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Hyakutome’s dissonant sounds elicit lukewarm reaction from audience

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Culture, Music  /  2 Comments

Violin virtuoso’s skills were well-received by the audience but the pieces performed were not aligned with the general expectation

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Momentography

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Art, Culture  /  2 Comments

Abdelwahab hopes to redirect attention to landscapes

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Palm Sunday around the world

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Christians of all denominations celebrated the start of the Holy Week

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In Pictures: Palm Sunday celebration in Egypt

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Egyptian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday. The ceremony is a landmark in the Christian calendar, marking the triumphant return of Christ to Jerusalem the week before his death, when a cheering crowd greeted him waving palm leaves. (AFP read the rest…

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D-CAF ends on good note with final performance

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Art, Culture, Music  /  2 Comments

La Voix est Libre included a diverse mix of artists across different genres and was greatly enjoyed by the audience

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Women From Egypt: A new exhibition by Helmy El Touni

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Art, Culture  /  1 Comment

Helmy El Touni depicts Egyptian women going about their daily lives

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Palm Sunday starts Christian Holy Week

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of many religious ceremonies for both Western and Eastern Orthodox Christians

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Bollywood Love Story brings magic of India to Egypt

  /  April 8, 2014  /  Culture, Music  /  3 Comments

Bollywood Love Story – A Musical is one of the most entertaining shows the Main Hall has seen in a long time

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Divergent: Fast-paced and entertaining

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

The film tackles similar subjects as The Hunger Games but in a shallower way

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Hassan Khan returns to Cairo

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Art, Culture  /  2 Comments

The exhibition, his first in the city in 10 years, is an eclectic mix which shows of the many facets of Khan’s talent

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Malaysia bans Noah film as ‘un-Islamic’

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Indonesia, Egypt and United Arab Emirates have banned the film because of scenes they say contradict Islam.

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ABT delivers a gentle Coppélia at the Abu Dhabi Music Festival

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The American Ballet Theatre charms audiences with a classic performance of the famous ballet

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Bill Fontana explores the sounds of the desert in Abu Dhabi

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The exhibition features local talents as well as first-heard sound installations by Bill Fontana

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Ancient Egypt still draws crowds

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The international exhibition attracts a large audience in Mexico

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Fools’ Culture: Flying saucers witnessed at Cairo International Airport

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Aliens have come in peace to Cairo’s bustling airport

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Fools’ Culture: PreTense launches Dancer in the Dark 2014

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The Egyptian dance collective performs shows in undisclosed locations after dark

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Fools’ Culture: Now OK to consider downtown a bad neighbourhood

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Egyptians can now form an honest opinion on Downtown

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Fools’ Culture: Walk against animal cruelty

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Mahmoud and Bertha enjoyed a leisurely walk around Dokki

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Michel Fadel closes Abu Dhabi Music Festival

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Lebanese composer Michel Fadel discusses his career and what inspires him in life

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Colour Vision Angles showcases Sayed’s unique style

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Attyat Sayed’s exhibition is impressive with a breadth of scope and a diversity that adds to its richness

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Call for applications for BBC film festival

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

Aan Korb festival will be held in October in London

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Mosa’ab El-Shamy to give photojournalism workshop

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

AlQomrah’s workshop focuses on the skills and ethics needed for an advanced journalist to become a photojournalist

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The death of duality

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Culture, Opinion  /  3 Comments

While the opinion of others used to be important these days nobody seems to care

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The grand daughter of the queen of Belgium visits Egypt

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Culture  /  4 Comments

Princess Marie Esmeralda films a documentary on the Belgian expedition in Egypt

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Beautiful expressiveness at D-CAF’s Urban Visions

  /  March 25, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

Though both performances engaged the audience differently, Mashy was a joy to watch and for many, was the main course for the evening.

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Two more colossal pharaoh statues unveiled in Egypt

  /  March 25, 2014  /  Culture  /  9 Comments

The discovery of the two colossal statues is considered a rare one

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India by the Nile: Egypt’s biggest foreign festival back for 2nd edition

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

This year the festival includes music, folk, exhibitions, discussion and a big musical show

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Japanese Embassy screens two anime films

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

Egyptian audiences enjoyed the introduction to this special and complicated genre

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Egypt grants citizenship to acclaimed filmmaker

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

After years of waiting one of Egypt’s favourite filmmakers receives the Egyptian passport

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A tome on tom

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Culture  /  3 Comments

Cairo smells a little more pungent than normal

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