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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...

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