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This year's festival ran between 30 January and 5 February with the participation of 50 films in the festival's official competition and sub-sections

An exhibition featuring 100 female comic book artists from around the world opened in London Friday, ...

Sudhir Tailang was one of India's best-known political cartoonists, with cartoons published for over four decades in leading newspapers
Nadia Muzyka, the first dancer of Buenos Aires's famed Teatro Colón, will bring tango intertwined with classical ballet to Egyptian audiences
Egypt's Kayan Marionette puppet theatre troupe is representing Egypt at India's 14th Ishara International Puppet Theatre Festival

Pop diva Madonna has waded into the war of words over Taiwanese identity after draping herself ...

When Kiran Kumar Devmani decided to make a film about homosexuality, he braced for a fight with ...

Joe Alaskey, the voice behind some of the most beloved cartoon characters including Daffy Duck, ...

Directed by Walid Aouni, A Sculptor's Dream honours the life and work of Egypt's iconic artist  
Ahram Online brings you Egyptian and regional culture through interviews, features, news and reviews. Revisit January 2016 with the articles linked below

While the Cairo Int'l Book Fair continues, Cairo and Alexandria offer many cultural events: film screenings, theatre plays, exhibitions, independent musicians' concerts, and gems of classical music. Check them out below:

Renowned ballerina, a graduate of the Bolshoi ballet academy and Cairo's Academy of Arts, former dean of the Higher Institute of Ballet, and a founding director of the new Cairo Opera House -- Magda Saleh talks about her career

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The revolution has triggered a profusion of artistic expressions and opened a vigorous struggle between the independent culture players and those in power. Today, the creators find alternative refuges

Directed and choreographed by Monadel Antar, the contemporary dance performance Hamlet revisits the iconic Shakespearean play through body movement

24-year-old Egyptian soprano Fatma Said was announced as the winner of the 8th Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition

The opera will be performed by the soloists of the Cairo Opera Company and guest singers

Egypt's cabinet approved on Tuesday 26 January the recently introduced Chinese initiative to establish a new opera ...


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Five years have passed since Ziad Bakir, a remarkable artist and designer at the Cairo Opera House, left his home on 28 January, the fourth day of the revolution, never to return

One of the most important artists of his generation, Ahmed Basiouny was killed in the 28 January battle during the 18-day uprising against Mubarak five years ago

Museums have historically acted to tether artworks and artifacts to territorial conceptions of place. Meanwhile, as ...



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