Intangible Heritage

Egypt aims to register Koshari, Fava Beans on UNESCO Intangible Heritage List

Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 11:36 GMT

“Numerous countries registered their popular food and games,” commented Emam.

7th Cairo International Biennale for Arabic Calligraphy launches on June 6

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 11:31 GMT

The 7th Cairo International Biennale for Arabic Calligraphy bears the slogan “Pioneers Renewed in a Hundred Years (1922 - 2022)”

Egypt’s Academy of Arts in Rome celebrates International Day of Arabic Language

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 12:29 GMT

This came in coordination with the Egyptian Embassy in Italy, the Council of Arab Ambassadors and the Arab League mission in Rome.

Inscription of ‘Arabic Calligraphy’ on UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 01:02 GMT

Arabic calligraphy is a symbol of Arab identity, and has contributed to the transmission of culture and religious texts throughout history.

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Culture to hold cultural evening on documenting intangible cultural heritage on Jan. 21

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 02:25 GMT

The Supreme Council of Culture’s Storytelling Committee organizes a cultural evening within the activities of the "Tawasul" series.

UNESCO includes Egyptian manual textile industry in Upper Egypt in list of intangible cultural heritage sites in need of urgent preservation

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 02:58 GMT

On December 16, UNESCO included the Egyptian manual textile industry of the Upper Egypt region in the list of intangible cultural heritage sites in need of urgent preservation.

Egypt’s Min. of Culture receives UNESCO registration certificate of date palm

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 01:39 GMT

Abdel Dayem: Continuing efforts to preserve the cultural legacy that characterizes the Arab community.

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.