Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Egypt’s BA hosts ‘An English Musical Evening for Strings’ on Feb. 27

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:54 GMT

Orchestra of the Arts Center of the BA's Cultural Communication Sector presents a concert under the title "An English Musical Evening for Strings" led by Maestro Nair Nagy on February 27 at 7 p.m.

‘Impact of Egyptian Civilization on Greek Civilization’ lecture to be held in Egypt’s SCC on Feb. 24

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:50 GMT

On February 24, the History and Antiquities Committee of the Supreme Council of Culture is organizing a lecture entitled “The Impact of Egyptian Civilization on Greek Civilization”, at 12 p.m. in the Supreme Council of Culture’s Main Hall.

‘A Reading in Arab-Russian Relations’ workshop launched in BA on Feb. 21

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 03:02 GMT

A workshop entitled "A Reading in Arab-Russian Relations" was launched at the BA Strategic Studies Center on February 21, with the participation of experts and specialists from Egypt, Russia and Morocco.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina presents online lectures on Arab heritage

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 05:23 GMT

The lecture deals with the origins of the scientific method used by the Muslim Arabs in the Greek civilization.

Al-Sennari House hosts ‘Ladies Accessories’ workshop on Feb. 9, 16, 23

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 02:32 GMT

The activities of a free workshop to learn the art of "Ladies' Accessories" will be launched on February 3 at the ancient Al-Sennari House in Sayeda Zeinab. Al-Sennari House is affiliated to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Luxor Culture Palace holds ‘Role of Libraries in Culture Awareness’ lecture

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 02:56 GMT

On January 25, Hager El-Adasat Culture Palace affiliated to the Luxor Culture Palace held a lecture entitled "The Role of Libraries in Cultural Awareness."

Bibliotheca Alexandrina publishes 1st children's story in Arabic about underwater heritage

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 03:02 GMT

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Academic Research Sector published a children's story entitled "The Adventures of a Sailor and the Star of the Sea".

“Leading Life” webinar to be broadcast online on Jan. 17

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 02:33 GMT

The Library Sector at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is organizing an interactive online lecture (webinar) entitled "Leading Life" by Psychiatrist Asim Wasfi on January 17 at 2 p.m.

187 Egyptian artists selected to join ‘Agenda 2021’ art exhibition

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 04:18 GMT

The Department of Art Exhibitions and Collections of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Cultural Communication Sector announced the names of the artists participating in the 14th edition of "Agenda 2021" exhibition.

Egyptian-Lebanese Publishing House issues “The Novel: In Time & Place” for Mostafa el-Feki

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 12:49 GMT

Feki presented everything that he lived without masks, using an early quote by Franz Kafka: “I was ashamed of myself when I realized that life was a masquerade party, and I attended it with my true face.”

Cultural, artistic events of the day

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 12:54 GMT

Among them is the continuation of the art exhibitions at the Museum of Islamic Art, anecdotal readings of future creators in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, among others.

Cultural, artistic events of the day

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 01:39 GMT

On December 28, a number of artistic and cultural events will be held in a number of creative centers, including a lecture on the Byzantine era, an exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art, and a number of other events.

"Human Rights and Double Standards" intellectual meeting to be held on Dec. 23

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 01:58 GMT

The Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Mustafa El-Feki chairs, on December 23, an intellectual meeting organized by the library in Cairo under the title: "Human Rights and Double Standards".

Egypt’s Bayt al-Sennari held 2nd Aragouz Festival for 3 days

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 02:16 GMT

Bayt al-Sennari, in cooperation with the Wamda Band presented the second Aragouz Festival under the title "Puppet Inspiration", over a period of three days in the archaeological headquarters of Bayt al-Sennari in the Sayyida Zeinab neighborhood in Cairo.

Cultural, artistic events of the day

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 02:50 GMT

A number of cultural and artistic events will be held on December 20, including the launch of the Thirteenth National Theater Festival.

What was the nature of clothes in the ancient Egyptian civilization?

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 12:49 GMT

Many people imagine that women in the Pharaonic civilization wore short clothes and were almost nude.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina celebrates World Arabic Language Day on Dec. 14, 17

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 03:03 GMT

The Arabic language is well-known as a pillar of the cultural diversity of humankind, in addition to being one of the oldest Semitic languages.

“Nothing Happened” to be staged in closing ceremony of Alexandria Arab Theater Festival

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 02:28 GMT

The Small Theater at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina will host, on December 10 at 7:30 pm., the theatrical performance "Nothing Happened", written and directed by Mohamed el-Qady.

Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina to illuminate in orange as part of UN’s “Unite” campaign on Dec. 10

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 02:27 GMT

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, represented by the Women Studies and Social Transformation Program of the Academic Research Sector, in cooperation with UN Women - Egypt Office, lights the entire Alexandria Library building in orange for the third year in a row.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina holds a symposium on the history, architecture of Al-Sennari House on Nov. 29

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 03:22 GMT

On the occasion of the 226th anniversary of the establishment of the ancient building, a symposium will be held on November 29 at 6 p.m. at the headquarters of the Al-Sennari House.