Wicker handicrafts make use of one of Egypt’s heritage handicrafts whilst using environmentally friendly and locally available resources
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The decorative products are globally famous for their eco-friendly elements, low prices
The programme is divided into two main sections, the inaugural Atelier Cairo winter fair, a bazaar of traditional and contemporary works of craft and design for sale, while the second part is a series of workshops covering business planning and financial literacy, tailored to the craft sector.
Huge part of selling products is selling story of people who made it as person who made items is as important as product itself, say advisors
Egyptian researcher returned to record Egyptian handicraft heritage for children, grandchildren
The innovative contemporary institution is organising a four-week summer programme free of charge for children in underprivileged areas to learn about Egypt’s traditional arts at the masmerising beauty of Tunis Village in Fayoum governorate.
Pottery involves many steps
We never imagined people would engage with our festivals and workshops as they did, says tenant
The chamber includes industries of handmade textiles, pottery, porcelain, ceramics, woodwork, metal handicrafts, carpets and jewellery
Agricultural exports saw a decline of 21%, chemical and fertiliser industries declined by 44%
Japanese Ambassador in Egypt signs grant providing organisation with over $80,000 to improve equipment
Ramadan lantern prices increased this Ramadan over last year due to a price increase in raw materials and exchange rate
The Ministry of Antiquities halted the completion of an exhaustive restoration of archaeological sanctuaries due to a lack of financing and a proliferation of street vendors over the past three years.
2.4 million Russian tourists visited Egypt in 2013 and spent 23.7m tourist nights