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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
Two days ago, Egypt bid farewell to its Munshid (Sufi Chanter) Icon, Ahmed Ebrin (1938-2015), in a grand funeral that escorted him to his final destination, Al-Deir village, Esna governorate  
In the heart of Upper Egypt, a 100-year-old drum beats at the same two times on every day of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan to alert Muslims to stop eating or eat up.

Imaginary friends, family secrets – and much more at the Rawabet Theatre storytelling event

Handmade tapestry goes back for centuries, and the methodology of weaving has changed little over the years

Ahram Online meets the copper-workers who make traditional ornaments by hand

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The death of the manager of Cafe Riche leaves the fate of the hundred-year-old landmark in the balance

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Like the crows’ meeting, starts with “caw” and ends with “caw”; mostly noise

Instead of applying kohl to her eyes, he blinded her

He came to take a look, and defeated everyone

Ahram Online visits part of Egypt’s lost heritage, the Jewish alley of Old Cairo, known as Haret El-Yahud

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