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Heritage - Heritage special
2/21/2024 7:26:39 PM
Last weekend, Khazana School for Heritage held their Bawtaqa (Crucible) Days at Al-Ghoury Dome and the House of Egyptian Architecture in historic Cairo.

Heritage - Heritage special
9/17/2023 3:31:23 PM
Every year during the first week of January, Egypt observes the moulid, a Sufi celebration commemorating the death anniversary of Imam Al-Rifaai, at the mosque that bears his name, located in the Al-Khalifa district in the heart of Historic Cairo.

Heritage - Heritage special
9/4/2023 10:14:32 PM
In the heart of Historic Cairo, the mausoleum and mosque of Sayeda Zeinab (6-62 hijri), the granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad, centres the square and district that holds her name.

Heritage - Heritage special
8/29/2023 7:58:43 PM
Monday 28 August witnessed the closing ceremony of a three-year-long UNESCO project to preserve the culture of craftsmanship in Cairo's Khan El-Khalili and El-Darb El-Ahmar historic areas, held at Al-Azhar Park.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
8/29/2023 5:35:10 PM
Cairene authorities denied on Tuesday demolishing the tomb belonging to legendary Egyptian poet laureate Ahmed Shawqi (1868-1932), nicknamed the Prince of Poets, after photos depicting debris at his tomb in Historic Cairo sparked uproar on social media.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/17/2023 4:27:00 PM
The timeless beauty of the Al-Aqmar Mosque is once again gracing Historic Cairo following its reopening after restoration this week.

Antiquities - Islamic
8/14/2023 12:03:34 PM
After almost three years of restoration, the Al-Aqmar Mosque on Al-Muizz Street in Historic Cairo, opened its doors to worshippers and visitors on Sunday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/25/2023 3:29:54 PM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the 11th-century Al-Hakim Mosque in Historic Cairo on Sunday, during the second day of his official state visit to Egypt.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/8/2023 11:05:38 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Saturday followed up on Saturday on the progress in the Julius Nyerere Hydropower plant and dam (JNHPP) in Tanzania as well as major development projects at home in Cairo and South Sinai.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
3/3/2023 7:28:00 PM
A new heritage trail exploring 12 Islamic monuments in the Al-Darb Al-Ahmar district of Historic Cairo has been inaugurated.

Heritage - Heritage special
2/26/2023 5:57:46 PM
Saturday night, Khazana School for Heritage celebrated it's first anniversary by throwing a classic wedding theme event on a rooftop in Historic Cairo

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
2/14/2023 9:52:16 PM
Al-ahram Weekly visits the Beit Yakan in Historic Cairo that is hosting a project to rejuvenate traditional carpentry in Egypt with Japanese assistance.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
2/7/2023 10:34:38 PM
Three Islamic monuments in Historic Cairo were reopened this week after restoration, reports Nevine El-Aref

Heritage - Heritage special
1/2/2023 2:37:36 PM
Sayeda Sakina's Moulid celebration was held on 21 December in her mausoleum at Al-Khalifa district in the heart of historic Cairo.

Heritage - Heritage special
9/22/2022 11:49:27 PM
Historic Cairo will celebrate on friday the 10th anniversary of Al-Athar Lina (The Monument is Ours) - one of the most successful and inspiring community engagement initiatives, with a heritage walk through the historic Al-Khalifa neighbourhood.

Heritage - Heritage special
9/16/2022 12:42:40 PM
The 15th edition of Samaa International Festival for Spiritual Music and Chanting opens on Saturday at the North Wall Theatre in Historic Cairo with a message of peace.

Heritage - Heritage special
6/13/2022 6:34:09 PM
Last week marked the opening of Alaa El-Habashi’s Public Library of Rare Books in El-Darb El-Ahmar District in historic Cairo.

Life & Style - City Lights
3/30/2022 7:29:00 PM
Two murals by Mexican artist Enrique Chiu on the theme of migration were unveiled at Maqas Maqd of Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbey in historical Cairo on 28 March.

Heritage - Heritage special
2/16/2022 5:22:47 PM

Heritage - Heritage special
1/22/2022 4:01:45 PM
​Cairo’s historic cemeteries are at risk of being demolished, but what is so important about such ancient grave yard?

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