Amira Noshokaty's Articles

Antiquities Clichés, a book by Egyptologist Fatma Keshk released last week, clarifies and highlights some of the popular, yet inaccurate, information on ancient Egypt that is passed on from one generation to the next.

Last weekend, Khazana School for Heritage held their Bawtaqa (Crucible) Days at Al-Ghoury Dome and the House of Egyptian Architecture in historic Cairo.

Today Egypt bids farewell to the guard of Semsemya, Zakaria Ibrahim.

In the "Palestine from Cairo" series, Ahram Online highlights events shedding light on the Palestinian heritage.

Authentic Red Sea music filled the air at the Grand Egyptian Museum two weeks ago, celebrating the live heritage of Egypt through the Bagaweet creative economy project.

The Suburb of Heliopolis, Spirit, and Memory is the fourth publication in the series of the National Organization of Urban Harmony (NOUH) titled "The Memory of the City" initiative.

In our series Palestine From Cairo, we share a unique evening focused on rare maps of Jerusalim, traditional songs and a taste of Palestinian signature dishs.

In the second article of our series Masters of the Craft, we highlight the women behind one of Egypt's most colorful and joyful rural embroidery.

An exhibition by pioneer architecture and tutor Essam Safi El-Din traces Egypt's folk architecture.

The Palestinian dabkeh dance, birthday celebrations for the Prophet Muhammad in Sudan, and the art skills and Arab metal engraving are now listed on UNESCO's World Heritage list.

The world celebrates the traditional Palestinian Dabkeh as UNESCO adds it to the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

A rare photo collection of British Mandate-era Palestine in 1921 is currently on display at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo.

The series opens with a brief vivid history of Palestinian Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH).

Thoth annual heritage and culture festival celebrated on 27-28 October the 50th memorial anniversary of the renowned cultural figure Taha Hussein (1889-1973) in New Hermopolis, Minya.

The third season of Egyptology in Arabic initiative, which has recently opened, delved into the origins of fuul (fava beans), food columns, and the Egyptian kitchen.

The fifth edition of Egypt's premier handicrafts exhibition put traditional artisans on track to the global market.

Ahram Online joined the first heritage walk in the historic Upper Egyptian city of Esna, witnessing firsthand the local proverb that "the habra (traditional women's head and body scarf) is big enough for 10," which reflects the generosity of Esna’s people.

Egypt celebrated World Tourism Day last week by sharing VISIT-Esna project as a successful model of Value Investment in Sustainable Integrated Tourism (VISIT).

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.

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.

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