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Ahram Online remembers the opening of Egypt's first opera house in the 19th century
The Egyptian Archive for Folk Life and Folk Tradition receives the Arab e-Content Award for e-Culture and Tourism 2013
Activists in Egypt's two largest cities call for Wednesday protests aimed at saving local historical landmarks from destruction
While fundamentalists have attacked other institutions in the Sinai Peninsula, they have not interfered in their work of Arish Folk Troupe to preserve local traditions
As Egypt celebrates Sinai Liberation Day on 25 April, Ahram Online takes a look at the desert peninsula's ancient traditions
In the heart of Islamic Cairo, thousands of Egyptians at Al-Hussein district celebrate the birth of the grandson of Prophet Mohamed
With an estimate 10 million members, Sufi orders are an under-reported influence in Egyptian life
Event will feature rare photos of region's most celebrated mosques, along with rare art dating back to the Umayyad Period
In Egyptian folk culture, the house of pilgrims were traditionally decorated with wall paintings and graffiti depicting Hajj themes  
It's hard to resist falling in love with the Nubian people, still full of colour and holding to traditional customs 50 years after being displaced, dozens of their villages submerged beneath Lake Nasser

Beyond the stereo-typing of women and the misconception of Islamic beliefs, comes an enlightening study that puts women and Islam in one proper sentence

As Muslims across the Arab world gear up to observe the fasting month, Egypt will enjoy its own centuries-old Ramadan traditions

In celebration of Sinai Liberation Day 25 April, Ahram Online re-prints throughout the month a series of articles as history was being made; this one on Lord Cromer's report in 1905 on Sinai

Commissioned by a Caliph, Al-Farghani made a long journey, from his home in present-day Uzbekistan, through Iraq and finally to Egypt to add his extensive knowledge to the Nilometer - by which life on the Nile depends on

Epic stories, poetry and music blend together to welcome Cairo’s latest cultural hub, Teatro El-Maadi, with a wide-ranging performance by El-Warsha theatre troupe


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