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

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

Ahram Online , Monday 2 Jan 2017
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Wrapping up 2016

Music as Levant's refuge: Powerful moments in 2016

Triumphs in the Egyptian visual arts scene in 2016


When the going gets tough: On challenges that 2016 brought upon Egypt's cultural scene


Egyptian films from 2016 that will long be remembered


Egypt's artists and writers who passed away in 2016


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Features, interviews, reviews


A reminder of magic on Christmas day: The Animation Show of Shows in Cairo

'The purely physical does not interest me': Egyptian painter Riham El-Sadany on her new exhibition


Rebellious surrealists: From Egypt's 1940s to Paris's Centre Pompidou


Alexandria exhibition celebrates 'Hurufiyya' art movement


Cairo Choral Society joins Egypt Christmas season with Schubert's Mass in G


Empowering women against violence and discrimination through art: Egyptian perspectives


INTERVIEW: 'We Are Egyptian Armenians', a film about the history of the Armenian community


In photos: Exhibitions at Cairo's Saad Zaghloul Centre tap into the intangible


Uncovering the face of faceless art: On Egypt's graffiti artist Keizer, the ant and the city


Artworks worth a thousand words: El-Qassemi traces politics in modern Arab art

INTERVIEW: Egyptian filmmaker Kawthar Younis explores human relationships in debut documentary


Keizer's artwork on display at Cairo's Mashrabia Gallery. Exhibition 'Anthology' 16 October - 30 November 2016 (Photo: Ati Metwaly)


Egypt news:


Star Wars actor Carrie Fisher dies at 60: People


Cairo Opera House launches online ticketing service


Visual artist Gameel Shafiq dies at 78


Santa Claus Is Coming to Cairo: NileFM releases their take on the famed Christmas song


Egyptian film Clash scoops two awards at the Indian Int'l Festival of Kerala


Egypt's producer Mohamed Hefzy selected board member of UAE's first Arab Film Institute


Egyptian composer Omar Khairat to perform at new Kuwaiti opera house

Egyptian films 'Withered Green', and 'Ali, The Goat And Ibrahim' scoop top prizes in Dubai

Renowned Egyptian actor Ahmed Rateb dies at 67

'To know, to be able, to want and to dare': Google doodles on late Egyptian activist Doria Shafik

Egyptian actress Zubaida Tharwat passes away

Egyptian screenwriter Mahmoud Abou Zeid, known for El-Keif, dies at 75

Mohamed Diab's Clash wins the Critics' Prize at Belgium's Mediterranean Film Festival


Egypt’s state cultural institutions suspend activities for three days after church bombing

Egyptian actor Ahmed El-Fishawy at Dubai Int’l Film Festival for three films


Egypt’s 'AH!' wins best short film award at Delhi Intl Film Festival


Egyptian filmmakers Marianne Khoury & Yousry Nasrallah jurors at Dubai Int'l Film Festival


Amr Diab's manager says no Hijab ban at Cairo Christmas concert


Egypt to embrace continent with African Cinema Club launch in Cairo

Late cinema star Zubaida Tharwat in a shot from "A day from my life" produced 1961 (Photo: Ahram)


Regional and International News


British pop music superstar George Michael dies at 53


Dutch artist brings beauty to war-damaged Gaza home


Lost treasures of Syria's Palmyra rise again in new 3D show


Iranian Asghar Farhadi's The Salesman nominated to Golden Globe’s for Best Foreign Language Film


Key film nominees for the 2017 Golden Globe awards


American comic's show cancelled in Saudi Arabia


Swiss authorities seize artefacts looted from Syria's Palmyra


Celebrity-backed Cinema Jenin in Palestine closes


Iranians face terrorism charges after filming Israeli embassy in Kenya


As Aleppo battle ends, 'The War Show' film intimately shows Syria in new light


The Salesman, by Asghar Farhadi (Photo: still from The Salesman)


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