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Art&Culture: A year in review

The Art&Culture scene went through a few difficult phases in 2013 but managed to survive and even flourish. Music, contemporary dance, photography, festivals and exhibitions, regardless, despite or because of the restrictions the political climate and reality imposed, artists everywhere used their talent to chronicle the times we lived in.

While society was divided along stricter lines in the past year, artists in Egypt found inspiration in the differences and the diversity in their work made for a year filled with art that moved, surprised and made us think. Here are some of our highlights of 2013.

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In Pictures: Ahmed Fouad Negm’s funeral

  On 3 December, a group of friends and family bid their final farewells to Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm. The funeral procession began after prayers at Al-Hussein Mosque and ended with the burial of the body at Negm’s family cemetery in the neighbourhood of Al Sayeda Aisha. Photos by Mohamed Omar

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