Ministry of Culture

Egypt’s culture min. to inaugurate 32nd Youth Salon on Jan. 16

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 11:16 GMT

The 32nd Youth Salon will be held under the title "Dreaming is the Land of Creativity", on January 16 at 6 p.m.

Winners of State Award for Artistic Creativity travel to Rome

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 11:15 GMT

The State Award for Artistic Creativity at the Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome is granted to creators in several artistic fields

Press conference to announce details of 53rd Cairo International Book Fair to be held on Jan. 17

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 10:43 GMT

The General Egyptian Book Organization will hold a press conference to announce the details of the 53rd Cairo International Book Fair on January 17, at Al-Manara Exhibitions Center in the Fifth Settlement.

Egypt’s culture min. announces extending 53rd Cairo International Book Fair

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 11:15 GMT

The 53rd Cairo International Book Fair will kick off on January 26 and will run until February 7 instead of February 6.

28th Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theater concludes on Dec. 19

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 01:03 GMT

Five innovators in the field of theater will be honored during the closing ceremony.

Egypt’s culture min. to attend Refa'a al-Tahtawy's Translation Awards ceremony on December 26

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 12:42 GMT

The winner of the Rifa’a al-Tahtawy Award for Translation receives a financial reward of LE 100,000, a commemorative shield and a certificate of appreciation.

Mahmoud al-Tohamy to perform in Aswan on Dec. 10

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 01:29 GMT

The program of the concert includes a set of recitations sung by Tohamy.

Egypt’s Culture Min., Director-General of ISESCO announce Cairo as Capital of Islamic World 2022

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 12:45 GMT

The celebrations come within the framework of the program implemented by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).

Artistic dialogue launches in Gezira Arts Center on Dec. 8

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 01:28 GMT

Head of Egypt’s Plastic Arts Sector will inaugurate three exhibitions.

Press conference announcing details of 28th Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theater to be held on Dec. 9

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 02:00 GMT

The festival aims to establish a means of communication between different people and theater groups.

National Folklore Troupe to perform in 1st Madinaty Book Fair on Dec. 2

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 12:56 GMT

The troupe, led by director Hani el-Nabulsi, will present various folk performances.

Egypt’s Minister of Culture, ISESCO Director to hold press conference on Dec. 7

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 12:32 GMT

During the press conference, the details of the activities held on the occasion of choosing Cairo as the Capital of Culture for the countries of the Islamic world for 2022 will be announced.

General Egyptian Book Organization aims to hold book fairs in new cities, Decent Life initiative villages

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 01:20 GMT

Haitham Al-Hajj Ali, head of the General Egyptian Book Organization, said that he hopes to generalize the experience in all new cities.

Egypt’s Theater Art House commemorates 40th passing anniversary of pioneering poet Salah Abdel Sabour on Nov. 29

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 01:48 GMT

The commemoration presents a vision highlighting the most important works of the late Salah Abdel-Sabour.

Musicians’ Syndicate announces important decisions aiming to protect Egypt’s artistic heritage

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 04:18 GMT

The decisions were released in an official statement.

Reservations deadline for publishers willing to participate in 53rd Cairo International Book Fair extended to Nov. 25

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 01:37 GMT

The 53rd Cairo International Book Fair will be held from January 26 to February 6, 2022, at the Egypt Center for International Exhibitions and Conferences.

1st Madinaty Book Fair launches on Nov. 30

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 12:34 GMT

The Madinaty Book Fair comes as the General Egyptian Book Organization’s new step towards holding exhibitions in new cities.

Egypt’s Soheir el-Babli passes away at 86

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 05:57 GMT

Abdel Dayem stated that Egyptian and Arab art have lost one of its greatest icons, as Babli formed a model for diverse creativity.

Egypt’s culture min. to re-open El-Samer Theater on Nov. 21

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 02:30 GMT

El-Samer Theater is one of the largest theaters located in Cairo Governorate, with an area of about 1,000 square meters.

Egypt’s Minister of Culture inaugurates 1st outlet of "Your Book Kiosk"

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 01:32 GMT

"Your Book Kiosk" project comes as part of the Ministry of Culture's participation in the presidential initiative “Decent Life”.