UNESCO interviews 9 candidates for Director-General, 4 of them are Arabs

Fri, Apr. 28, 2017

Four Arabs, including an Egyptian woman, are amongst the nine potential candidates running for UNESCO’s top post are in the interview process from April 27 to 28, to succeed the current chief of UNESCO, Bulgarian Irina Bokova, who started her tenure in 20

Clint Eastwood to direct film based on an IS attack

Fri, Apr. 28, 2017

Clint Eastwood plans to bring to life another true story with the book-to-film adaptation of “The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Heroes

10 things to know about the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in its 10th anniversary

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017

International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) was launched in April 2007 in Abu Dhabi. It was modeled on the esteemed Man Booker Prize to acknowledge high quality works of Arabic fiction, and celebrate the writers.

Egyptian novelist Mohamed Rabie to participate in Abu Dhabi Book Fair

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017

The award-winning Egyptian novelist Mohamed Rabie participates in Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which started on 26th April and lasts till 2nd May

28 April: “Sleeping in the City” video art to be screened at Darb 1718

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017

A video art project entitled “Sleeping in the City” will be screened Friday at Darb 1718, a cultural center in Coptic Cairo

Saad Zaghloul museum opens a salon for people with special needs

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017

The Fine Arts sector of the Ministry of Culture opened on Wednesday the seventh session of the salon especially dedicated to people with special needs at Saad Zaghloul’s cultural center in Beit el-Umma Museum in Giza.

Goethe-Institut to start its annual program for movies in May

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017

Goethe-Institut, the German cultural center, will hold its annual movie program May 2-9 in Giza and May 2-6 in Alexandria. The program shows a number of new German movies and documentaries, and holds seminars to discuss them.

Three Egyptians charged with smuggling in Spain

Thu, Apr. 27, 2017

Three Egyptian men have been charged with stealing and trafficking Egyptian antiquities, Spanish newspaper 20 Minutos reported Tuesday