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The 1940s masterpiece will be performed at Falaki Theatre on Sunday
‘Flowers,’ written and performed by Ahmed Shoukry, is the voice of the marginalised majority trapped by their own silence in the face of ugliness
With the sixth annual Tunis village festival for pottery and handicrafts due to begin on Thursday, Ahram Online remembers its late founder and his vision
Cultural historian Alia Mossallem puts a focus on what remains, 60 years later, of the Suez War in the hearts, minds and words of the people who lived those events
The hajj rituals have always fascinated orientalists, but few of them have gotten close enough to taste the real spiritual experience
One of the most important hajj rituals is to step on Mount Arafa, east of Mecca
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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
A concise guide to the origins, past and present of Sufism in Egypt
The second in a series exploring Cairo's medieval history as a vital global centre of science and learning traces the life of pioneering physicist Ibn Al-Nafis
A long history of honouring martyrs has helped the Coptic Church survive despite persecution and tribulations
The persecution of Christians began in the time of Nero. To commemorate such years of persecution, the Coptic Church introduced the Anno Martyrum, or Year of the Martyrs calendar
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