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Greater Cairo Library launches workshops to confront climate change in Egypt

The Greater Cairo Library is launching a series of workshops on climate adaptation, set to be held on the first Wednesday of every month.more

Egypt’s culture min. to re-open El-Samer Theater on Nov. 21

On November 21 at 12 p.m., Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem will inaugurate El-Samer Theater after the completion of its restoration works.more

30th Arab Music Festival celebrates centenary of legendary Lebanese singer Wadi’ el-Safi on Nov. 7

The 30th Arab Music Festival and Conference will celebrate the centenary of the Legendary Lebanese singer Wadi’ el-Safi in a ceremony held on November 7 at 8 p.m. at the Fountain Theater.more

Online application for publishers wishing to participate in 53rd Cairo International Book Fair launches

On October 24, the General Egyptian Book Organization began receiving applications of publishers who wish to participate in the next Cairo International Book Fair [Online only].more

Egypt to launch 30th Arab Music Festival and Conference in November

Egypt will hold the 30th edition of the Arab Music Festival and Conference from 1 to 15 November at six theatres in three governorates; Cairo, Alexandria and Beheira, dedicating the event to late legendary musicians Abdo Dagher and Gamal Salama.more

Egypt’s Minister of Culture signs cooperation agreement with Jordanian counterpart until 2023

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, and Jordan's Minister of Culture Haifa Al-Najjar, signed a cultural and artistic cooperation agreement in the presence of Sherif Kamel, Egypt's ambassador to Jordan, and Hazza Al-Barari.more

Opera House to celebrate its 33rd anniversary with seven concerts

The Opera House will celebrate its 33rd anniversary with a rich and varied artistic program including seven concerts across its various theaters in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhour at eight pm on Sunday.more

Egypt’s Omar Khairat to perform at Cairo Opera House on October 12,13

Veteran Egyptian musician Omar Khairat will perform at Cairo Opera House on October 12,13. Khairat will present a selection from his most famous musical compositions, which he presented over the course of his extended artistic career.more

Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre to organize art exhibition

Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre is organizing an art exhibition parallel to the 28th edition’s activities.more

Final countdown to inaugural Eazees Int'l Women's Theatre Festival

The inaugural edition of the Eazees International Women’s Theatre Festival (EIWTF) will take place between 15 and 21 September, honoring the name of late Egyptian playwright and activist, Fathia El-Assal (1933-2014).more

Supreme Council of Culture celebrates Egypt-Chile cultural relations

The Supreme Council of Culture held an event, entitled “Egypt and Chile – Cultural Relations”, as part of the Cultural Relations Initiative organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture.more

Misr Public Library launches ‘Early Childhood Leaders’ initiative on Sept. 22

Misr Public Library announced the launch of the second season of the "Creative Librarian" initiative, which presents a new focus for the initiative, which is the "Early Childhood Leaders”.more

Director of Egypt’s Russian Cultural Centers invites artists to participate in the exhibition “Russia in Egyptian Colors”

Director of the Russian Cultural Centers in Egypt Alexei Tiffanyan invited Egyptian artists and talented individuals to participate in the exhibition titled "Russia in Egyptian Colors", which will launch at the end of October 2021.more

Free entry to Naguib Mahfouz Museum until Sept. 5

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem issued a decision to allow free visits to the Naguib Mahfouz Museum starting from August 30 and for a week, on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the passing of the great Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz.more

Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre launches ‘Theatre Festivals Network’

The management of the upcoming, 28th edition of the Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET, 14-19 December), announced launch of the ‘Theatre Festivals Network’ initiative.more

29th Salah El-Din Citadel Festival for Music & Singing launched on Aug. 15

The Ministry of Culture, represented by the Egyptian Opera House, received the visitors of the 29th Salah El-Din Citadel Festival for Music and Singing yesterday.more

Annual summer training at Egypt’s Dar Al-Kutub launched on August 8

On August 8, the General Authority of the National Library and Archives announced the start of the annual summer training activity at Dar al-Kutub, through the Human Development Center of the Central Administration of Scientific Centers.more

Egypt’s Umm Kulthum to perform at El Sawy Puppet theater on August 5

The Puppet Theater in El-Sawy Culture Wheel will present two concerts for Umm Kulthum, on August 5 at 6 pm and 8 pm.more

Cairo Opera Ensemble to host Egypt’s Opera singer Maryam Tahoun on July 29, 30

Cairo Opera Ensemble will host the young artist, Maryam Tahoun, who is the youngest Egyptian singer at the Vienna Opera in Austria, during two concerts to be held with the participation of the String Orchestra & the Fursan al-Sharq for Heritage Troupe on July 29, 30 in Al-Gomhoriya Theater.more

Heliopolis Library to hold symposium on cultural diversity in heritage of Egyptians on July 30

The Heliopolis Public Library will hold an open symposium entitled "Cultural Diversity in the Heritage of the Egyptians", in cooperation with the Coptic Heritage Society, in the National Library & Archives on July 30 at 5:30 p.m.more

Cairo Int'l Festival for Experimental Theatre revises dates of its 28th edition

The supreme committee of the 28th Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET) revealed the modified dates for its upcoming edition.more

House of Arabic Poetry announces launch of ‘Classical Poetry Competition 2021’

The House of Arab Poetry, affiliated to the Cultural Development Fund Sector, in cooperation with the Egyptian Public Library, announced the launch of the Classical Poetry Competition for the best manuscript collection for the year 2021.more

Egypt’s El-Hadra troupe to perform at Cairo Opera House on July 18

Egypt’s El-Hadra troupe will perform at Cairo Opera House on July 18. El-Hadra troupe performed at El Sawy Cultural Wheel on September 26, 2020.more

Egypt’s National Library & Archives to hold symposium on Egyptian-African relations on June 24

Today, June 24, the General Authority of Egypt’s National Library and Archives is holding a symposium entitled: Development of Egyptian-African Relations after June 30, 2013more

Egypt’s culture ministry inaugurated 8th International Festival of Drums & Traditional Arts on June 12

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem inaugurated the eighth International Festival of Drums at Bir Youssef Theater in the Citadel of Salah al-Din on June 12.more

Egypt’s Academy of Arts witnesses complete renovation

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem inspected on June 6 six new halls in the Academy of Arts equipped with the latest technological means, and bears the name of one of the symbolic Egyptian playwrights.more

Pavilion dedicated to Nobel-laureates to be allocated in Naguib Mahfouz Museum

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel-Dayem convened with Head of the External Cultural Relations Sector Sabry Said to review the intellectual and creative activities carried out during the second half of the artistic season 2020-2021.more

Egypt’s National Center for Child Culture prepares cultural plan for youngsters

Egypt's National Center for Child Culture has prepared a four-path cultural plan aimed at Egyptian children, including various electronic and live performances.more

Egypt launches ‘Speak Arabic’ application for non-Arabic speakers

Egypt’s Ministry of Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs launched the “Speak Arabic” online application, on Monday, in cooperation with the Nahdet Misr Publishing House.more

Egypt’s Omar Khairat to perform at Cairo Opera House on May 30,31

Veteran Egyptian musician Omar Khairat will perform two consecutive concerts at Cairo Opera House on May 30,31.more