6 facts you may not know about legendary Faten Hamama

Fri, Jan. 17, 2020

Egypt Today commemorates the death anniversary of Faten Hamama by presenting six facts you may not know about the late great actress.

Recording Academy puts chief executive on leave days ahead of Grammys

Fri, Jan. 17, 2020

The Recording Academy, whose members choose the Grammy winners, has placed its president and chief executive, Deborah Dugan, on administrative leave with immediate effect, it said on Thursday, just days before the Jan. 26 awards ceremony.

Egyptian soprano Fatma Said signs with Warner Classics

Fri, Jan. 17, 2020

Egyptian international soprano Fatma Said has signed a recording contract with the leading Warner Classics to launch her debut album.

Numerous cultural, artistic events to be held on Jan. 16

Thu, Jan. 16, 2020

Many cultural and artistic events will be held in various centers on Jan. 16.

Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participate in “Salon De Plongée” diving exhibition in Paris

Thu, Jan. 16, 2020

The participation came within the framework of the Ministry’s plan to promote tourism products that abound in the Egyptian tourist destinations, especially those related to diving.

Eyewitness to horror: New York museum opens exhibit of art by Holocaust victims

Thu, Jan. 16, 2020

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying to fulfill a run-of-the mill request when he uncovered a treasure trove of eyewitness depictions of the Holocaust, drawn in pencil, ink and crayon.

Magda el-Sabahy dies at 88

Thu, Jan. 16, 2020

Veteran actress Magda el-Sabahy passed away on the afternoon of Jan. 16 at the age of 88.

Min.: Celebrations of Khedive Opera confirm Egypt’s cultural leadership

Thu, Jan. 16, 2020

Egypt is the first country in the Arab region and Africa to ever establish an opera house.