Qaitbay Citadel to be opened for free Tuesday marking 200th anniversary of deciphering Rosetta Stone

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 - 08:06 GMT

Qaitbay Citadel in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria will be opened to visitors free of charge on Tuesday, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of deciphering the Rosetta Stone and the emergence of Egyptology.

Historic Cairo is the largest, most important heritage city in the world

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 12:32 GMT

It is a lively city characterized by the richness of its urban fabric.

House of Egyptian Architecture to host ‘Importance of Urban Documentation & Responsibility of Publishing Houses’ symposium on July 13

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 12:56 GMT

Architecture is the most comprehensive expression of human culture and collective behavior.

Concerts, theater shows, literary salons in Egypt’s various creativity centers during February

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 02:14 GMT

The Cultural Development Fund sector has finished preparing the cultural and artistic program set to be presented in its artistic creativity centers during the current month of February.

"My Arabic Language" workshop, art exhibition to be held in Egypt’s Library of Islamic Civilization on Dec. 22

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 03:03 GMT

The Cultural Production Affairs Sector, is holding a workshop and art exhibition entitled "My Arabic Language", on December 22 at 10 a.m. at the Library of Islamic Civilization in Cairo’s Citadel.

Press Conference to reveal details of 13th Intl. Sama’a Festival for Spiritual Music & Chanting to be held on Oct. 18

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 03:15 GMT

The festival's thirteenth edition is scheduled to run from October 22 to 29 at the Bir Youssef Theater in the Citadel.

Min.: Ancient military fortress discovered in Tal el-Kedwah

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 03:25 GMT

The Egyptian archeological expedition working in Tal el-Kedwah,northern Sinai unearthedthe remains of an ancient fortress spanning back to the 26th dynasty.

Historic Cairo development project to promote 1204 archaeological sites

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 - 11:18 GMT

The touristic marketing plan originated new tourism programs including archaeological buildings in Cairo.

American John Salley arrives in Cairo for 3-day visit

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 09:30 GMT

The American star will give a speech at the Creativity Industry Forum held from March 26-27.

Monte Cairo band to perform in Salah El-Din Citadel Festival on Aug.8

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 11:28 GMT

Monte Cairo Band will present a huge concert on Wednesday August 8 at the Citadel's Mahka Theatre as part of Salah El-Din Citadel Festival for Music and Singing.

Extraordinary IFDTA closing ceremony

Sat, 28 Apr 2018 - 11:36 GMT

IFDTA’s closing ceremony took place at Cairo’s Citadel with a massive audience.

LE 235M to protect Alexandria’s Qaitbay Fort from rising sea

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 11:00 GMT

The historical castle can be seen from afar along the Alexandria Corniche. It stands witness to five centuries of the city’s long history.

Holding Down the Fort

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 01:43 GMT

In an effort to safeguard Qaitbay and other historical sites against climate change threats, Egypt puts in motion various heritage conserving measures.

The sea and the sunset in Alexandria

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 12:19 GMT

Catch timeless sea sunset by the Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria

Pharaoh’s Island Egypt seeks to add on UNESCO Heritage List

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 01:00 GMT

The Pharaoh’s Island, in South Sinai is a beautiful touristic attraction site with a historical significance that the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.