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Ramadan bouquet: Selections from the second week

Ahram Online wraps up the second week of Ramadan through the stories

Ahram Online , Thursday 2 Jul 2015
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VIDEO: Syrian group perform at Cairo's int'l spiritual music festival Samaa

On 29 June, Syria's Al-Radwan religious chanting group performed at the Ghouri dome in Cairo as part of the Samaa International Festival for Chanting and Spiritual Music.

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(Photo: Still from VIDEO: Syrian group perform at Cairo's int'l spiritual music festival Samaa)

World Music Day: from Dina El-Wedidi to 'Francois and the Atlas Mountains'

Ahram Online talks to the musicians that performed at Al-Azhar Park on World Music Day: Dina El-Wedidi and Francois and the Atlas Mountains.

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Dina El Wedidi
Dina El Wedidi (Photo: Mostafa Abdel Aty)

Ramadan desserts: Ten of the best places to buy konafa and katayef in Cairo

The new is in but the old is never out when it comes to the inevitable fixture of Ramadan desserts, konafa and katayef. Ahram Online takes a look at ten of the best places to buy these seasonal treats.

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Abdel Rahim Koueider
Abdel Rahim Koueider

A Fatimid Scheherazade: When Awtar Quartet performs at Cairo's Alrabaa cultural centre

On 21 June, Awtar Quartet played excerpts from Korsakov's famed Scheherazade as well as classical Arabic songs at the Ottoman building that houses Alrabaa cultural centre.

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Awtar
Awtar Quartet at Alrab3 on 21 June (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

TV series about history of Egypt's Jews misleading, says Albert Arie

Soap opera Hareit Al-Yahoud ("The Jewish Alley") set in 1940s Cairo is misleading about Egyptian Jews, and about the record of the Muslim Brotherhood, Arie, who is Jewish by birth and lived through the period, tells Ahram Online.

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Albert Arie
Albert Arie (Photo: Dina Ezzat)


Clash of generations in Egypt's art: Technology versus roots

Ahram Online discusses the new generation of Egyptian artists with older art players, revealing gaps between old and young.

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Helwan Faculty of Fine Arts
Helwan Faculty of Fine Arts (photo: El-Beit)

 

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