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Bibliotheca Alexandria, 1984

Bibliotheca Alexandria hosts theatrical version of Orwell’s “1984”

On 27 and 28 February, the small theatre in Bibliotheca Alexandria hosted the theatrical play of “1984,” based on George Orwell’s classic novel of the same name. More than 600 people attended both days’ shows, which were open to the public at a low price. “I started reproducing the novels of the great writer George …

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Google celebrates birth of Egyptian belly dancer Samia Gamal

Commemorating the 93rd birthday of the legendary belly dancer Samia Gamal, Google changed its doodle with pictures of Gamal’s most famous artistic moves she was known for. Zeinab Khalil Ibrahim Mahfouz, known as Samia Gamal, is one of the leading Egyptian belly dancers known for her outstanding oriental dancing style, which attracted thousands of her …

Daily News Egypt

Abdelaziz Al-Samahy

“Spirit of Egypt” blends Egyptian heritage with modern art

The fine artist and novelist Abdelaziz Al-Samahy decided to dedicate his whole life bringing the old Egyptian heritage, lifestyle, customs, and traditions back to life and introducing young people to the simple architecture of old houses. His last exhibition titled “The Spirit of Egypt,” held in Cairo Opera House a few months ago, managed to …

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Kimmel mocks Trump, La La Land mistakenly announced “Best Picture” winner

Each year, millions of people around the world gather to watch the Oscars. Although the ceremony was only broadcasted to a number of pay-TV channels, millions of Egyptians managed to watch it on various live-streaming links on the internet. The 89th Academy Awards witnessed moments of shock, embarrassment, and sarcasm. This year, comedian Jimmy Kimmel …

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Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum hosts “A Story of Her” Exhibition in March

  In the presence of professor Khaled Sorour, head of the Fine Arts sector in Egypt, Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum hosts the “A Story of Her” exhibition of the leading artist Zeinab Nour, the associate professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Helwan University. The photography exhibition runs between 8 and 19 March at Renaissance …

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Ramses II statue to be restored in Luxor Temple  

Aiming to inspect the restoration processes of one of King Ramses II statues that was destroyed in the fourth century AD, Dr. Khaled Al-Anani, the Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, and Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO, visited the city of Luxor along with Governor Mohammed Badr. The statue was destroyed as a result of a devastating …

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Arts carnival to be held in Zamalek for the second year

After the outstanding success of its first round, faculties of fine arts, art education, and music education in Zamalek organise their second annual arts carnival that hosts hundreds of students, art fans, and public audience. The carnival will be held on 24 February and will showcase various kinds of arts for the interested attendees. “This …

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Zurich hosts Egyptian Sunken Secret Exhibition for the first time

Zurich hosts Egyptian Sunken Secret Exhibition for the first time

After its successful tour in Paris and London, Osiris Egyptian Sunken Secrets Exhibition was hosted by Rietberg Museum in the Swiss city of Zurich between 10 February and 12 July. In a big press conference that was covered by a number of local and international media outlets, the Egypt Minister of Antiquities, Khaled El-Anany, provided …

Daily News Egypt

Aswan Heart Center (Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation) signed a three-year contract with Elsevier, a pioneer provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, for its online nursing solutions: Clinical Skills and ClinicalKey for Nursing.

Aswan Heart Center signs a contract with Elsevier for its online nursing platforms to achieve clinical excellence

The hospital is setting the stage for the improved development of nursing skills and clinical knowledge in Egypt Aswan Heart Center (Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation) signed a three-year contract with Elsevier, a pioneer provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, for its online nursing solutions: Clinical Skills and ClinicalKey for Nursing. ClinicalKey …

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I Want a Divorce tackles women’s struggles in Egyptian society

Over the past few years, we have licensed to some terrifying statistics about the rapidly increasing numbers of divorce cases. The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) recently estimated one divorce is filed every four minutes. Although divorce is considered a mutual responsibility between husband and wife in many countries, women are still …

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