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Cairo cafes have always been platform for singers, composers and thinkers, replete with enchanting melodies and age-old tales

Kenz Al-Settat (Treasure of women), a project documenting folk songs of the Al-Gaafra tribeswomen, celebrates the conclusion of its first phase with documentary film and live performance on 17 May at the Falaki Theatre

The office of Al-Ahram's founders, the Tekla brothers, has been recreated at the newspaper's headquarters in Cairo

This week sees the International Festival For Drums and Traditional Arts, 19-25 April, stage performances in multiple locations

A born community leader and educator, Gamila Sabry remains an inspiring figure of women's empowerment in Egypt

Young performers in Teletwar (sidewalk)stitch together a variety of folkloric influences to address sectarianism

Ahram Online visits the Umm Kalthoum museum on the 39th anniversary of the musical icon's death

Nearly 500 hours of rare works from the Egyptian and Arab musical heritage are now available at the click of a mouse

As Egypt celebrates the birth anniversary of renowned writer and Nobel Prize laureate Naguib Mahfouz, Ahram Online explores the neighbourhood which provided the inspiration, and the setting, of his most prominent works

A project in Sayyida Zeinab offers Cairenes a chance to rediscover their city's history and architectural gems

It's hard to resist falling in love with the Nubian people, still full of colour and holding to traditional customs 50 years after being displaced, dozens of their villages submerged beneath Lake Nasser

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Stories of loss, longing, and hope for the future mark the fiftieth anniversary of Nubian displacement from their historic home

As a new cultural centre opens its doors in Agouza, Ahram Online listens to the historic building's tales

Egypt's monuments open their doors to neighbourhood children

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In the heart of Islamic Cairo, Al-Hussein district celebrates the birth of the grandson of the Prophet Mohamed

At the opening of the fifth forum of Egyptian folk dolls comes the story of Egypt's oldest puppet

This month the Egyptian and Arabic music scene remembers one of its all-time greats, the remarkable Zakaria Ahmed

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Amid the criss-cross of streets and endless crowds in Abbasiya Square, which was the site of recent deadly attacks on protesters, lie architectural gems that witnessed the rise and fall of a district and its societies

Postcards of the Past, Loving Egypt is the latest publication of the renowned Lenhert and Landrock, whose photographic gems are still in the lime light to-date

Ahram Online discovers the story of one of Cairo's most historic bookshops, and the renowned photographic collection behind it

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