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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?

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/18/2022 9:32:09 PM
The 15th Annual Archaeologists Day took place at the Cairo Opera House this week where many figures were honoured and Egyptian heritage celebrated, reports Nevine El-Aref

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

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.

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.

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.

Heritage - Walks
12/26/2021 7:32:00 PM
A monthly series on the intangible heritage of Egyptian Districts. We start off with Heliopolis

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
12/20/2021 7:34:11 PM
Last night, Egypt celebrated renowned director and founder of Egypt’s first independent theatre troupe, Hassan El-Geretly, at the closing ceremony of the 28th edition of the Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET).

Heritage - Walks
12/20/2021 6:27:18 PM
Last Saturday Al-Khalifa district celebrated 10 years of community engagement at Al-Khalifa Heritage and Environmental park.

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.

Arts & Culture - Film
12/12/2021 5:51:29 PM
The first edition of the Hollywood Arab Film Festival (HAFF) will take place in Los Angeles in April 2022.

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.

World - Africa
12/9/2021 6:47:23 PM
Father Tsige Mezgebu was leading an afternoon prayer service in August when a column of haggard-looking rebels entered Lalibela, prompting worshippers to cry out "God save our city!"

Heritage - Heritage special
12/9/2021 2:11:07 PM
The concept of demolishing cemeteries affects much more than the tangible heritage or historical monuments involved

Arts & Culture - Film
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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
12/7/2021 10:55:49 PM
This year’s 11th Arab Federation for Youth and the Environment Forum emphasised the need to preserve heritage cities from the repercussions of climate change

World - Africa
12/1/2021 7:28:59 PM
Ethiopia said Wednesday that pro-government forces had recaptured the UNESCO World Heritage site Lalibela, which fell to Tigrayan fighters in August, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration seeks to wrest back territory from the rebels.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
11/30/2021 9:41:41 PM
Last month’s Alexandria Heritage Days were a successful example of how the wider public can engage with local and national heritage, writes Farah Al-Akkad

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