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Heritage - Heritage special
10/17/2023 12:58:46 PM
The fifth edition of Egypt's premier handicrafts exhibition put traditional artisans on track to the global market.

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.

Heritage - Heritage special
8/21/2023 5:14:25 PM
Egypt inaugurated the House of Heritage at the Foustat Traditional Crafts Centre in Old Cairo on 20 August.

Multimedia - In Pictures
7/28/2023 4:43:03 PM

World - Region
7/16/2023 8:51:34 PM
Among meandering alleyways in the historic market of Lebanon's southern city of Sidon, cobblers and menders are doing brisk business, as an economic crisis revives demand for once-fading trades.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
5/21/2023 12:40:31 PM
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina hosted an art exhibition titled "Contemporary Inscriptions," which came to a close on May 21st. The exhibition featured 24 high-end works of art that combined fine art with the aesthetics of crafts. It showcased calligraphic paintings, ceramic works, and marble formations that highlighted artistic visions varying between modernity and originality, between contemporary and heritage preservation, and development.

Egypt - Society
5/18/2023 2:46:22 PM
Egyptian luxury brands are harnessing traditional craftsmanship from jewelry design to carpet weaving to bring the country's ancient cultural riches to the world.

Life & Style - Style
1/10/2023 3:28:36 PM
The ongoing Beit Al-Aarab exhibition of crafts in Cairo is revealing the diversity and evolution in culture across a large number of Arab countries

World - War in Ukraine
10/9/2022 1:27:20 PM
The exquisite golden tiara, inlaid with precious stones by master craftsmen some 1,500 years ago, was one of the world's most valuable artifacts from the blood-letting rule of Attila the Hun, who rampaged with horseback warriors deep into Europe in the 5th century.

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.

Heritage - Heritage special
4/13/2022 12:13:16 AM
Wall to wall rich textiles with shimmering colours and bold modern patterns that waltz back and forth in time, reflecting a rare infusion between authentic craftsmanship and fresh ideas in the latest Khayamiya Exhibition.

Arts & Culture - Music
3/17/2022 7:53:26 PM
Born on 17 March 1892, in his short life of unpreceded craftsmanship and musical talent, Sayed Darwish positioned himself as the most important Egyptian musician of his time, inspiring the generations that followed his footsteps or benefited from his legacy.

Life & Style - Style
12/5/2021 7:17:50 PM
The Association of Upper Egypt for Education and Development (AUEED) held the annual Akhmim and Hagaza exhibition at its headquartering in Daher neighborhood in Cairo. It opens 10am to 8 pm daily. It will last until 12 December.

Heritage - Folk Arts
2/28/2021 3:00:00 PM
At the premises of Fustat Traditional Crafts Centre, in the heart of old Cairo, the sound of pounding hammers on copper fills the air

Heritage - Folk Arts
12/17/2020 2:08:37 PM
Traditional potters are now struggling to preserve their craft against the pressures of inflation, pollution and modernisation.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Exhibitions
10/20/2020 10:52:04 PM

Life & Style - City Lights
10/14/2020 4:15:29 PM
Launched in 13 governorates, 'Artisans of Egypt' aims to revive traditional arts and crafts, contribute to national income and support the drive to achieve sustainable development goals

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
10/6/2020 11:03:09 PM

Arts & Culture - Screens
7/24/2020 1:34:25 PM
Film My Design aims to shed light on Egyptian designers and their creative stories through a series of documentaries and a festival showcasing artists and craftsmen

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
6/3/2020 4:58:07 PM
The online initiative supports arts, education and heritage in the Middle East and beyond

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