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'Monkey for Four Dinars' exhibition unveils historical data

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 - 02:04 GMT

Mohamed Abdel Latif, assistant minister of antiquities, launched “The Monkey for Four Dinars” exhibition for Islamic antiquities at the Annex Museum in Aswan on April 11.

Ambassadors recommend books before visiting their countries

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 - 08:22 GMT

Babble asked a group of ambassadors from diverse countries to recommend a book that helps readers before they visit their countries.

Art takes death out of deadly weapons

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 08:32 GMT

Many artists have turned bullets, bombs and guns into artistic pieces and sculptures to mark the miserable stages that their countries have passed through.

Angelou’s 90th birthday: She lived to thrive

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 07:30 GMT

The world celebrates American poet, storyteller, activist, autobiographer and filmmaker Maya Angelou’s 90th birthday on April 4.

Between medicine, literature: Tawfik had something to say

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 06:58 GMT

Diversity was a dominating trait in Tawfik’s life; he wrote about assorted issues: love, freedom, oppression, friendships, relationships, optimism and pessimism.

“No One Cares about City Cats”, collection of stories preaching love

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 11:49 GMT

NVIC hosted two Egyptian authors, Ahmed Naji and Muhammad El-Hajj who discussed a collection of six love stories called "No One Cares about Cats"

Rim Banna leaves behind artistic treasure

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 10:28 GMT

Late prominent Palestinian singer, songwriter, and composer Rim Banna didn’t leave this world before enriching it with a magnificent artistic treasure.

Exceptional depiction of Hatshepsut found at Swansea University

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 08:38 GMT

A depiction of one of the most renowned pharaohs in history, Hatshepsut, was found by Egyptology lecturer Kenneth Griffin at Swansea University, Friday.

‘Before the Revolution’ to be performed after being censored

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 11:10 GMT

The play “Before the Revolution” is to be performed at Rawabet Theater on Tuesday and Saturday, after having been cancelled for two days.

India: photographers’ heaven

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 - 11:46 GMT

As part of “India by the Nile” festival, “People and Places” exhibition by the Egyptian photographer Khaled Gawdat, was held on Wednesday March 14 at El Sawy Culture wheel.

In the memory of the legend’s birth

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 02:19 GMT

Cairo Opera house will host Nowera ensemble for Arab Music led by Maestro Ahmed Amer, who will perform his most significant works at the Main Hall on Thursday.

Xenia Nikolskaya erases “Dust” from Egypt’s history.

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 11:11 GMT

Xenia Nikolskaya, the Russian-Swedish photographer known for the book “Dust”, in which she successfully documents various fascinating Egyptian architectural spaces.

Rising generations introduced to dynamic cultural scene

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 10:44 GMT

The “Culture is a field of work” seminar was part of the 8th edition of Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children held at the Supreme Council of Culture.

‘The Big Flip’ constructs path to reversed gender roles

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 - 08:23 GMT

“The Big Flip” is a documentary film directed by the American filmmaker Izzy Chan, in which she documented the stories of four different American families where the woman is the main breadwinner.

When art is a brilliant storyteller

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 08:45 GMT

Mostafa Jacoub is a Syrian artist based in the U.S. who depicts what has been happening in Syria since the beginning of the revolution through his art.

Discovery of new parts of Ramses II statue

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 04:28 GMT

New parts of the statue of Ramses II were discovered in the Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan on Tuesday, according to the ministry of antiquities.

Garage Magazine: The art of comics recreated with sophistication

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 - 07:00 GMT

Garage Magazine is a semiannual book of comics that features a new direction for the art of comics in Egypt, founded by two Egyptian artists

The story behind ‘The Merry Widow’ operetta

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 12:45 GMT

Egypt Today presents to you a brief history of “The Merry Widow”, an operetta by Franz Lehár.

SIFF offers a sneak peek at its second edition in Sharm El Sheikh

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 02:15 GMT

The second edition for the International Film Festival organized a press conference on Monday

Tahtib: an evolving Egyptian art partaking international recognition

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 10:20 GMT

The “Mallawi Dancing School” troupe will perform at Musée du Quai Branly (Quai Branly Museum) in France March 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 and 18