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Heritage - Inspiring Minds
3/21/2024 10:46:20 AM
As Egypt highly celebrates the holy month of Ramadan, among the famous Ramadan inshad songs (Sufi praise chants) we grew up with was “Mawlay, Inni Bebabek Qad Basat Yadi” (O God, I Have reached out to You at Your door) by iconic munshid Sayyed Al-Nakshabandi (1920-1976).

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
8/8/2023 12:58:35 PM
An informed source confirmed that the Egyptian minister of endowments will reopen the newly restored Al-Sayeda Nafisa Mosque to the public on Thursday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Lectures
4/4/2023 7:08:39 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Music and dance
3/28/2023 7:15:18 PM

Arts & Culture - Music
3/27/2023 11:04:26 AM
Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (29 March - 4 April) in Egypt

Multimedia - Video
1/23/2023 3:43:00 PM
Egyptians celebrated during the first week of January the Moulid of Imam Ahmed Al-Rifai (512-572 hijri). Al-Rifai is a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad and founder of Al-Rifai Sufi order who inspired millions in the Middle East and other places around the globe.

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.

Arts & Culture - Screens
12/20/2022 9:22:49 PM
Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (21-27 December) in Cairo

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.

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
7/30/2022 5:29:12 PM
Egyptian Grammy-winning music producer Fathy Salama and some members of his band Sharkiat will reunite with Islamic Sufi chanter Mahmoud El-Tohamy and a number of his musicians in another “Sufism vs Modernism” concert.

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
7/12/2022 6:19:23 PM
Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (13-19 July) in Cairo

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
6/14/2022 10:20:35 PM
Summer is back and the new cultural season kicks off with, among other performances across the urban landscape, the traditional, Sufi-rooted tannoura whirling dancers, who will be performing at the 16th-century Sultan Al-Ghouri complex.

Arts & Culture - Music
4/22/2022 7:55:56 PM
Joining Tomaso Albinoni’s Adagio in G-minor and Sufi singing, the newly released music video Naeim Redak (The Blessing of Your Approval) is a unique collaboration between Basem Darwisch, his Egyptian-German band Cairo Steps and Sheikh Ehab Younis.

Heritage - Heritage special
4/22/2022 5:16:07 PM
As free as the curlew bird that greets her and her audience every time she sings on stage, Tunisian diva Ghalia Benali broke from the typical time constrains of songs, chanting only long poems of her choice during her latest concert in Cairo.

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
4/6/2022 11:51:02 AM
An evening featuring the Wajd Ensemble and a discussion around trances and spirituality in traditional Egyptian music will take place at Cairo’s French Institute on 12 April.

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
3/2/2022 4:25:27 PM
The great Upper Egyptian ancient city of Abydos in Sohag will be hosting three successive concerts starting Thursday 10 March as part of the Abydos Music Festival, with prominent Islamic chanter Yassin El-Tohamy and his ensemble set to open the event with a repertoire of their memorised traditional Sufi chants.

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
12/7/2021 2:30:33 PM
Sufi chanting troupe ‘Al-Hadra’ will be bringing some Islamic traditional Zikr (Remembrance of God) to the stage on 25 December at El-Sawy Culturewheel in Zamalek.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/30/2021 11:15:56 PM
Gamal Essam El-Din reports on the likely consequences of banning donation boxes in mosques

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