Culture and Art

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  • Culture min. launches 'Book for Every Student' initiative on occasion of Cairo Book Fair

    Date: 2017-01-23 20:48:32 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:114 - ID:6392157

    CAIRO, Jan 23 (MENA) – Culture Minister Helmy Namnam launched on Monday an initiative under the rubric "A Book for Every Student”. This comes as part of activities of the 48th round of the Cairo International Book Fair planned to be inaugurated on ....

  • Egyptian-Chinese cultural year model for fruitful cooperation- Amb.

    Date: 2017-01-22 19:56:03 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:74 - ID:6383501

    GUANGZHOU, China, Jan 22 (MENA) – The Egyptian-Chinese cultural year is considered a good starting point and a model for fruitful cooperation between two countries, Egypt’s Ambassador to China Osama el Magdoub said Saturday. Speaking to MENA, el ....

  • Xi congratulates Sisi on conclusion of Egyptian-Chinese cultural year

    Date: 2017-01-19 17:57:40 GMT - China - Culture and Art - SN:59 - ID:6367257

    GUANGZHOU, China, Jan 19 (MENA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday congratulated President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the conclusion of the cultural year between the two countries. In a speech delivered on his behalf by the Chinese culture ....

  • Egypt retrieves stolen ancinet mural from Switzerland

    Date: 2017-01-19 13:35:18 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:41 - ID:6364569

    CAIRO, Jan 19 (MENA) - The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Thursday handed over an ancient painting to the Antiquities Ministry. The painting, stolen from Behbeit el-Hagar temple in Gharbia governorate, was restored from Switzerland. The general ....

  • Egyptian artisans display amazing art in China, says official

    Date: 2017-01-19 12:53:24 GMT - China - Culture and Art - SN:38 - ID:6364241

    GUANGZHOU, Jan 19 (MENA) - Chinese people have expressed admiration of skills shown by Egyptian artisans who participated in the Egyptian-Chinese cultural year, cultural attache at the Egyptian Embassy in China Hussein Ibrahim said on ....

  • GEBO to hold press conference on 48th book fair

    Date: 2017-01-17 13:51:13 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:57 - ID:6350669

    CAIRO, Jan 17 (MENA) - The General Egyptian Book Organization (GEBO), under its Chairman Haitham el Haj Ali, will hold on Wednesday a press conference at Ali Mubarak hall in the GEBO's headquarters. The conference is to announce details of the 48th ....

  • Education ministry, British Council to sign agreement to train Egyptian teachers

    Date: 2017-01-16 19:01:58 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:85 - ID:6345877

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - The Egyptian Education ministry and the British Council are planned to sign a partnership agreement on Tuesday. The agreement will be signed by Education Minister el Helaly el Sherbini and Director of the British Council in ....

  • Culture minister visits China to attend closing ceremony of Sino-Egyptian year

    Date: 2017-01-16 18:04:11 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:74 - ID:6344817

    GUANGDONG, China, Jan 16 (MENA) – Egyptian Culture Minister Helmi el Namnam arrived in the Chinese province of Guangdong on Monday to attend the closing ceremony of the Chinese-Egyptian Culture Year. Namnam who leads a high-level cultural, artistic ....

  • Veteran actress Karima Mukhtar dies at age 82

    Date: 2017-01-12 18:00:47 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:56 - ID:6322101

    CAIRO, Jan 12 (MENA) - Veteran Egyptian actress Karima Mukhtar died Thursday at the age of 82, Secretary of the Actors' Syndicate Sameh el Sereity said. In statements to MENA, Sereity said the funeral prayers for her will be held at Amr Ibn Al Aas ....

  • Aswan governor reviews preparations for int'l conf. on heritage

    Date: 2017-01-01 21:49:09 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:67 - ID:6255233

    ASWAN, Upper Egypt, Jan 1 (MENA) - Aswan governor Magdy Hegazy met Sunday with representatives of a "Protect Our Heritage" foundation, which is working to develop the community of the Upper Egyptian city. The meeting took up preparations for an ....

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