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In its 61 st edition, the exhibition is hosting some 370 artisans from across Egypt
Egypt's oldest independent theatre troupe is at risk, but the founder is as resillient as ever
As Egyptian handmade weaving got enlisted in UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage sites in need of urgent preservation, Ahram Online shares with you the history of Egypt’s finest textiles
As painter Alaa Awad prepares for his up-coming exhibition, he spoke to Ahram Online about his fascination with ancient Egyptian heritage
Adding handmade weaving to the list was not an easy task. Among the conditions negotiated was that it should have an economic value on those who practice it
Traditional potters are now struggling to preserve their craft against the pressures of inflation, pollution and modernisation.
Garagous village, in Qena, enchants us every year with its unique pottery that waltzes between the shades of blue and green
Akhmim in Sohag is reputed for its colourful textile and needle work, while Hegaza in Qena is known nationwide for its woodwork
This year, the festival reviews the aragouz in the works of vernacular poetry pillar Fouad Haddad, prominent poet Said Hegab, and renowned script writer Abou El-Soud El-Ibiary
As the 25-year-old project comes to an end, Ahram Online reviews the impact of one of Jesuit’s special cultural projects in Minya
Inside an old cinema house in Malawi, Minya, the light beams are swinging and twirling while following the rhythm of the sticks.
Being Egypt’s first independent theatre troupe that took to the stage over 30 years ago, the audience were delighted to learn that the door of Al-Warsha is wide open, once again, every Thursday
This month, the Sufi troupe Al-Hadra celebrated five years since they first took the stage, and Ahram Online traces their journey as conveyed in their slogan 'from mosques to theatres'
Amira Elhamy attends this year’s Festival of Traditional Crafts, highlighting their importance as a core Egyptian industry
In the first of a series titled Soul Talks, author Rasha Zeidan shared with readers the inspiration for her first novel Roh, (Soul, 2016)
Egypt is mourning the passing of one of its music pillars — Gamalat Shiha, who reached ancient notes of a folk history passed down across generations
Day one of the inaugural event celebrated much more than just the country's ancient past
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