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President Sisi commends UNESCO support for Egypt

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 06:19 GMT

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.

AU official presents activities undertaken in 'Art and Culture Year'

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 06:30 GMT

Head of Culture Division at the African Union Commission (AUC) Angela Martins spoke Wednesday in Aswan Forum for Peace and Development.

Egypt, Tunisia to establish maritime trade route

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 05:39 GMT

It has been agreed to make 2021 a year of the Tunisian-Egyptian culture via holding mutual cultural activities between the two countries.

Egypt allocates LE 6.3B to support tourism, culture, aviation sectors

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 01:33 GMT

LE 3.2 billion were allocated during the current fiscal year to support the tourism and cultural sectors, and LE 3.1 billion for the aviation sector.

Egypt to hold ‘Ramses & Pharaoh’s Gold’ exhibition in 5 countries

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 02:05 GMT

The Cabinet has approved to hold an exhibition entitled “Ramsis and the Pharaohs’ Gold” in five international cities during the period from November 2021 to January 2025.

Saint Simon Monastery: A Deeper Look Into Egypt’s Massive Cave Church

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 01:08 GMT

Nestled at the heart of Mokattam Mountain St. Simon Monastery is the largest church not only in Egypt but also in the Middle East.

PM follows up initiative to promote Egypt's cultural relations with world's countries

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 08:24 GMT

PM follows up initiative to promote Egypt's cultural relations with world's countries.

Cultural, artistic events to be held on Thursday

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 04:11 GMT

The Alexandria Book Fair is launched in the land of Kouta, which is inaugurated by Minister of Culture, Inas Abdel Dayem, to be the first local authority exhibition after a period of hiatus to limit the spread of coronavirus. The fair will take place on October 1-10.

Numerous culture, artistic events to be held on Sept. 28

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 02:05 GMT

A number of cultural and artistic events will be held today, including the Supreme Council of Culture's celebration of the death anniversary of Egypt’s former leader Gamal Abdel Nasser.

In pics: U.S. Ambassador Visits Cultural Heritage Preservation Sites in Luxor

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:42 GMT

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visited Luxor on Thursday, September 17 to visit Egyptian cultural heritage sites that the U.S. has helped preserve.

Twinning initiatives assure deep Egypt-Italy relations: Ambassador

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 12:12 GMT

He explained that such cooperation is important to consolidate and strengthen bilateral relations between both countries.

Egypt applies for 8th world heritage site with Natrun Valley

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 08:00 GMT

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.

South African president gives keynote speech in Cairo

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 01:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Tuesday his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa in Ittihadiya presidential palace.

Port Said the capital of Egyptian culture in 2020

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 12:52 GMT

Abdel Dayem and Ghadban discussed the cultural and artistic programs to celebrate the selection of Port Said as the capital of Egyptian culture in 2020.

Luxor governor to open 6th Korean Cultural Day Monday

Sat, 26 Oct 2019 - 02:04 GMT

Luxor Governor Mostafa Alham and South Korean Ambassador to Egypt Yoon Yeocheol will inaugurate on Monday the sixth Korean Cultural Day at Egypt’s public library in Luxor.

Singer Robbie Williams to release first ever Christmas album

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 12:33 GMT

British singer Robbie Williams is getting into the festive cheer, announcing on Friday he would release his first ever Christmas album this holiday season.

Third edition of terror combat forum kicks off

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 - 10:30 GMT

The third edition of combating terrorism and regional interference kicked off here on Tuesday under the aegis of the Ministry of Culture.

In pics: Egypt’s 1st Nature Local Cultures Festival concludes

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 - 04:55 GMT

The three-day festival aimed at promoting ecotourism and nature reserves, showcasing folklore products, arts and diversified cuisines.

Hany Salama: A Dramatic Turn

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 12:56 GMT

Acclaimed actor Hany Salama tells all about his successful turn in QamarHady and looks forward to an upcoming “milestone” in his movie career.

Culture min. underscores state’s great efforts to combat extremism, terrorism

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 - 01:57 GMT

Egyptian Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayem on Saturday highlighted ongoing great efforts exerted by the Egyptian State to counter terrorism and extremist thought.

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