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Thursday, 16 July 2020
Arts & Culture
Film director Morad Mostafa spoke to Ahram Online about the Busan International Short Film Festival and the message behind his film
El-Ghassala (The Washing Machine) is produced by Synergy Films, New Century Production and Misr International Films
The festival will take place between 16 and 21 July
Veteran Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme mourned the death of Egyptian actress Ragaa El-Giddawy who died on Sunday ...
El-Giddawy is one of Egypt’s most beloved and prolific actresses with a career dating back to the late 1950s.
The film is Mouawad's first appearance in a US production
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Tunisia's Emel Mathlouthi released an epic quarantine performance of freedom anthem 'Kelmti Horra,' bringing together musicians, actors, singers and dancers from across the globe
The Cairo Opera House has opened its Fountain Theatre after four month of coronavirus lockdown
The Cairo Opera House has prepared a rich programme for the upcoming weeks. Tickets are available online
The new track comes after many nights spent in the studio during curfew
Featuring each musician performing from his home, Shams is from Cairo Steps and Quadro Nuevo's collaborative album Flying Carpet
Allam's last creative intervention, featuring Abdel Halim Hafez, was a few days ago in Cairo's Faisal Street. He is eyeing Maadi neighbourhood for an upcoming performance soon
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The exhibition is organised by Cairo's Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
Most of the venues scheduled for reopening operate under the culture ministry
The museum reopens its galleries on Saturday 27 June.
Allam's last creative intervention, featuring Abdel Halim Hafez, was a few days ago in Cairo's Faisal Street. He is eyeing Maadi neighbourhood for an upcoming performance soon
Artist and and head of the painting department at the Faculty of Fine Arts Sameh Al-Banany (1945-2020) passed away a few ...
The Facebook initiative 'Stay Home: Draw Home' encourages professionals and amateurs to use their time at home to creative ends
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A night for Mahmoud Reda and his work with Reda Troupe is being planned by Egypt's culture ministry following his death Friday at age 89
The dancer and choreographer was a co-founder of Egypt's famed Reda dance troupe
The 84 performances of 30 different plays and theatrical works will take place at the open air stage in the Cairo Opera House grounds and at state theatres
The reopening will include numerous venues operating under the culture ministry
With the difficult financial situation faced by artists being an urgent topic, Abdel-Dayem discusses solutions and redraws the map of upcoming cultural activities
The art departments will launch at three universities in Jeddah and Riyadh
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Naya Rivera, a singer and actor who played a gay cheerleader on the hit TV musical comedy "Glee,'' was found ...
'We don't know if she's going to be found five minutes from now or five days from now,' Ventura County Sheriff's Capt. Eric Buschow said at a news conference Friday
Four titles - Struggle in the Valley, Alexandria ... Why?, Alexandria Again and Again, and The Emigrant - were added to Chahine's repertoire on Netflix Wednesday
Alwan became famous for his role in the Yemeni series Hami Hamak
The two-hour special on the ancient Egyptian ruler will be broadcast on Sunday 21 June
A spin around the journey of a young Muslim, season two of the comedy series Ramy is currently available in the Middle East on OSN
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Newly named Russian Ambassador to Egypt Georgy Borisenko was welcomed this week by a delegation of the Egyptian Association of Graduates from Russian and Soviet Universities, discussing means to enhance bilateral ties
The Republic of Korea’s new ambassador Hong Jin-wook, appointed by President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in ...
A discussion panel, composed of an array of English journalism experts, evaluated “Epicure,” a food magazine designed by mass communication students
Teaming up with the Voluntary Work Ambassadors Foundation for Sustainable Development, African Dream will focus on marginalised and poor African communities in Egypt
Egyptian Culture Minister Ines Abdel-Dayem has issued a decree appointing Heba Mahmoud Youssef as the director of the ...
There will be online events in both Arabic and English on 21 June
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Abdel-Halim Nowira Arabic Music Troupe will feature singers Ghada Adam and Hasnaa in one of the earliest concerts after the recent relaunching of public culture activities
In Jerry Maguire, she played Tom Cruise's fiancee Avery Bishop, then co-starred opposite Kevin Costner in For Love of the Game
Several of opera's biggest stars beamed in from around the world on Saturday to announce the Metropolitan Opera's ...
Both were moved to the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai despite showing only mild symptoms and the father-son duo appealed to their millions of fans to stay calm
Hollywood star Johnny Depp accused his ex-wife Amber Heard of lying about him beating her up, and told London's High ...
El Nafikha brass quintet's repertoire includes musical medleys and songs arranged for the ensemble by the trumpeter Mohamed Sawwah
The first two concerts will feature Arabic music and singing ensembles
One of the first event held by the Cairo Opera after reopening of cultural activities, the concert will feature violin soloist Laura Virtanen-Amin
Paris tour guide Katia Besnard Rousseau said she has had no groups to show around since France gradually started coming out of its strict two-month lockdown in May
Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as ``Waitress,'' ...
Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western ...
For the first time ever, Lebanon on Sunday hosted its annual music festival in the ancient northeastern city of Baalbek ...
The U.N.'s cultural agency UNESCO has warned that its name and logo are being illegally emblazoned on false documents ...
Fellow musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social ...
Black power, suffering and the fight for justice took center stage at the BET awards on Sunday, the first Black celebrity ...
Dozens of filmmakers and critics have offered condolences over the loss of the popular writer
Titled 'Serendipity', the new solo exhibition will open on 1 July
The director, who lost her father living in Canada to the COVID-19 disease, admits "what scares me the most" is that mankind has learned nothing from this crisis
The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite ...
The film was awarded Best Film and Best Director (Elia Suleiman) during the Virtual Cannes Market
Motored by the Arab Cinema Centre, the initiative is a microsite held within the Telescope Film website
Announced during the Virtual Cannes Market, Sabry's win comes for her role in Tunisian production Noura's Dream (2019)
The lock-down had cost Louvre about 40 million euros in lost ticket office revenue, while Musee d’Orsay's losses prompt it to hope for special support from the state
Six people have been arrested in France over the theft of an artwork by the British street artist Banksy that was stolen ...
A Moscow court on Friday convicted acclaimed Russian theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov of fraud, in a long-running ...
El-Hadra's performance will be the first such event in the medieval location in months, as coronavirus restrictions are gradually lifted
Visitors in masks and gloves returned to the Louvre Abu Dhabi on Wednesday as it reopened its doors after a 100-day closure ...
Mr. Purple will take part in the 11th edition of International Animation Film Festival Golden Kuker, which will take place between 1 and 6 September in Sofia
Egyptian film 'Luxor' is in the line-up of the festival which will take place between 3 and 11 July 2020
Joel Schumacher, the eclectic and brazen filmmaker who dressed New York department store windows before shepherding the ...
'Henet Ward' received the jury special mention as best live action with duration above 15 minutes
The film was screened during the 41 Cairo Int'l Film Festival (2019) where it won awards for Best Arabic Film and Best Acting Performance. Prior to CIFF, Haifa Street garnered six other awards
The initiative was launched by the Cultural Development Fund, and the first film to be released is A Long Way
Hosted by actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, the virtual concert will feature Miley Cyrus, Chloe x Halle, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay and Shakira
Social distancing and face masks were largely forgotten as thousands of French people danced and partied well into Monday ...
Egyptian beloved actress was born on 26 January 1942 and died on 21 June 2001
A day earlier at the same auction event, a custom guitar played by Prince at the height of his stardom in the 1980s and 1990s sold for $563,500
After more than three months of coronavirus-mandated limbo, Hollywood is headed back to the big screen -- and hoping that ...
The Settlement is among 11 projects selected for the HBF grant given in two categories
Short film I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face is among 11 films competing for the prize
Many directors would have been devastated when their plans to show their first feature at the Cannes Film Festival were ...
The dusty streets of rural South Africa are a far cry from the bright lights of "America's Got Talent,'' ...
More than a dozen top European film directors have called on the EU to regulate streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon. The ...
In the 25-minute special, Elmo hosts a news show from his bedroom
Egyptian actor, singer Abdullah Miniawy and Egyptian-Tunisian actress Hend Sabry are among nominees chosen by Arab Cinema Centre
After the coronavirus outbreak prompted the normally bustling streets of Mexico City to empty out, out-of-work musicians ...
The move follows a decision by Hollywood’s film academy to shift the 2021 Oscars from February to April because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2021 Oscars ceremony was moved to April from February, while the deadline by which movies must be released in order to be eligible for an Oscar nomination moved from December 2020 to February 2021.

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