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Cairo’s flower exhibition colours grey city

  With vibrant colours and fresh breeze full of perfumed scents, the Flower Exhibition kicked off a few days ago, invading the pungent smoky weather of Greater Cairo and declaring the start of spring. Inside one of Giza’s most mesmerizing gardens, Orman, the fascination of blossoms took over visitors’ souls taking them into a trip …

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Nadine Labaki to head Un Certain Regard Jury

Lebanese director Nadine Labaki has been appointed as the president of the Un Certain Regard Jury at the Cannes International Film Festival, in its 2019 edition. Nadine Labaki’s three feature films catapulted her to international fame, from the Cannes’ red carpet to the Oscars ceremony a few months ago. The director, actress and screenwriter’s career …

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Hazim Arafa, President of the Aswan City Authority, stated that 23 contracting companies will compete to establish 1880 new units in a new social housing project known as the “One million units” project. (AFP Photo)

Ancient port used for transferring bricks, rocks discovered in Aswan   

The Ministry of Antiquities announced on Tuesday the discovery of the main port in Aswan which was used to transfer giant rocks and bricks used in building temples across the Nile. The discovery was unearthed by an Egyptian mission working in Gebel El-Silsila’s archaeological area. The announcement came a day after the Minister of Antiquities, …

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Thousands of visitors line up to explore Tutankhamun’s life

Anticipation, thrill, life, and excitement took over the long lines of people waiting to get inside the Grande Halle de La Villette’s gates in France to explore the world of Egypt’s young pharaoh through his displayed belongings. Over 5,000 visitors lined during at the first two days of Tutankhamun’s exhibition which kicked off on Saturday …

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Art exhibition reviving Darwish’s music through rare revolution pictures

The AUC’s 1919 Revolution’s celebration also witnessed an art exhibition, held by the graphic design students who presented their vision of the revolution and Sayed Darwish’s songs in modern and digitised photographs taken for the marches which were saved among the authentic documents at the Rare Books and Special Collection Library. The students were assigned …

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Kom El-Shoqafa archaeological site fully renovated

Saving hundreds of rare relics from drowning, the Ministry of Antiquities announced completing the restoration of Kom El-Shoqafa archaeological site in Alexandria. The renovation process included lowering underground water that was threatening the relics in the tombs. The restoration was conducted with the help of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the …

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