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Heritage - Heritage special
3/14/2023 2:08:59 PM
Last week, the grounds of the Supreme Council of Culture hosted the 7th Cairo International Forum for Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/13/2023 12:26:00 PM
Egypt has expanded its Productive Families project to help Arab exhibitors showcase their authentic cultural heritage and folklore.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
12/19/2022 4:50:37 PM
Many of Ukraine’s monuments and archeological sites have come under Russian gunfire, endangering the country’s cultural heritage as well as a collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts.

Arts & Culture - Music
12/4/2022 1:12:10 PM
Cuban cultural authorities have declared the musical movement known as Nueva Trova, a folk-music genre melding poetry and progressive politics, to be part of the nation's cultural heritage, the official newspaper Granma reported Saturday.

Arts & Culture - Music
12/1/2022 5:55:53 PM
Raucous, expressive and revolutionary: Algeria's Rai music took its place on the United Nations' list of intangible cultural heritage on Thursday.

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
11/19/2022 12:39:11 PM
On Thursday El-Warsha, Egypt’s first independent theatre troupe, celebrated 35 years of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage with a performance at Rawabet Theatre in the heart of downtown Cairo.

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.

Heritage - Heritage special
11/11/2022 2:16:00 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Culture celebrates the rich intangible cultural heritage of Egypt including its traditional environmentally-friendly handicrafts through a number of cultural and musical events that highlight at the COP27.

Heritage - Heritage special
10/21/2022 8:06:35 PM
Old tram tickets, images of old cinemas and theatres, origins of churches and palaces and other priceless stories from history of the district of Shubra in north Cairo are being documented and shared with the public, with a lot of passion and much love.

Egypt - Politics
9/29/2022 11:03:16 PM
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Egypt Hong Jinwook paid a visit to the Upper Egypt governorates of Minya, Assiut and Sohag to explore possible cooperation, especially when it comes to cultural heritage, development, education and gender equality.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
7/7/2022 11:11:00 AM
Al-Ahram Weekly talks to Soheir Hawas, recipient of this year’s State Appreciation Award in Arts and Architecture, about her career saving Cairo’s built cultural heritage

Life & Style - City Lights
5/12/2022 5:06:17 PM
The Mexican and Italian embassies, together with the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, organised a conference to foster dialogue on the measures to prevent illicit import, export, and transfer of ownership of cultural property.

Life & Style - City Lights
4/9/2022 7:45:20 PM
An art workshop by artist Ahmed Ghoeiba this week showed Russian children how to make Ramadan lanterns, sharing with them a popular element of Egypt’s cultural heritage and one of the most famous symbols of the holy month.

Life & Style - City Lights
12/30/2021 9:25:38 PM
In celebration of Christmas, the ambassador of Egypt in Belgrade Amr Aljowaily held an event titled ‘Cultural Heritage of Egypt: Journey of the Holy Family, Churches and Monasteries’, which featured photos, booklets, and documentaries on the architecture of Egyptian churches and encouraged Serbian tourists to visit them.

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.

Heritage - Heritage special
11/26/2021 4:28:45 PM
The “Live Heritage, Live Communities” workshop, a project that engages the local communities of Historic Cairo and Luxor in crafting a program for cultural heritage and sustainable tourism, was launched earlier in the week.

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