasha. The statue was...
Egyptian fashion designer Nabīlah Ṣūbḥī presented a new collection of her designs inspired by Egyptian heritage at the festival "Egyptian Story". The festival was organized by the African Women's Club in Cairo and presented by īnās Ḥussām al-Dīn, Egyptian Women's Representative at the African Women...
Egyptian sculptor Tāreq Kōmī completed his design of the awards for the Aswan International Women Film Festival. The prize statue, which represents the ancient Egyptian goddess Isis, is to be unveiled at the conclusion ceremony on February, 26.
Sotheby's auction house is organizing its most comprehensive series of exhibitions and sales, which deal with the history of Middle Eastern art through five sales ranging from the contemporary to the ancient. These auctions will complement a series of seminars and lectures by leading scholars from...
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, Opera...
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...
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.
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