13 Mar 2014
Mohamed al-Badry, the Egyptian ambassador to Moscow, unveiled a statue of the Egyptian thinker and writer Abbas Mahmoud al-Akkad on Thursday at the Russian Research University, coinciding with the 125th anniversary of his birth.
13 Mar 2014
Interim president Adly Mansour will inaugurate on Thursday evening the Art Day after 33 years of suspension.Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, Culture Minister Mohamed Saber Arab, Information Minister Dorreya Sharaf Eddin, head of the General...
22 Jan 2014
Cartoonists George Bahjory and Gomaa Farhat open on Wednesday a cartoon exhibition entitled "alarm," organized by the Egyptian Society for Cartoons, in collaboration with the Goethe Institute's Tahrir Lounge project. The...
20 Jan 2014
The Egyptian film A Human Being won the top prize in the Arab Mobile Film Festival in Amsterdam this year.
Judges said the film was selected because of the unique humanitarian issue it tackles.
04 Jan 2014
Pull up a chair as these two Cairo-based furniture designers will keep you at the edge of your seat.
Mariam Elias, of Paradoxia, and Ahmed Abuzaid, of Block B Furniture, will be featured on Saturday at Vent in Downtown Cairo, in the...
11 Dec 2013
This month, Townhouse Gallery in Downtown Cairo celebrates its 15-year anniversary with three new exhibits, including pieces from reputable local artists shown in Egypt for the first time.
What started as an old paper factorn...
11 Dec 2013
The Opera House will stage a concert next Thursday in commemoration of the 39th anniversary of artist Farid al-Atrash’s death. The National Arab Music Ensemble will perform at the concert led by Maestro Selim Sahab.
03 Dec 2013
Owner of Meritt Publishing House, Mohamed Hashem, said that the Egyptian vernacular poet Ahmed Fouad Negm died Tuesday morning at the age of 84 years, after struggling with a fatal illness.
Hashem expressed sorrow over the death of...
20 Nov 2013
Last Thursday, Egyptian fans welcomed the indie Lebanese pop band, Mashrou’ Leila, with open arms to Alexandria for two back-to-back concerts.
The group, hailing from Beirut, is known for its unique style, poetic lyrics and...
07 Oct 2013
Minister of Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim has asked the Foreign Ministry to stop the sale of eight antique wooden panels stored at Bonhams Auctioneers in London to be offered for sale.
The wooden panels were proven to have been stolen...