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Bambah celebrates Ramadan with colourful flora kaftans

With all eyes fixed on the Middle East, modest fashion is crossing the borders between the east and the west in order to become a global form of dressing. Meanwhile, international designers are starting to experiment with this direction; evidently, regional designers are taking the front seat as leaders of this particular move. Bambah Boutique …

Daily News Egypt

Not all novels are meant for TV: La Totfe Al Shams

La Totfe Al Shams is one of the most discussed and talked about Egyptian TV series this Ramadan. The series is an adaptation of Ihsan Abdel Quddous’ hugely successful novel that had already been turned into a hit feature film in 1961. Although it is very intriguing to start comparing the series’ casting choices, performances, …

Ahmed El Goarany

30 Youm: a worthy thriller, or a waste of time?

When it is estimated that there are more than 37 new Egyptian TV series released, one has to be picky when deciding which of them to give their time to. Usually, people decide which series they should watch based on the cast (an actor who they know always chooses the right scripts to play, a …

Ahmed El Goarany

La Totfe’ El Shams: a classic-novel-turned-controversial-series

In 1960, leading author Ihsan Abdel Quddous released his two-part-novel “La Totfe’ El Shams.” The novel is considered one of the most popular literary works that sheds light on the contradictions between the younger and older generations and the struggles of the youth at that time. In 1961, notable director Salah Abo Seif turned the …

Rana Khaled

37% of shoppers use smartphone apps to buy goods during Ramadan 

A report issued by Payfort expected that Egyptians will spend over 50% of their financial income on services and household goods during Ramadan. According to the report, during the month of Ramadan sales via the internet increase, before they decline during the Eid al-Fitr period. According to the indicators of the report, the percentage of …

Daily News Egypt

Automotive companies offer no price cuts in Ramadan

For the first time in years, car companies have not offered price cuts on their products during the holy month of Ramadan. Most car models’ prices remained unchanged, except Nissan, Hyundai, Chery, and Ford. Auto companies expect that the sector’s sales will fall due to the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) decision to raise the …

Ahmed Amer

Fel La La Land: when comedians use disgraceful stereotypes for fun 

A few years ago, a group of novice theatrical artists were introduced to the Egyptian audience by the leading comedian Ashraf Abdel Baky in a number of short plays that were aired on one of the popular TV channels with high viewership rates. Although such experience that carried the name of “Tiatro Masr” was successful …

Rana Khaled

Ramadan’s charity campaigns spotlights heroes and optimism 

With people spending hours of their days watching Ramadan’s TV series, they are being subjected to many commercials, which have turned into as important a part of Ramadan routine as the food and family gatherings. For years, Ramadan has been the perfect chance for non-profit organisations to promote their charity work in order to ask …

Nada Deyaa’

Ghada Abdel Razik accused of ruining flight attendants’ reputation 

For years, superstar Ghada Abdel Razik and her Ramadan series have been grabbing the attention of many viewers, with the actress’ unexpected roles besides the creativity of the script and the interesting plot—something that might change this year with her latest series “Ard Gaw” (Ground to Air), directed by Mohammed Gomaa. The first episode of …

Rana Khaled

Ramadan 2017: action and comedy series dominate the scene

From one year to another, millions of Egyptian Muslims wait for Ramadan, the holy month, which is always connected to spirituality, prayers, and other religious rituals. Al mesharati (the drummer) roams the streets, beating his drums to wake people up to have their sohour, and shops cover their entrances with coloured lanterns with the aim …

Rana Khaled