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Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem announced, on Thursday, that her ministry will re-open 16 public libraries in 10 governorates across Egypt from 5 July. As the country’s cultural activities gradually resume following closures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Culture will re-open 12 libraries affiliated to the General …
Cairo Opera House reopens with a bang as Egyptian star Mohamed Mounir scheduled to perform
All cultural facilities will reopen with 25% capacity limit, says Inas Abdel Dayem
Despite an unhappy private life, she grew from a somewhat passive woman, frequently forbidden by her husband from visiting friends or relatives, to a nationalist. She was also vociferous as a driving force in Egypt’s flourishing feminist movement.
Short films have seen a rise in popularity and demand as people are spending more time at home in lockdown, to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The kilns, which were discovered along with a huge mud wall also dating from the Roman Empire, bear burn marks, the ministry said.
Sale of legendary musician’s guitar is said to have set several records
Rania Genena, a mother to a one-year-old baby boy and 5.5-year-old son and works as Quality Manager for FieldCore in Cairo, started working from home in line with the company’s office response plan to ensure the safety of its employees. Rania’s husband, Essam, works as a video cameraman for BBC Arabia.
The theme of this year’s International Day of Yoga is Yoga at home and Yoga with family. Practicing Yoga together is a wonderful way to spend time with our loved ones.
The council members who are entitled to vote for the State Awards winners were limited to only 36 members. The state precautionary measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were also put in place during the meeting.
50% reduction on shooting in desert areas surrounding antiquities, says Waziri
Doctors in the initiative follow up with around 88 cases, says co-founder
With coronavirus pandemic, I joined international competitions on health, which encouraged me to draw
This year’s edition includes three world premieres, 22 feature films
Remnants of old Jewish community remain in Cairo’s goldsmithing community as reminder of historic turbulence
Workers obliged to wear face masks and gloves, whilst ensuring regular disinfection of digging tools
Programme to present international works in creative Egyptian style, says Inas Abdel Dayem
Mohamed Hefzy continues as festival’s president, Ahmed Shawky appointed as artistic director
In June, Netflix is set to present four films by the late Egyptian film director Youssef Chahine.
Date for reopening of cultural activities yet to be announced
Classes aim to boost general well-being and productivity
Stalwart of Egyptian cinema, Hassan Hosny, hugely popular with audiences, widely recognised for his contribution to Egyptian arts
The webinar started with an inspirational song released by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), titled “United We Fight”.
One of most important artefacts transferred is rectangular board for seven oils used during burial rites
Site of ancient Oxyrhynchus has produced 70% of literary papyri so far discovered
Online broadcast to take place featuring various Egyptian opera stars
Hidden gem gives visitors view of Egypt’s natural and wildlife wonders whilst also experiencing Bedouin life first hand
Musicians come together to create song urging people to stand firm and thank frontline workers
Culture Ministry’s YouTube channel hits 19 million views from 25 countries
Egypt’s Abdel-Dayem chaired virtual meeting to discuss solutions to virus’ impacts and preserve cultural awareness