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Seven Arab nations join ‘Diyarna Arabia’ exhibition

The Ministry of Social Solidarity will organize for the first time in Egypt the “Diyarna Arabia” (Our Homes are Arab) exhibition, where seven Arab countries will join, Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Kabbaj announced.more

Mohamed Abdel Wahhab Museum opened to public for free for his birthday

The Cairo Opera House announced the opening of Mohamed Abdel Wahhab Museum and Musical Instruments Museum at the Arab Music Institute for free for the public for a week, starting from Sunday 12 to Thursday 16 March.more

The 45th edition of Cairo International Film Festival to kick off from November 15 - 24

Cairo International Film Festival announced the date of its 45th edition, which will be held from November 15 to 24, 2023, at the Cairo Opera House.more

Hossam Dirar, Maher Diab to hold a joint exhibition in Cairo's Townhouse Gallery

Townhouse Gallery will be hosting two exhibitions for visual artists Hossam Dirar and Maher Diab that will run from March 1st to the 7th.more

Head of Cairo Opera House: mobile app to transfer events to the world

The newly appointed head of Cairo Opera House Khaled Dagher announced plans to modernize the world’s oldest opera in Africa and the Middle East, including the creation of a new mobile application.more

25-50% discount on publications at Cairo International Book Fair

The National Center for Translation and Publishing is offering a 25 percent discount on all its publications available in the Cairo International Book Fair and a 50 percent discount on children’s books.more

Cairo International Book Fair kicks off on January 25

The official Facebook page of the Cairo International Book Fair 2023 announced that the official opening of the 54th edition will be on January 25th.more

Egypt’s Omar Khairat to perform at Cairo Opera House on January 17,18

Veteran Egyptian Musician Omar Khairat will perform two consecutive concerts at Cairo Opera House on January 17,18. The concert will include Khairat’s most popular musicals.more

Umm Kulthum listed among ‘The 200 Greatest Singers of All Time’

The American Magazine Rolling Stones published its list of “The 200 Greatest Singers of All Time,” where Egyptian Singer Umm Kulthum ranked in the 61st place, surpassing several modern and old artists.more

‘Teqdar’ show scheduled at Cairo Opera House in January

On January 7 and 8, the theatrical show “Teqdar” (You Can) is scheduled at the Cairo Opera House, where a large number of stars, most notably Yousra, Carole Samaha, and Akram Hosni will be participating.more

Disney on Ice show at Cairo International Stadium

Cairo International Stadium host Disney on Ice, which started from Thursday, December 22, will continue till Saturday, December 31. This is officially make this the last stop of the Disney on Ice shows in the Middle East and North Africa.more

Egypt’s marimba player Nesma Abdel Aziz performs in NMEC

The Grand Theater of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat hosted a musical celebration for the famous Egyptian marimba player Nesma Abdel Aziz.more

Arabic Language Academy celebrated International Day of the Arabic Language on Dec. 17

The Academy of the Arabic Language held special events to celebrate the International Day of the Arabic Language on December 17 at 11 a.m., in the Grand Celebrations Hall.more

Al-Sennari Archaeological House to hold ‘The Art of Embroidery in Kufic Calligraphy’ workshop on Dec. 12

On December 12 at 4 p.m., Al-Sennari Archaeological House is organizing a workshop for youth under the title "The Art of Embroidery in Kufic Calligraphy”.more

Holy Family’s Journey on Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Nevine el-Kilani announced Egypt's success in registering the file related to the Holy Family’s Journey on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [UNESCO].more

Arab National Music Ensemble to perform in Cairo Opera House on Nov. 24

​On November 24 at 8 p.m., the Arab National Music Ensemble will perform a concert led by Maestro Hazem el-Qasabji at the Grand Theater of the Cairo Opera House.more

‘Our Broken Planet - Ways to Fix It’, an exhibition inspired by COP27

the Children's Museum for Civilization and Creativity launched an exhibition entitled (Our Broken Planet - Ways to Fix It).more

Expected cooperation with UAE in fields of experimental theater, electronic publishing

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Nevine el-Kilani revealed expected cooperation with the UAE in several fields, including experimental theater, electronic publishing, and others.more

Education min., UNESCO delegation discuss bilateral cooperation

Minister of Education and Technical Education Reda Hegazy met with UNESCO delegation, led by Director of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States Costanza Farina, and Director General of Education Fadi Yarakmore

Cairo Opera House to host concert for Cairo Symphony Orchestra on Oct. 15

Through a concert set to be held at Cairo Opera House’s Grand Theater on October 15 at 8 p.m., the Cairo Symphony Orchestra continues to present the Classical Approach Concerts seriesmore

13th Cairo International Animation Forum launches on October 17

Organized by the Cultural Development Fund Sector, the activities of the 13th Cairo International Animation Forum will launch on October 17 at 6 p.mmore

Science Center dedicated to children to launch on October 13

The Children Center for Civilization and Creativity (The Children Museum), will launch the first Science Center in the Middle East dedicated to children on October 13more

15 Arab film projects shortlisted in 9th Cairo Film Connection at CIFF

15 film projects from 10 Arab countries have been shortlisted to compete in the 9th edition of the Cairo Film Connection (CFC), which will be held during the 44th Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) that takes place 13-22 Novembermore

Program for teaching children about the Ancient Egyptian language

Marking the decoding of Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and the creation of Egyptology 200 years ago, a series of events are being organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.more

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to open free-of-charge on Sept. 27

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir will open free-of-charge to the public on September 27, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of deciphering the Rosetta stone and the emergence of Egyptologymore

Culture minister probes preparations for holding 54th Cairo International Book Fair

Minister of Culture Nevine el Kilani discussed on Monday with Haitham al-Haj Ali the organization preparations for holding the the annual Cairo International Book Fairmore

Culture Minister receives ICESCO Director General

Minister of Culture Dr Nevin Al-Kilany met with Director General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization , to discuss a number of cultural and creative projects within the framework of celebrating “Cairo – The capital of culture in the Islamic world 2022”.more

Higher education min. urges universities to maintain their role in community service

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Ayman Ashour directed that universities must continue to be engaged in community service in cooperation with the presidential Decent Life rural development initiativemore

Application for 14th Jamil House Traditional Crafts Program launches

The Cultural Development Fund Sector announced receiving applications for the 14th Jamil House Traditional Crafts Program, held at the Fustat Traditional Crafts Center in cooperation with Prince Charles School of Traditional Arts in Englandmore

Shady Farghaly’s exhibition 'Egyptians' to launch on Aug. 17

On August 17 at 7 pm, the Fine Arts Sector will organize an art exhibition for the artist Shady Farghaly titled Egyptians at Al-Bab Selim Hall in Cairo Opera Housemore