In pics: Revitalizing Egyptian heritage craft of wooden dolls

Thu, 08 Jun 2023 - 09:08 GMT

The artist, Mohamed Saeed Gharib, 77 years old, is one of five artists who still preserve this craft.

Trump and Johnson face rubber ridicule as UK's 'Spitting Image' returns

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 11:53 GMT

“Spitting Image”, the defining British satirical show of the 1980s, roars back on screens on Saturday to lampoon a new generation of politicians, royals and celebrities in puppet form, led by Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and Prince Harry.

For the 1st time in Egypt: Establishing a central unit to safeguard intangible heritage

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem chaired the organizational meeting of the Supreme Committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage to lay down general frameworks for its work and to implement its national strategy.

Umm Kulthum to perform at El Sawy Puppet theater on Mar.7

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 11:30 GMT

‘’Umm Kulthum is Back again’’ is the name of the new concert that will be presented at El Sawy Puppet theater on March 7 at El Sawy Cultural Wheel.

‘7agar Tarazan’ in El Sawy Culture Wheel on Wednesday

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 04:21 GMT

El Sawy Culture Wheel offers on August 23 a Marionette show titled, ‘Tarazan’s Stone’ or ‘7agar Tarazan,’ written and directed by Dr. Mohamed El Sawy.

Israel to revoke Azmi Bishara’s citizenship

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 03:10 GMT

Opinion: Azmi Bishara will get a taste of his own medicine. Bishara who is known as Qatar’s “puppet” may be deprived of his Israeli citizenship.