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150 artists of 30 nationalities “leave their mark” on building walls of Erriadh village
‘Domestic Tourism II’ part of ‘Whose Gaze Is It Anyway?’- an exhibition looking at the history of Arab pop culture
Director Hani Afifi and dramaturge Karim Arafa base their play “About Lovers” on Ibn Hazm’s famous book “The Ring of the Dove”, on the art of love
“The inspiration behind my own projects comes from a desire to comment on certain aspects of our lives.”
Festival organisers plan press conference to explain difficulties
No declared reasons for confiscation, according to human rights researcher
Entrepreneur launches campaign to record online tutorials in Arabic, which will be offered for free
A photographer raises money through her photos to help develop the community in Saint Catherine
By Tine Levant, Egyptian Streets Get ready art fans, the opening of a new art space in Cairo is near. ROOM is the name, a bright Garden City basement the location. The plan is to hold dance classes, panels, talks, film screenings, acting workshops, rehearsals, and concerts. Journalist Tine Levant sat down with Ahmed Zeidan, …
Eighteen writers share their stories and experiences with the readers’ community at Sawy Culturewheel
Besides the beautiful landscape of mountains, wadis and canyons, the traditional Bedouin society is a large part of the beauty of Saint Catherine.
Art exhibit showcases contemporary art made from trash collected from the Red and Mediterranean seas
By Simone Egarter and Marwa Morgan The Egyptian short film “The Visit”, directed by Mohamed Karim, has been selected to be screened at the Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival. “The Visit” tells the story of a tense father-son relationship. After the father gets terribly sick, the son pays him a visit to solve their old …
The nonprofit online magazine Albawtaka Review is translating and recording English audio books into Arabic for Egypt’s blind
Endowments and culture ministers say confronting terrorist organisations is common goal
Daily News Egypt caught up with the superstar Enrique Iglesias at the Mawazine World Rhythms Festival in Rabat, Morocco.
Lack of hygiene, inexperienced staff and a shortage of equipment are only some of the problems at the Giza Zoo, which activists compare to a “concentration camp”
Feminist groups like the National Council for Women (NCW) are trying to reach their goal by initiating projects to empower women in society and support women in politics.
Salah, an architect, started constructing artwork with nails after quitting her job three years ago to take care of her newborn boy.
Cairo-based nonprofit Al-Athar Lina converts abandoned historical buildings in into community venues that house art, drama, storytelling and English classes for children in poor neighborhoods
Traditional handmade lanterns, the Mesaharaty, TV shows and charades have become the stuff of memories
A dental student arrested during anti-coup protests at Al-Azhar University is making and selling handbags from prison
“Shout Art Loud,” an interactive web documentary produced by the international non profit “Index on Censorship”, explores how art tackles the topic of sexual harassment in Egypt
The plant, most famed for its uses in Ancient Egypt as paper, is seeing a resurgence of late due to its environmental benefits
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
Nabil, Egypt’s first pantomime artist, has been ranked among the best 20 pantomime artists in the world.
The streets of Khan el-Kahlili glitter with baubles – necklaces, rings, earrings, broaches – ready for bidding. Where did they come from? Some are imported from China. But others are polished, tooled and set in the winding allies behind the ancient market. Photos by Elizabeth Stuart
Photopia selected the photos from more than 1,000 submitted by more than 450 contestants.
Once reserved for public figures, blasphemy charges now levied between friends and neighbours out of “revenge” against “anyone who has different beliefs than that of the majority”, legal experts say
The photography project is one of hundreds inspired by “Humans of New York”, a Facebook page that features portraits of New Yorkers and personal stories from their lives