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Music Therapy: An international treatment or a fairytale?

  /  April 21, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) defines music therapy as an established health profession, in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals.

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Egyptian biker to return home Friday after 143 days on road

  /  April 15, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

During the two days spent in Cairo, he refused to return home, preferring instead to stay with his supporting friends.

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Minister of Culture does not approve of ‘fat employees’

  /  April 15, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

When the minister asked if the employees face any troubles at their work, Abd El-Moneim, who holds a Masters degree in sculpture, answered that she is facing an issue regarding a salary increase as per the law

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Akhenaten to take the Pharaohs to Broadway

  /  April 14, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

“After the 25 January Revolution, I saw how people kept getting manipulated in the name of religion, so I saw it is the perfect time to start working on it,” says writer

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Exhibition in the memory of painter Mahmoud Said

  /  April 8, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Nine of these paintings have Said’s signature on them. For his 118th anniversary, the loyal art-lover and fan showcased printed and magnified versions of his original paintings in her art gallery.

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Cairokee celebrate release of 5th album

  /  April 7, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

“Our songs discuss issues for the first time in Arab music history,” says  band

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Masterpeace Playlist connects Egypt and Morocco

  /  April 1, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The Masterpeace organisation is an international network that believes in the peaceful power of music.

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Google celebrates memory of painter Seif Wanly

  /  April 1, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Google celebrated Tuesday the birth of the Egyptian painter Seif Wanly, who would have been 109 years old on 31 March.

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Arabic calligraphy is a kind of addiction, says calligraphist Hatem Arafa

  /  March 30, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

In an exclusive interview with Daily News Egypt, Arafa revealed some secrets about his beginning, the messages he aims to convey through his artistic works and the inspiration sources of his outstanding drawings.

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The harmonies and diversities of the Middle East

  /  March 29, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Sides of Arab life

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Art Dubai loves contemporary Egyptian art

  /  March 24, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Connoisseurs and contemporary art critics say Art Dubai has yet to reach the level of the world’s most established markets, like Art Basel, however its emerging market feel provides a special buzz.

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This artwork is about shoes!

  /  March 24, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Nagy comes from a family of shoe-makers, and for two consecutive generations his family excelled in one of the nation’s main micro-industries.

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People stand against tree massacre in famous Heliopolis garden

  /  March 24, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

No permission for trees’ removal provided, minister orders stop to “unfair trimming”

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D-caf: The contemporary advocate of downtown returns

  /  March 23, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

This year, the festival brought a new idea that brings out arts’ social responsibility.

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I’m speaking the tongue of Egyptian women in my novels: Sara Al-Badry

  /  March 22, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

In an interview with Daily News Egypt, Al-Badry revealed secrets about her own life, the messages she wanted to convey through her novels and the moral restrictions she puts for herself while writing.

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Wadi El-Nil celebrates 70 success stories

  /  March 22, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The hospital has a specialised team that consists of six different doctors.

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On the life of a rebel: Ghassan Kanafani

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

On answering a question regarding the relation between his political life and being a novelist, Kanafani replied: “My political position springs from my being a novelist.

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Cairo comics creator publishes Egyptian Manga

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The Captain blends an Egyptian sense of humour with Manga storytelling

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In 20 years, there will be no ballet in Egypt: Ahmed Yehia

  /  March 17, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Yehia discusses the current conditions of Egyptian Ballet and the reasons for its extinction

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‘Bakar’ returns in Ramadan

  /  March 16, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The episodes of the new cartoon series have been extended to 12 minutes each

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Okhtein and Yasmine Pay Tribute to African Women

  /  March 16, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

“We are trying to represent women who are trying to find love in anything,” says El-Said

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The life of the generation born and raised in Gulf countries

  /  March 15, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

This is why the 1980s generation has some very different memories than children living in Egypt now

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Korean pop culture shop provides a safe space for young Egyptian women to share similar interests

  /  March 15, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

‘We Are Different Egypt’ is the first K-Pop shop in Cairo

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Review of novel “Land of the Gypsies” 

  /  March 15, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

In his novel, “Ard El-Ghagar”, Abu Haiba takes his readers deep into the strange and mysterious land of the gypsies, where wisdom, tradition and magic are strongly present in painting the present as well as shaping the future of the gypsy clans.

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‘1980 and Upwards’: The youth’s pain relief

  /  March 10, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

A play that many have watched over and over

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5 wonderful opening lines in literature

  /  March 9, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Some novels whose opening lines catch a reader’s attention may not even be that popular. Some

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Pharaonic statue discovered in Sohag

  /  March 8, 2015  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

The statue, which was confirmed to be original by Minster of Antiquities Mamdouh Al-Damaty, was found during digging to establish a new residential tower in Akhmim Sharq city.

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Ministries of Housing, Antiquities to restore Islamic Cairo

  /  March 8, 2015  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

By Nayera Yasser In a collaborative effort between the Ministries of Housing, and Antiquities, Wikalat Qaytbay will be restored, while Sayyidah Ruqayya Mosque will be built with an EGP 75m budget. Project Manager Mohamed Abdel read the rest…

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I never write to send a certain message to people says writer Hassan El-Halaby

  /  March 8, 2015  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

In an interview with Daily News Egypt, the Jordanian writer gave profound analysis for the book market in his homeland Jordan, revealing some secrets about his upcoming literary works.

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Exploring the Egyptian Museum

  /  March 5, 2015  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The Egyptian Museum is overwhelming – get the scope on what to see and how to navigate this sprawling enterprise

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