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The Ministry of Culture is to organise a set of cultural events to commemorate the 100th birthday of late Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, who was born on 15 January 1918. Starting from 15 January and lasting for a week, a series of cultural events will be organised to revive the memory of Abdel Nasser, …
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The collection includes 40 of Mahfouz’s most famous artistic novels that were translated
The opera house includes a main theatre with 1,200 seats, two big movie theatres that can host up to 500 viewers, meeting and conference rooms, a cafeteria, parking, and a library.
“This is a documentary not a movie; meaning that the censorship of the Ministry of Culture does not apply to our scripts,” says coordinator
An executive programme for cultural cooperation was signed, allowing for idea exchange
The shut down comes two weeks after festival organisers of Al-Fan Midan (Art is a Square) struck a deal with the Ministry of Culture to provide funding and facilitate government clearance
Just three months after festival organisers were arrested, accused of violating the Protest Law, Al-Fan Midan has secured funding from the Ministry of Culture
The ministry of culture tries to provide visitors with museum virtual tours, but the execution requires some more work
Saleh: We will remain in the streets until the end of Ramadan
Ministry launches petition campaign to separate from culture ministry to “safeguard Egyptian heritage”
Independent artist Karima Mansour gives her point of view on Egypt’s art scene.
Protest will continue until a new minister is appointed and controversial decisions are reversed.
The sit-in at the Ministry of Culture continues but without the stage and performances of the past few weeks
A round-up of the events that affected Egyptian culture and lifestyle during the past year.
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Intellectuals call on the military to protect the Egyptian National Library and Archives
Protesters calling for the minister of culture’s dismissal continue their sit-in following clashes
Artistic demonstrations give Egypt a different taste of positive activism
Dancers perform Zorbas in the streets as an act of protest
Artists’ sit-in reaches its fifth day while the minister continues replacing officials
Protesters organise daily art events in front of ministry as sit-in enters fourth day
Angry artists, activists, and intellectuals break into Culture Ministry and promise to hold a sit-in until their demands are met
Members of the art community plan to protest Abdel Aziz Thursday
Ahmed Megahed learned of his dismissal through a letter from the Ministry of Culture
The symposium showcases the works of local artists.
The exhibition oil on canvas – Revolution of Colours between Light and Shadow opened in the German Embassy.
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights calls for providing daily wage workers with better work conditions
Minister said he will stay until parliamentary elections are held or consensus on national dialogue is achieved
“The FIAPF has not specified that this will happen though obviously it would not be good if the festival was not held two years in a row. But why would it not be held? We have permission from the FIAPF to hold it. The only reason why it would not happen is because the Ministry is in the way. This is a clear case of the minister creating the problem and then using it as an excuse to bring the organization back under the his wing.”