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Film Society Festival for Egyptian Cinema to celebrate spirit of resistance

In its 50th edition, the Film Society Festival for Egyptian Cinema (1-12 June) will be held under the slogan Long Live the Spirit of Resistance... Long Live Palestine.more

Audience Award, Special Mention goes to Egyptian films at Malmö Festival

Two films by Egyptian directors Amir Ramses and Mustafa Murad scored an Audience Award and a Special Mention respectively at the Malmö Arab Film Festival (22-28 April, 2024).more

Egyptian Cabinet denies disappearance of Mohammed Ali historic silver bed

The Egyptian Cabinet has refuted rumors surrounding the alleged disappearance of a highly valuable silver bed that belongs to the Mohammad Ali royal family from the Manial Palace Museum.more

'Samsimiya' file to be assessed by UNESCO in June

Egypt submitted the Al-Samsimiya file to UNESCO for inclusion in the list of intangible heritage in March 2023 and it will be discussed and assessed next June.This came as part of the keenness on preserving intangible heritage and registering it on the lists of UNESCO.more

Minarets and Domes photo exhibition celebrates Cairo’s skyline

The Minarets and Domes photo exhibition was held at the Prince Taz Palace in Historic Cairo last week, showcasing the distinctive architectural feature that gives Cairo the nickname of “the city of a thousand minarets.”more

Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth in Egypt open for applicants

The organizers of the Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth in Egypt invite applicants to its upcoming edition scheduled to take place in May 2025.more

'Parc Broekhuizen' to host the first Egyptian exhibition for Riham El Adl

As part of its Art at the Parc cultural program, the historic estate, Parc Broekhuizen in Leersum announced the launch of a solo art exhibition by Egyptian abstract expressionist artist Riham El Adl.more

Saudi Egyptian Nights opens with mega stars at Cairo Opera House

The Cairo Opera House hosted the inaugural Saudi Egyptian Nights featuring Majid Al-Muhandis, Mohamed Mounir, Sherine Abdel-Wahab and other stars in an event that marks the beginning of cultural cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Egyptian cultural authorities.more

Culture Minister: CIBF has become ‘integrated capital for culture, arts’

Culture Minister Nivine al-Kilani said that Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) in its 55th edition has become an “integrated capital for culture and arts” and a forum for different world nationalities in Egypt.more

Jordanian amb: Cairo Book Fair one of key int'l exhibitions

Jordanian Ambassador to Egypt Amjad Adaileh said his country is keen on participating in the Cairo International Book Fair which is one of the key international exhibitions.more

HerStory Films, Dutch Embassy launch Egypt’s first film incubator for women directors

In a groundbreaking collaboration with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Egypt, HerStory Films has launched Egypt’s first film incubator specifically designed to nurture and empower emerging female directors.more

Norway ambassador: Cairo International Book Fair gateway for Norwegian literature

Hilde Klemetsdal, ambassador of Norway to Egypt, expressed her sincere gratitude for inviting Norway as the guest country for the 55th Cairo International Book Fair during a joint press conference held with Minister of Culture Nevine El-Kilani.more

Palestine from Cairo Series: Of Maps, Songs and Palestinian signature dishes

In our series Palestine from Cairo, we share a unique evening focused on rare maps of Jerusalem, traditional songs and a taste of Palestinian signature dishes.more

Cairo Int'l Festival for Experimental Theatre calls for submissions

Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET) called for submissions of plays by theatre troupes wishing to participate in the festival's 31st edition (1-8 September 2024).more

American Cultural Centre celebrates closing of Global Entrepreneurship Week

The American Cultural Centre, in partnership with the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre at the American University in Cairo, celebrated the closing of the Global Entrepreneurship Week at the American University in Cairo.more

Opera House to resume schedule on Thursday

The Cairo Opera House will resume its activities with a concert by the National Arab Music Ensemble led by Maestro Hazem al-Qasabgy on Thursday, November 2 at the Grand Theater on eight PM.more

The 45th Cairo Int’l Film Festival postponed amid ongoing war in Gaza

The Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) announced on that the 45th edition of the festival got postponed after it was scheduled to take place from 15 to 24 November.more

Egypt, China probe cultural cooperation

Culture Minister Nevine el Kilani reiterated on Friday 15/09/2023 keenness on boosting cultural cooperation with China and carrying out more joint cultural programs and activities.more

Medhat Saleh will perform his 2nd concert from El-Asatza initiative at Cairo Opera House on September 29

Veteran Egyptian singer Medhat Saleh will perform his second concert from El-Asatza (The Masters) initiative at Cairo Opera House on September 29. Saleh performed the first concert at Cairo Opera House on July 31.more

the Registration for Ratiba Hefny Arab Music & Singing Competition at Cairo Opera

​The Cairo Opera House opened entries from contestants for the upcoming edition of the Ratiba El-Hefny Arab Music and Singing Competition, 2023.The competition will be part of the 32nd edition of the Arab Music Festival, set to be held from 20 October to 1 November.more

30th Cairo Int'l Festival for Experimental Theatre launches at Cairo Opera

The 30th Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET) kicked off last Friday with a grand ceremony held at the Cairo Opera House's main stage.more

Animatex Festival's 4th edition to span across numerous Egyptian cities

Animatex, Egypt’s largest animation industry event, will take place across numerous Egyptian cities this September.more

‘Charlie’ play to be presented at opening of Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theater

The “Charlie – The Universal Citizen” play will be presented at the opening show of the 30th session of the Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theater, the Higher Committee of the Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theater announced.more

Cairo International Film Festival displays 14 award winning movies

In preparation for its 45th edition, set to be held from November 15 to 24, Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) has set multiple objectives, including the display of the most recent international films that participated in prestigious film festivals and gained significant recognition from both audiences and critics.more

Culture wheel Book Fair to be held from August 13-19

The El Sawy Culture wheel in Zamalek is organizing the 13th edition of the Sakia Book Fair, from August 13 –19 in the River Hall from 10 am to 10 pm.more

Egyptian National Theatre Festival launches Adel Emam edition

The 16th edition of the Egyptian National Theatre Festival – which is named after iconic actor Adel Emam – was launched at the Cairo Opera House on Saturday with dozens of artists and cultural personas in attendance.more

Russian House holds caricature exhibition honoring Gamal Abdel-Nasser

The Russian House in Cairo is holding a caricature exhibition titled 'Nasser: Beloved by Millions', celebrating the 71st anniversary of the 23 July 1952 revolution and its leader, former president of Egypt, Gamal Abdel-Nasser.more

The Korean Cultural Center opens a Korean Cooking Academy

The Korean Culture Center opened its long-anticipated ‘2023 Korean Cooking Academy’ course, which will run for 4 weeks, with the aim of spreading the culture of Korean food, ‘Hansik’, which is an essential part of Korean culture.more

Egyptian National Theatre Festival gears up for the 16th edition

Preparations are in full swing for the 16th edition of the Egyptian National Theatre Festival, scheduled to run in Cairo from 27 July to 12 August. Named in honor of the legendary actor Adel Emam, the 2023 festival will be managed by actor Mohamed Riyad, appointed to the job by the Ministry of Culture earlier this year.more

Korean Cultural Center organizes Korean Language Speech & Writing Contest

The Korean Cultural Center in Egypt organized the 2023 edition of the Korean Language Speech and Writing Contest for students of the King Sejong Institute.more