Zahi Hawass was celebrated for composing the opera "Tutankhamun".
In 1922, Egyptologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamun.
The artists attended Art d’Egypt exhibition “Forever is Now” held at the Giza Pyramids area. The exhibition mixes contemporary art with the ancient Egyptian civilization.
The university’s president handed Hawass two doctoral degrees in Russian and English.
The Italian city of Cortona witnessed a major archaeological and cultural festival, where the Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass gave a lecture on the recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt.