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Heritage - Walks
11/30/2022 3:10:03 PM
“Festivities and celebrations affiliated with the Journey of the Holy Family in Egypt are now on UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity,” professor Nahla Imam, heritage consultant at the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and country representative of Egypt at the 2003 Convention of Safeguarding the Intangible Heritage of UNESCO, told Ahram Online on Wednesday

Heritage - Heritage special
11/20/2022 3:23:27 PM
With the slogan "empowering creative minds," the platform empowers young independent Egyptian and Arab talents to be part of the realm of creative industry.

COP27 - Focus
11/18/2022 1:09:22 PM
One of the world's first cities came close to being wiped off the map during tragic floods this summer in Pakistan. Though Mohenjo Daro survived, it has become a symbol of the threat global warming poses to humanity's cultural heritage.

Business - Energy
11/13/2022 11:16:05 PM
Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a number of local and international partners to promote the use of small solar energy plants at archaeological sites and museums.

World - War in Ukraine
10/11/2022 6:49:22 PM
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday officially requested that UNESCO add the historic port city of Odessa to its World Heritage List in a bid to protect it from Russian air strikes.

COP27 - Climate change
10/10/2022 6:23:40 PM
Heatwaves will become so extreme in certain regions of the world within decades that human life there will be unsustainable, the United Nations and the Red Cross said Monday.

World - International
9/19/2022 8:54:30 PM
With COVID-related school disruptions setting back children around the world, activists implored world leaders Monday to prioritize school systems and restore educational budgets slashed when the pandemic hit.

Heritage - Heritage special
8/28/2022 10:36:30 AM
Newly accredited in July, Karama is the latest Egyptian foundation accredited by UNESCO for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Egypt.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
6/23/2022 12:59:48 PM
UN experts have confirmed the full or partial destruction of 152 cultural and historic heritage sites in Ukraine since Russia invaded the country, its cultural agency said Thursday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/17/2022 8:46:53 PM
After two decades on the UNESCO World Heritage List in Danger, the Abu Mena restoration project should now lead to the site’s removal, writes Nevine El-Aref

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/6/2022 9:54:00 AM
Israel continues with its abuses undeterred by an international community forever harping on human rights and commitments to international agreements.

Heritage - Inspiring Minds
1/12/2022 2:56:05 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/8/2022 1:53:00 PM
A proper understanding of human culture can help in the mitigation of and adaptation to climate change, writes Hamed Abdelreheem Ead

Heritage - Heritage special
1/1/2022 11:47:27 AM
On the first day of the national Festival of Tahteeb (Stick Dance), which was held from 23 to 27 December, the masters of Tahteeb sat confidently leaning on their sticks awaiting the game to begin.

Heritage - Heritage special
12/29/2021 7:02:59 PM
Last Thursday was a truly exceptional day in the village of Gourna, Luxor. The Egyptian minister of culture, the National Organization for Urban Harmony (NOUH), and UNESCO celebrated the first phase restoration and architectural revival of New Gourna, which started in 2018.

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
12/16/2021 11:42:50 AM
The United Nations' cultural agency UNESCO on Tuesday added the Congolese rumba dance to its intangible cultural heritage list, sparking delight in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo-Brazzaville.

Heritage - Heritage special
12/15/2021 10:32:34 PM

Heritage - Heritage special
12/15/2021 2:43:38 PM
Yesterday at UNESCO’s online 16th session of the intergovernmental committee for the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage, Arabic calligraphy knowledge skills and practice have been registered on the representative list of the intangible cultural heritage of Humanity.

World - Africa
12/12/2021 5:16:08 PM
Tigray rebels on Sunday recaptured the north Ethiopian town of Lalibela, home to a UNESCO world heritage site, local residents told AFP, 11 days after Ethiopian forces said they had taken it back.

Arts & Culture - Screens
12/8/2021 11:02:09 PM
Saudi Arabia's Red Sea International Film Festival rolled out its first-ever red carpet on 6 December in Jeddah’s old-town (Al Balad), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in a ceremony that was attended by many regional stars.

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