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New museum coming soon to Hurghada

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany announced on Friday launching a new museum in Hurghada governorate, according to a press release issued by the ministry. The announcement was made at the inauguration of a sculpture exhibition that marked the end of the International Sculpture Symposium in Hurghada. The symposium was attended by Ahmed Abdullah, governor of …

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Shadia’s 87th birthday celebrated through her songs 

The Ministry of Culture will organise a commemoration ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate the birthday of late artist Shadia through a concert at Giza Cultural Centre. The concert is organised by the General Organisation of Cultural Palaces. A group of young artists will perform some of the most famous songs of Shadia’s discography. Egypt’s sweetheart …

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USAID funds Kom Ombo groundwater withdrawal with $9m 

US Agency for International Development (USAID) Egypt Director Sherry Carlin announced that a project for reducing groundwater in the Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan will cost $9m and USAID will completely fund it, according to state media outlet EgyNews. The statement came in an interview with the Middle East News Agency (MENA). Carlin added …

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SNL bil Arabi banned for ‘screening sexual content’

According to council’s decision, programme consistently depicts sexually inappropriate phrases, words, violating morals, professional standards of airing for Egyptian society The Supreme Council for Media Regulation banned on Sunday the screening of Saturday Night Live bil Arabi programme, the Egyptian version of the SNL programme, aired on privately-owned channel ON E, claiming that its content …

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7th the D-CAF extends outside usual Downtown borders

For the seventh year in a row, Cairo’s Downtown celebrates spring by turning into a hub for art performances from various cultures, presenting several kinds of arts to thousand of attendees. The seventh Downtown Contemporary Art Festival (the D-CAF) will kick off 8 March and last until 29 March, bringing different sorts of art performances …

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Egypt honourary guest of 24th International Moroccan Book Fair

During the same week when the Cairo International Book fair ends, Egypt will participate at the 24th International Moroccan Book Fair as the honourary guest. Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem travelled to Casablanca on Thursday, among a group of writers to open the book fair which kicked off on 8 February and wil run …

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