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With the slogan "empowering creative minds," the platform empowers young independent Egyptian and Arab talents to be part of the realm of creative industry.

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.

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.

In our second article on documenting the social history of historic districts of Egypt, Ahram Online walks with Mina Ibrahim, anthropology researcher, and founder of SARD Shubra Archive, a nonprofit initiative to document the oral history of the neighbourhood before it all fades out due to fast transformations of the urban fabric of the ancient district.

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.

At one of the oldest workshops in the area, Abdu Al Dahsuri has been crafting and decorating Moulid El-Nabi dolls for the past 35 years.

El-Warsha performed at the closing ceremony on 15 September of the Sard Creative Camp, a joint project between Netflix 'Because She Created' programme and Sard screenwriter’s hub to train women in creative writing and develop their storytelling.

Historic Cairo will celebrate on friday the 10th anniversary of Al-Athar Lina (The Monument is Ours) - one of the most successful and inspiring community engagement initiatives, with a heritage walk through the historic Al-Khalifa neighbourhood.

Last week, Egyptologist Fatma Keshk gave a lecture at the French Institute for Oriental Archaeology (IFAO) in Cairo on courtyards in ancient Egypt.

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.

If you truly wish to find someone you have known and who travels, there are two points on the globe you have but to sit and wait, sooner or later your man will come there: the docks of London and Port Said - Kipling

The House of Architecture carried out New Gourna's first heritage and sustainability forum for children and people of the village between 6-8 September.

Egyptian architectural historian May El-Ibrashy is among the winners of the 2022 Prince Claus Impacts awards for her contribution and innovation in her community.

The conference, which ran from 29-30 August at the Port Said Cultural Palace, kicked off with the opening of a photo exhibition and a traditional handicraft exhibition.

Newly accredited in July, Karama is the latest Egyptian foundation accredited by UNESCO for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in Egypt.

Education has always been a cornerstone in Egyptian history. From the ancient Egyptians down to university halls, however, education took many forms back in the day according to the history of Cairo University book written by professor Raaouf Abbas Ahmed.

Last Wednesday, under the auspices of the Egyptian Minister of Culture Inas Abdel-Dayem, the National Organisation for Urban Harmony (NOUH) headed by Mohamed Abu Seida, celebrated the launch of its latest publication titled “Siwa: An Urban Story.”

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC) is a haven of Egyptian intangible heritage that has thrived throughout the centuries.

Thursday marked the launch of Nuba Nour Troupe’s latest album titled Dessy Brama, which was held at El-Damma Theatre at the premises of El-Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music, which was founded and directed by artist Zakaria Ibrahim with the aim of reviving Egypt’s rich and unique performing arts heritage.

Last week marked the opening of Alaa El-Habashi’s Public Library of Rare Books in El-Darb El-Ahmar District in historic Cairo.

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