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The 1st edition of Capital Art: Addressing climate change through fine arts

More than 100 of Egypt’s most prominent visual artists are taking part in the Capital Art collective exhibition starting Friday - with 500 exclusive artworks.

Japan partners with UNICEF to provide aid to vulnerable groups in Egypt's Sinai and Ismailia

Japan and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have announced a new partnership to provide humanitarian assistance to vulnerable children and families in the governorates of North Sinai and Ismailia, with Japan contributing over $833,000 to the project.

British Council announces Egyptian winners of UK Alumni Awards 2022-2023

The British Council in Cairo awarded four alumni of UK universities with the UK Alumni Award 2022-2023 for their outstanding achievements as business professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders, and for their contribution to strengthening ties between the two countries.

In Photos: Korean writer Byung Lim Ji holds book signing ceremony in Cairo visit

Korean writer Byung Lim Ji visited Egypt for the first time and toured some archaeological sites. During the visit, Byung held a signing ceremony for her book A 30 Year Old Cabin Crew.

Japan’s ambassador in Cairo honours first pioneer of Egyptology in Japan

The pioneering Japanese Egyptologist Sakuji Yoshimura – who is supervising the restoration of Khufu’s Second Sun Boat for the Grand Egyptian Museum – was honoured Tuesday with a certificate of appreciation by the country’s ambassador.

Greek and Egyptian students celebrate International Greek Language Day in Cairo

While celebrating International Greek Language Day in Cairo in front of students from the two countries, Greek diplomatic and cultural figures emphasised the linguistic ties that have bound their country with Egypt and others from antiquity onward.

Seoul and Cairo have excellent relations: South Korean ambassador

Ambassador of South Korea to Egypt Jin-Wook Hong delivered a lecture during his visit to the Diplomatic Studies Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday on the future of the Korean-Egyptian relations.

Japan embassy supports preschool education in Ezbet Al-Haggana

The Japanese embassy in Egypt aims, through the KUSANONE programme, to benefit grass-root communities in a wide range of sectors, including education, environment, healthcare and empowerment of women

Egypt, Belarus celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations

In a celebration to mark 30 years on the diplomatic relations between Egypt and Belarus, Ambassador of Belarus Sergei L. Terentiev said he is looking forward to more cooperation and development of relations between the two countries.

Egypt and Germany celebrate 15th anniversary of establishing the JCEE

Egypt and Germany celebrate today the establishment in 2008 of the German-Egyptian Committee for Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection (JCEE).

Al-Ahram Weekly and Ahram Online journalist receives Cairo Climate Talks journalism award

German Ambassador to Egypt Frank Hartmann honoured on Sunday the winners of the Cairo Climate Talks (CCT) competition for outstanding environmental journalism, including Al-Ahram Weekly and Ahram Online journalist Ahmed Kotb.

Unique Russian participation in the 54th Cairo International Book Fair

This year's edition of Cairo International Book Fair will witness special and "distinct" participation by Russia's delegation, according to Marat Gatin, Director of the Russian Cultural Centres in Egypt.

Egypt preparing to host first South African cultural season

Minister of Culture Nevine El-Kilani met with a delegation from South Africa's Ministry of Culture and Arts this week to discuss holding the first South African cultural season in Egypt.

Indian ambassador looking forward to Sisi's visit to New Delhi

Celebrating India's 74th Republic Day, Indian Ambassador to Egypt stressed the importance of fostering relations between both countries, highlighting the importance that India attaches to President El-Sisi's upcoming visit to Delhi.

Hurghada's Elite band dazzles Cairo audience at Russian House Christmas celebration

The Russian House in Cairo held a Christmas celebration on 9 January that featured the Russian ensemble Elite from Hurghada at the Russian Cultural Centre in Dokki.

‘Our hearts are getting even closer:’ Korean ambassador to Egypt says relations are at highest point

During his meeting with the Egyptian journalists and media personalities, South Korean Ambassador Hong Jin-Wook stressed that government-to-government cooperation between the two countries is now at its highest point, while also extolling the relationship between the two peoples.

Foreign Graduates of Soviet and Russian Universities forum ends its activities in Cairo

Pavel Shevtsov, the Vice President of the Federal Agency for International Cooperation, stressed that this is the first time in 25 years that a forum for graduates is organised outside the Russian borders.

Russian language professors in MENA visit Cairo's tourist attractions

The Russian Language Teachers in the Middle East and North Africa Conference, which was held at the Russian House in Cairo, has concluded its activities. The event was attended by the representatives of 11 countries and 100 Russian language teachers.

Indian ambassador launches Glimpses of India painting contest

At Al Horriya Park in Cairo, Ambassador of India Ajit Guptih inaugurated the 26th edition of the annual “Glimpses of India” painting competition organised by the Embassy of India in Cairo, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, from 12 to 14 December in Cairo as well as a number of Egypt's governorates.

Egypt's culture minister discusses cultural exchange with Iraqi ambassador

Minister of Culture Nevine El-Kilany met with Ambassador of Iraq to Egypt Ahmed Nayef Rashid Saleh on Thursday to discuss reinforcing cultural and artistic cooperation as well as Egypt's participation in the sixth edition of the Ancient Civilisations Forum in Baghdad from 4 to 6 December.

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