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Sunday, 29 March 2020
Arts & Culture
With the curfew in place, ROOM, the well-known independent art space and café, gears for a different pattern of music offerings for its audiences
Egypt's Ministry of Culture has uploaded new videos to their YouTube channel, scheduled to be released in the first days of April
The initiative will put online excerpts of landmark music performances to help assuage anxiety amid the Covid-19 pandemic
Since Covid-19 placed cultural activities strictly at arm’s length, let's explore the stay-at-home options
Veteran Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango died on Tuesday after contracting the new coronavirus, his representatives have confirmed. The ...
Banat Masr is a new project of the Egyptian musician and vocal coach Mohamed Osman
Awad released the posters on his Facebook page
Since Covid-19 placed cultural activities strictly at arm’s length, let's explore the stay-at-home options
Just before lockdown, we caught Islam Zaher’s latest exhibition at Misr Gallery
The General Exhibition was inaugurated two weeks ago by Plastic Arts Sector (PAS) Chairman Khaled Sorrour
Previously scheduled for 23 May, the exhibition will now open on 29 August
Tourists trying to visit the Louvre Museum on Monday are out of luck, as the world's most visited museum stayed closed ...
Temporarily closed rooms, cancelled or postponed festivals, adjourned film releases: The Egyptian cinema scene is one of the industries affected by the coronavirus-related measures
One of the most famous comedy actors in the Arab world, Sidhom starred in plays, films and television series
Shada Khaled, a high school girl, provides her take on director Mahmoud Kamel’s new film
Part of Cannes International Film Festival, the Cinefondation’s Atelier supports filmmakers with projects in pre-production phase
The Film My Design online series aims to shed light on Egyptian designers and their creative stories by providing a close and personal overview of their practice, process and aspirations
The festival was among the last cultural activities held in Egypt before the shutdown of artistic events involving large gatherings
With Ramadan approaching, Egyptian production companies that should be at full sprint are forced to take precautions on Covid-19 while attempting to realise their projects
The initiative is part of the Culture Between Your Hands project launched by the ministry
The Film My Design online series aims to shed light on Egyptian designers and their creative stories by providing a close and personal overview of their practice, process and aspirations
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been isolated in an Australian hospital since they were both diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 12
Disneyland Paris says a male backstage cast member has tested positive for COVID-19 but that the park will remain open. The ...
Netflix premieres debut 'Made-in-Africa' original show shot at more than 37 locations including in Kenya, Zanzibar, Nigeria and South Africa
Egypt’s culture ministry has agreed with the Artistic Creativity Centre that its popular play Qahwa Sada (“Black ...
The first Online International Theatre Festival in Egypt will kick off on 27 March
The new management of the Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET) will hold the 27th edition in September 2020
The initiative is part of the Culture Between Your Hands project launched by the ministry
The festival's fifth edition was scheduled for 1-7 April
The inspection of all cultural sites comes during the period when all of them are closed following the preventive measures against spread of coronavirus
India by the Nile partners with a renowned Indian chef to bring to Egypt a week-long odyssey in Indian fine dining entailing sensational aromas and a medley of spices
On his 70th birth anniversary, Russian orientalist Vladimir Beliakov is honoured by the General Egyptian Book Organisation and assures his great love for Egypt
Rawya Mansour is the only Egyptian woman to have succeeded in reaching the final list of African personalities nominated for the 2019 African women leadership award
President of Mansura University Ashraf Abdel-Baset received on Tuesday the French ambassador in Cairo Stéphane ...
The year 2020 will witness the participation of Egypt in the Olympic Games in Tokyo and the contribution of Japan in the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum
Language courses in the new, fourth branch in Greater Cairo, will start on 1 March
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It's the night you don't want to miss presented by the Cairo Opera Company this weekend
Solaris, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972, is a 165-minute Russian film about a psychologist sent to a space station who makes a breathtaking discovery
The topic of the composer and the French connection is part of a series of lectures about music headed by composer and conductor Hisham Gabr
The Indian arts festival will be held this year from 4 to 10 March, bringing a selection of classical and popular Indian art forms to Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said and Fayoum.
CINEMA All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, ...
The trio consists of three jazz musician friends; Egyptian Attallah on the piano, Lebanese Andre Segone on bass and Amir Attallah on drums
In recent weeks, the 2000s pop star was the talk of local social media after he was interviewed by TV host Isa'ad Yunis
Last Thursday marked the opening of Cocoon Art Centre in the Immobilia building, one of the most famous buildings in downtown ...
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly inaugurated the Gezira Sporting Club branch in 6 October city on Saturday. Construction ...
The 2020 Japanese Film Week is being held at the Artistic Creativity Centre until Thursday
The no-drums sound of the Alexandrian band has been embraced by audiences in concerts across Egypt and in France, Tunisia, Morocco and the UAE
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
Produced by Darryl John Kennedy, Samer George’s 2020 album will be available in stores and on audio platforms this weekend
El-Fashny, who is known for his performance of the mawwal style of vocal music, has collaborated with a number of successful Egyptian producers and musicians
Omar Khairat, who wrote music for numerous films and television series, is one of the most celebrated Egyptian contemporary musicians
Sharmoofers is known for making songs with satirical lyrics sang mostly to Latin and African-style beats
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
Joker's Joaquin Phoenix won Best Actor for Joker; while Parasite landed Best Picture as the first non-English language film to take the prize
Shaker is releasing a duet with Reham Abdel-Hakim titled 'Da Agmal Eid' this week amid Valentine's Day celebrations
The coastal city will celebrate the day of love with romantic singer Khaled Selim at the Opera
Angham will sing a selection of her well-known love songs, as well as traditional standards
The Academy Awards, the highest honors in the movie industry, will be handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in Hollywood
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
Kahareb was founded in 2018 by lead singer Youssef Atwan and bassist Mokhtar El-Sayeh
The quartet will play selections from Fekry's first album, 'A Conversation'
Rizk will sing selections from his 2014 album 'Bab El-Louk', in addition to a few singles he produced recently
Accompanied by the Cairo Symphony Orchestra, the Austrian trio consists of Nikolay Orininskiy (violin), Ion Storojenco (cello) and Maximilian Flieder (piano)
The Austrian Cultural Forum will screen the highly praised film, which won prizes in 2015
The film stars Ahmed Hafiene, Sarra Hannachi and well-known Tunisian singer and songwriter Ghalia Benali
The young talent merges Arabic jazz and pop songs with many known tunes
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
The tri-vocal band, consisting of Amir Salah, Mohamed Abdu and Bahr, offers an Egyptian pop approach to traditional African and Nubian beats and rhythms
El-Haggar will sing his famous TV series themes and most memorable hits in Alexandria
The film screening will be followed by a open discussion
Egyptian band Do'souka will perform at Room Art Space, Garden City on Tuesday 28 January. Since they started in ...
Founded in 2015, the group aims to take the Islamic Sufi traditions to theatres in artistic forms
Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday ...
Egyptian jazz musician Yehya Khalil and his band will give his debut concert of 2020 at the Cairo Opera House on Thursday ...
Mai Kamal's repertoire includes oriental songs combined, and sometimes merged, with known Jazz standards
Written and directed by renowned Egyptian Filmmaker Amir Ramses, the two parts of 'Jews of Egypt' will be screened at Ewart Hall
The two-day programme includes screenings of five Arab short films that made it to the Oscars, among other award-winning short films
Five short films by Saudi directors will be part of an anthology film funded by the Red Sea International Film Festival, and produced by Jeddah-based production house Cinepoetics Pictures
The festival's 4th edition will take place between 10 and 16 February
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
‘For Sama’ and ‘The Cave’ are among five films that gained a nod in the final nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Documentary Feature category
The film sheds light on the different social issues woman in rural areas face. It follows the short visit of Zahra to her home village where her daughter had a tragic accident
Here are the nominees in key categories for the 92nd Academy Awards, to be handed out on February 9 in Hollywood. "Joker" ...
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