Culture and Art

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  • Switzerland guest of honor at CIWFF 2017

    Date: 2017-02-27 20:09:48 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:88 - ID:6600165

    CAIRO, Feb 27 (MENA) - Switzerland has been announced as the guest of honor at the 2017 session of the Cairo International Women's Film Festival (CIWFF), scheduled to kick off on March 4. Four Swiss films, including "looking like my mother" and ....

  • UK FM announces new set of British educational aid to Egypt

    Date: 2017-02-27 18:16:03 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:80 - ID:6600189

    CAIRO, Feb 27 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced on Monday a new set of British educational aid to Egypt via the British Council in Cairo. This came during his visit to the council. The aid includes signing 70 new university ....

  • Cultural heritage ''nation's'' memory - Azhar sheikh

    Date: 2017-02-26 15:54:41 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:81 - ID:6591729

    CAIRO, Feb 26 (MENA) - The cultural heritage is the nation's memory and its protection is a religious duty, affirmed Al Azhar Grand Imam Dr Ahmed el Tayyeb. Speaking at a celebration on the occasion of the Arab Heritage Day, dean of tenets of ....

  • Namnam: Islamist groups seek to stamp out histort, civilization of nation

    Date: 2017-02-26 13:23:21 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:48 - ID:6590917

    CAIRO, Feb 26 (MENA) - Minister of Culture Helmi Namnam said on Sunday that all branches of Islamist groups reject Arab heritage because such groups want to uproot the history of the nation to turn it into a nation without history or ....

  • Culture minister opens 65th Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival

    Date: 2017-02-25 12:44:47 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:30 - ID:6584245

    CAIRO, Feb 25 (MENA) - Culture Minister Helmi Namnam opened on Saturday the 65th session of the Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival chaired by Father Botros Daniel in the presence of a galaxy of artists and media figures. Addressing the ....

  • Egypt displays 80 pictures of ancient buildings on Arab heritage day

    Date: 2017-02-22 18:18:01 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:59 - ID:6570893

    CAIRO, Feb 22 (MENA) – Egypt will display on Sunday 80 pictures of ancient heritage buildings that have distinguished architectural value in the exhibition and the artistic competition organized by the Arab observatory for architectural heritage, ....

  • Body of veteran actor Salah Rashwan to be flown home Tuesday

    Date: 2017-02-20 17:07:40 GMT - France - Culture and Art - SN:81 - ID:6557757

    PARIS, Feb 20 (MENA) - Egypt's Consul General in Paris Serenad Gamil said Monday the body of veteran Egyptian actor Salah Rashwan will be flown home Tuesday on board an EgyptAir flight. Gamil told MENA the consulate is in constant contact with the ....

  • Egyptian actor Salah Rashwan dies in Paris, body to be flown home

    Date: 2017-02-20 10:31:34 GMT - France - Culture and Art - SN:29 - ID:6554781

    PARIS, Feb 20 (MENA) - The Egyptian consulate in Paris is taking necessary measures to bring home the body of Egyptian actor Salah Rashwan, who died in the French capital earlier Monday. Consul Serenad al Gamil expressed her heartfelt condolences ....

  • Bahraini official hails cultural relations with Egypt

    Date: 2017-02-19 18:10:59 GMT - Bahrain - Culture and Art - SN:73 - ID:6551625

    MANAMA, Feb 19 (MENA) - President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) Sheikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa has praised the level of cultural relations maintained by Egypt and Bahrain. In statements on Sunday, she said the ....

  • 47 culture palaces, houses to open in 2017: Minister

    Date: 2017-02-16 17:48:19 GMT - Egypt - Culture and Art - SN:70 - ID:6535809

    CAIRO, Feb 16 (MENA) – Culture Minister Helmy el Namnam said on Thursday that 47 culture palaces and houses will be opened nationwide in 2017. In statements, the minister said that a plan was set to reopen closed museums after being renovated as ....

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