The Coptic Era is an important part of Egyptian history that has helped shape society in ways that are still noticeable today.
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Old Cairo craftsmen keep old working practices alive, but challenges arise from the global market.
Student initiative aims to close the gap between education and the needs of the labour market
New online initiative wants to encourage Egyptian entrepreneurship and become a base for a successful future for Egyptian industry
Tahrir Academy develops informative and educational shorts that aim to change the way how Egyptians learn.
The Save Alex organisation aims to raise awareness to prevent the loss of landmark buildings
The band, known for preserving traditional protest songs from Port Said, launches an album full of political commentary
“Stop the heritage drain” campaign fights to preserve Egypt’s inheritance by highlighting the theft of culturally significant objects
The remnants of a historic city hidden in Coptic Cairo
Growing food op Cairo’s rooftops offers both a business opportunity and means to provide food for families
Every year millions of Muslims go on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia to visit the cities of Mecca and Medina. The visit to the holy places that lay at the centre of the Muslim faith is a highlight in their spiritual life.
The annual Spring Flowers exhibition in Orman Park will begin 30 March and last until the end of April.
In Egyptian culture the protection from the evil eye takes many forms
The name in Arabic means the Berbers’ Area and from the 19th century on the area was inhabited by Algerians, Moroccans and Africans who are all called Barabra by Egyptians
A unique multi-national foundation, concerned with preserving cultural heritage and focusing on renovating the remnants of historic civilizations
The city of the dead was historically known as the city of domes due to the high number of domes and mosques
New initiative aiming at exposing harassers by taking their photos and uploading it on Facebook
The 30 second video clip features Mohamed Morsi as the classic game hero Super Mario
The art of weaving goblan faces the threat of extinction
Nassya is a social network website that aims to bring people together
Ibn El-Farid is one of the greatest Egyptian mystic poets
Famous Egyptian thinker’s statue stolen from public square
The story of Saint Samaan church
Siwa store in Zamalek features many different types of handmade garments and accessories made by inhabitants of Siwa
Nebny aims to use the sense of enthusiasm and patriotism that was an integral part of the 25 January uprising and turn it into tangible acts of development and growth
On, known today as Heliopolis or Ain-Shams, was considered the first Egyptian capital during the predynastic period
The Encyclopaedia attempts to record and document the Egyptian Revolution, from a linguistic angle
Al-Seera Al-Hiliaya tells the story of the Bedouin tribe Al-Hilaly, which emigrated from the Arabian peninsula to North Africa
Many historical monuments have been suffering from negligence and disregard, and the old weaponry market is a prime example of this
The foundation has organised several training courses for youth in art, cinema, design, web design, and media technology. The courses are given by media veterans and professionals to make the participants more capable of expressing their thoughts, culture, and insights using open source software programmes.