The World Heritage Committee of the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has included the Egyptian Museum in its tentative list of World Heritage sites.
The visit included a quick tour, during which the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, the Governor of Alexandria and the Director-General of UNESCO checked out a number of archaeological and tourist sites in the city.
UNESCO Director-General visits historic Cairo, Saqqara and Giza pyramids.
The President also affirmed that the State has followed a balanced path in this respect between development efforts and the preservation of the value and integrity of the unique archaeological sites, including the development of all historical areas in Cairo.
Poetry is one of the forms of expression and a manifestation of linguistic and cultural identity. Since ancient times, all continents, with their different cultures, have known poetry.
On March 11, the stations of the National Seismological Network of the National Institute for Astronomical Research recorded an earthquake 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel city, without affecting the archaeological area.
March 10 in the year 1980 marks the successful completion of what is considered UNESCO’s largest and most important archaeological rescue operations in history. It is the campaign to save the monuments of Nubia.
It is the annual celebration that takes place worldwide to enhance awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.
The General Authority of Egypt’s National Library & Archives announced a 50 percent discount on the authority’s publications on December 20, 21, on the occasion of celebrating the World Arabic Language Day.
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.
UNESCO handles the development process, providing US$750,000 dollars to support the restoration work.
Abdel Dayem: Continuing efforts to preserve the cultural legacy that characterizes the Arab community.
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.
The coronavirus lockdowns have hit the world’s museums very hard and more than 10 percent may never reopen while others will have to put new projects on hold, the United Nations’ cultural body UNESCO said.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the latest developments in the central exhibition hall of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.
UNESCO chooses Egyptian Museum in Tahrir as the most influential museum in Africa because the official Twitter account of the Egyptian Museum claimed the second rank as the most influential Twitter official account for an African museum.
On Sunday, UNESCO praised in a tweet the Egyptian initiative, describing it as an important means to contribute to protecting the well-being of citizens.
For the first time in 17 years, Egypt has applied the Natrun Valley monastery complex to the UNESCO World Heritage List in hopes it becomes the eighth site of the country's.
Chair of the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammad Al Khalifa, has condemned the transfer of the four sphinxes from Luxor’s Karnak Temple will be placed in Tahrir Square.
It was decided to celebrate this day after a proposal was submitted by Morocco and Saudi Arabia during the 190th session of the UNESCO Executive Council.