Qena

55,000 year-old skeletal remains to be exhibited in National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 03:51 GMT

The 55,000 year-old skeleton, which is considered the oldest skeleton in Egypt, will be exhibited in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

Egypt’s Minister of Culture, Governor of Qena launch shows of Confrontation & Roaming Theater

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 01:34 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem and Governor of Qena Ashraf al-Daoudi launched the shows of the Confrontation and Roaming Theater in the sixth governorate as part of the ministry’s plan to target 14 governorates until June 2021.

Egypt celebrates National Day of Qena on March 3

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 04:09 GMT

On March 3, Egypt celebrates the National Day of Qena. On this occasion, ET shed light on the most important archaeological site in this upper Egyptian governorate; The dazzling Temple of Dendera.

2nd phase of Dendara Temple Complex restoration completed, Min. of Tourism & Antiquities

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 03:33 GMT

Dendara Temple Complex was built on the western shore of the Nile for the worship of the ancient Egyptian deity Hathor, the goddess of love, beauty and family.

Public investment allocations for Upper Egypt's Sohag, Qena hike by 38%, 62% in FY2020/21

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 03:35 GMT

El-Said added that poverty levels in urban and rural Upper Egypt declined by 1.06% and 3.79% respectively, in FY 2019/20, compared to the levels recorded in FY2017/18.

Egyptian, British museums restore colorful mural of ancient tomb

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 02:18 GMT

Antiquities experts from the Egyptian and British museums are working hand in hand to restore an eye-popping colorful mural that was discovered in Kom el Ahmar excavation side in Qena governorate, Upper Egypt, lately.

Cost of developing electricity networks in Qena hit LE1.6B in 6 years

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 03:19 GMT

The total amount developed and implemented in the electrical network in the Qena Governorate sector during the period from July 2014 to June 2020 amounted to LE 1.6 billion.

Exhibition of Garagos pottery artists launches on Dec. 3

Tue, 01 Dec 2020 - 02:43 GMT

The artistic workshop was founded by the architectural artist Hassan Fathy at the request of one of the French monks of Jesus in the year 53 who was living in the village.

GAFI chief inspects free zone in Qena's Qift

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 02:45 GMT

The visit comes within a framework of the State's investment in setting up more development projects in Upper Egypt.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities completed restoration of 3 monasteries in Qena

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 05:17 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities completed the restoration of three monasteries in the city of Naqada, Qena Governorate. The council will officially launch them on Aug. 19.

605 hotels, resorts able to receive tourists in 21 Egyptian cities

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 05:02 GMT

The hotels and resorts are located in 21 Governorates all over Egypt: South Sinai, North Sinai, Red Sea, Matrouh, Alexandria, Suez, Greater Cairo, Qena ,Luxor , Aswan, Damietta, Fayoum, Beheira, Port Said, Dakahlia, Ismailia, Minya, Assuit, Sohag, Beni Suef and El Wadi El Gedid.

EGP 150 mln allocated to withstand COVID-19 impact on Qena, Sohag: minister

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 02:30 GMT

The allocation aims to secure medical equipment for the fever and isolation hospitals as well as the intensive care units in the Qena and Sohag governorates.

Egyptian Armed Forces sterilize main venues in 4 Upper Egyptian governorates

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 12:56 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces sterilized main venues in four Upper Egyptian governorates as well as Cairo and Hurghada city.

Child killed, three injured in Qena due to bad weather

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 02:11 GMT

A total of 31 trees and 16 electricity towers and a minaret of a mosque have fallen, while 5 houses collapsed in the governorate.

Medhat Saleh to perform in Dandara Festival's opening ceremony

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 01:56 GMT

Famed Egyptian singer Medhat Saleh and prominent band Black Theama are set to perform at the opening ceremony of Dandara Festival on Feb. 27.

Dendera Music Festival kicks off on Feb. 27

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 - 12:28 GMT

The Dendera Music Festival will be hosted in Dendera Temple, Qena Culture Palace and South Valley University.

Qena farewells Major killed in fire exchange with criminals

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 - 01:19 GMT

On Saturday, a funeral launched from Sedi Abdel Rahman el-Qenany Mosque for the killed Major Ahmed Fekry.

The future of investment lies in Upper Egypt

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 - 03:30 GMT

Mega projects established in Upper Egypt can be a beacon of hope for smaller ones.

Hot, humid weather in Cairo during Wednesday daytime

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 04:27 GMT

Meteorologists predict mild weather for Egypt’s northern coasts today and hot weather with humidity in Cairo and Lower Egypt during the daytime.

MSMEDA funds 588 projects in July: Qena governor

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 - 08:53 GMT

This came as part of the governorate's efforts, in cooperation with the MSMEDA, to help young graduates start their own business and find their path to entrepreneurship.

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