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At a glance: Egypt's arts and culture in April 2016

Ahram Online brings you Egyptian and regional culture through interviews, features, news and reviews. Revisit April 2016 with the articles linked below

Ahram Online , Sunday 1 May 2016
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Features and interviews you do not want to miss:

INTERVIEW: Producer of award-winning film Nawara on post-revolution Egyptian cinema

INTERVIEW: 'Universal ideas, human stories' at this year's Ismailia film festival

INTERVIEW: The Cairo Opera’s real-life Romeo and Juliet: A talk with Egypt's renowned ballet pair

INTERVIEW: 'Let music reign' - Lebanese singer and composer Abeer Nehme

INTERVIEW: 'Art is not an intruder on society': Rana Yazaji, Syrian cultural activist and Al Mawred's director

INTERVIEW: A Riot, A Fall, A Shrine: Egyptian musician Miniawy reflects on city life in new album

INTERVIEW: 'When there is peace of mind, you are at home': Musician Aziz Sahmaoui brings gnawa to Cairo

INTERVIEW: Palmyra's dynamited temple can be restored, de-miners use robots

INTERVIEW: 'Music is the only way to speak to everyone': Djmawi Africa's fusions honor Algerian roots and more

(Photo: Fragment from Finding Dory promotional material)

Tracing Shakespeare: A brief look at a century of Bard's presence in Egypt's theatres

Indian Ocean brings contemporary Delhi folk music to Egyptian audiences

Alexander Saroukhan: New exhibition showcases pioneer of political cartoons in Egypt

Egypt, Germany and India: A look at three theatre plays in Alexandria festival

The Bald Soprano: Moldova's theatre visits Alexandria with Ionesco's heart and soul

Egyptian Disney fans ask for return to dubbing in Egyptian Arabic dialect

Bollywood, Odissi, yoga, food fiesta: Countdown to Egypt's fourth India by the Nile festival

Cairo Bats photography group turn rooftops into playful stages

Egypt's Fayoum meets brave new world: Countdown to 2nd Oshtoora Festival

Nawara (Photo: still from the film


On its 140th anniversary, Al-Ahram opens its Visual Memory exhibition

Egyptian short Dry Hot Summer to open 18th Ismailia Int'l Film Festival

Jon Stewart-produced documentary 'After Spring' gives close-up to Syrian refugees at Tribeca festival

Egypt filmmaker Mohamed Diab's 'Clash' in official selection at Cannes Festival 2016

Egyptian film 'Out on the Street' to screen in characters' hood in Helwan

Egyptian actor Sayed Zayan dies at 73

Egypt officials suspend demolition of Cairo's Townhouse building: Management

Renowned Egypt ballet pair to perform Coppelia at International Dance Gala in Italy

'Egypt's Modern Pharaohs' to screen at Brazil's International Documentary Film Festival

Multi-award winning The Dream of Shahrazad to screen in Cape Town

Egyptian Menna Shalaby wins best actress award at Morocco's Tetouan film festival

Sotheby's sale of 'On the Banks of the Nile' sets record for Egyptian sculptor Mahmoud Mokhtar

Musicians Syndicate rebukes singer Dina El-Wedidi for 'inappropriate' reactions

Bibliotheca Alexandrina's Children Choir to perform in German Int'l festival

VIDEO: A surprise Bollywood flash mob at Cairo airport opens India by the Nile festival

PHOTOS: Egypt's filmmakers and stars celebrate premiere of 'Hepta: The Last Lecture'

Abeer Nehme
Lebanese singer and composer Abeer Nehme during her concert at El-Genaina Theatre on Thursday, 7 April. (Photo: Ahmed El Saaty)

German orchestra accuses Turks of pressure in 'genocide' row

'Cinema can educate people, make them aware': Armenians confront Hollywood with 'forgotten genocide'

Egypt represented in Tripoli Film Festival in Lebanon with two films and jury member

From cars to human bodies, Palestine's Arabic calligraphy artist 'spreads art'

Palestinian circus school wins smiles and lights up Gaza gloom

Syrian artist's graphic novel of love over war acclaimed in France and Germany

Google Doodle commemorates famous Iraqi sculptor Mohammed Ghani Hikmat

Syrian actors board 'Love Boat' for Europe

Indian five-time Grammy-nominee Anoushka Shankar addresses Syrian refugees with sitar

Britain's Globe Theatre takes Hamlet to Afghanistan

Turkey's most popular comedian on trial for 'insulting' official

Paris-based Seasons of the Arab Cinema to wrap up second edition

Yemeni arts festival features photos by former US hostage, journalist Luke Somers

Egypt's Supreme Council of Culture announces new prize for music criticism

Dubai exhibition focuses on the plight of refugees

'I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced' to screen at the USA's Human Rights Film Festival

Anja Ahcin and Ahmed Yehia
Anja Ahcin and Ahmed Yehia in Romeo and Juliet, Cairo Opera House, 2014 (Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)

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