Latest News for: Cairo art


In Egypt, new roads, old problems

Mail Guardian South Africa 16 Apr 2024
The internationally acclaimed sculptor had spent 15 years turning Darb 1718, in the heart of Old Cairo, into Cairo’s foremost hub for arts and culture ... Cairo ... In Cairo, it has completed a third metro line with 29 stations.

BACA participates in Gulf Cinema Festival

Bahrain News Agency 16 Apr 2024
He contributed to the establishment of many Bahraini and Arab art and cinematic initiatives, such as the Arab Theatre Training Centre in Beirut, the Arab Project for Theater and Arts in Cairo, and Al Sawari Theatre in Bahrain.

Egypt’s women rappers fight for a place in rising scene

Mail Guardian South Africa 11 Apr 2024
In Alexandria “we make art, but in Cairo, it’s a whole industry”, Dareen, 21, said, her bright pink nails protruding from fingerless leather gloves ... “You need only walk around Cairo” to hear it, Abdelrahim said.

Egypt's women rappers fight for place in rising scene

Raw Story 10 Apr 2024
In Alexandria "we make art, but in Cairo, it's a whole industry", Dareen, 21, told AFP, her bright pink nails protruding from fingerless leather gloves ... "You need only walk around Cairo" to hear it, Abdelrahim said.

Eid in Egypt: A Journey through Time and Tradition

Daily News Egypt 07 Apr 2024
Cairo ... Eid in Cairo is a celebration of time-honoured history meshed with contemporary allure ... Amusement parks promise a day filled with laughter, while the Cairo Opera House is a window into the city’s dynamic arts and culture.

‘We live in the best house in the world’: five design experts on how to ...

AOL 07 Apr 2024
In the heritage listed 1930s art deco Cairo flats, one of the first examples of medium density housing in Australia, surrounding vegetation and a courtyard offer both communal space and a green aspect for all apartments.

Meet the Egyptian twins leading the Arab cartoon renaissance

The New Arab 02 Apr 2024
Fuelled by the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, the recipients of the Mahmoud Khalil Award have since launched the Garage Comics Magazine and the Cairo Comix International Festival — two initiatives dedicated to elevating the Arab world's comics industry.

In pictures: Sculptures from 28th Aswan Symposium

Watani 01 Apr 2024
The art of sculpting has been known in Egypt since predynastic times ... In 1908, the School of Fine Arts was established in Cairo, and has ever since turned out generation after generation of talented young artists.

Where to Find Culture and Art This Ramadan

Egyptian Streets 30 Mar 2024
In the streets of Cairo, markets are bustling with people shopping, enjoying food, and hanging out ... Here are three cultural hubs in Ramadan of 2024 to enjoy culture and art ... Ramadan Nights The Cairo Opera House, led by Dr.

Saudi Arabians are moving in on Egypt’s culture

Taipei Times 23 Mar 2024
Cairo has been known as the Arab world’s Hollywood for a century, but with Egypt facing the worst economic crisis in its modern history, some say Saudi Arabia’s patronage is more of a conquest. By Bassem Aboualabass / AFP, CAIRO.

Best Cairo Spots for Solo Dates

Egyptian Streets 23 Mar 2024
there is a myriad of places in Cairo that offer opportunities for solo-daters and solitude seekers ... Brush It Art Whether one’s a masterclass in painting or without any prior knowledge on how to hold a ...

Iconographer Samira Lamei (1960 – 2024) passes away

Watani 20 Mar 2024
Lovers of Coptic art were devastated last month at the loss of contemporary iconographer ... Dr Lamei was Assistant Professor at the Coptic Art Department in the Institute of Coptic Studies (ICS) in Cairo. Her description of Coptic art was apt.

'A historic moment for the sport': Egyptian athlete bags gold medal in MMA's debut event at the African Games

Khaleejtimes 19 Mar 2024
At age 10, she moved to Cairo Governorate to pursue her education. “It was moving to Cairo that gave me the chance to train in martial arts,” she adds ... herself in various martial arts disciplines.

Patronage or conquest? Saudis move in on Egypt's culture

Raw Story 15 Mar 2024
In Cairo, historically the cultural capital of the Arab world, Culture Minister Nevine al-Kilany recently hosted Turki al-Sheikh, head of the Saudi General Entertainment Authority ... - Art 'for a price' -.

Hisham Mahdy Founder of Cairo Design Week Wrapping Up the Idea Behind The Event’s Most Expansive Edition Yet

Egypt Today 14 Mar 2024
In the second edition of Cairo Design Week, our goal was to expand into key design neighborhoods like Heliopolis, the iconic Citadel, and Downtown, along with smaller design hubs in Zamalek and Maadi, celebrating art and cultural ties.