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Franciscaines Sisters School’s graduates launch new association for development

The graduates of the Franciscaines Sisters School (FSS) have launched the “Tiba Association for Community Development” ­with the aim of promoting the quality of the Egyptian citizens’ life and to improve their living - in a celebration held, couple of days ago.

Ehab Abu Oaf, AUC Alum, elected to board of trustees

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has recently elected Ehab Abu Oaf as the newest member of the university’s Board of Trustees.

Egyptian foreign ministry and UN celebrate 76 years of fruitful work

The United Nations in Egypt and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-organised a ceremony on 8 November at Tahrir Palace in Cairo to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the United Nations.

Director of the Russian Cultural Centre receives warm Egyptian farewell

Three events were organized earlier this week to bid farewell to the Director of the Russian Cultural Centre in Cairo and counsellor of the Russian Embassy Alexey Tevanyan and his wife for their great contributions in supporting cultural relations between Egypt and Russia in recent years.

Ahly club president Mahmoud El-Khatib honours Hassan Hamdy and Omar Khairat

President of Ahly Club Mahmoud El-Khatib gave the Ahly Golden Necklace to the club’s former president Hassan Hamdy, also granting musician Omar Khairat the club’s shield and flag.

UNFPA, national stakeholders launch initiative to empower teenage girls in Egypt

A new initiative has been launched in Egypt to empower teenage girls, especially in the country's marginalised communities by supporting their rights, bridging the gender gap, and building their social, health and economic assets.

Goethe Institute launches 2nd international conference of Media and Science Project

The conference discussed several topics including the coverage of science in times of crisis, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the press and media with regard to fake news and news verification

Mexico celebrates 211 years of independence in Cairo

Mexico's Ambassador to Egypt Jose Octavio Tripp extolled both Mexico and Egypt for their shared histories of inclusiveness and cosmopolitism

Egypt-Korea Digital Ambassador inaugural ceremony hosted in Cairo

The main role of EKDA is to digitally promote the Egyptian people’s awareness and understanding of the Korean culture

Korean ambassador grants Order of Sports Merit to late Ahmed Fouly for role in Taekwondo

Fouly served as vice-president of the International Taekwondo Federation, head of World Taekwondo Africa and vice-president of the Egyptian Olympic Committee

Russia participates in Egypt’s International Forum for Higher Education

Egyptian universities, representatives from European, American, and Arab universities, and international donors took part in the forum

IOM Egypt marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons with a community event

The aim of the event was to raise awareness within migrant communities against human trafficking

Four Egyptian groups qualify for 2021 K-POP World Festival

Glitch Gang Girls, Black Eagle, Yara Mahgoub, and Adelpha are the four contestants that have been selected to participate in the online Changwon K-POP World Festival scheduled in October in South Korea

Ten grantees win the EU and EUNIC fund for art and culture

The grant winners were announced and signed their contracts in a special event held at the Italian Cultural Institute's terrace in Zamalek, on Sunday 11 July

Korean ambassador performs Egyptians songs on saxophone

The Korean ambassador performs Egyptians songs on saxophone

Korean Literature Month explores new worlds of Korean culture

The Korean Cultural Centre in Egypt is organising a series of cultural events to introduce Korean literature to Egyptian readers

Korean Embassy will run a survey on Korea’s image in the eyes of Egyptian people

Korean Ambassador Hong Jin-Wook: Cultural exchange between Egypt and South Korea is the essence for developing our common aspirations

KCC announces winners of 'Quiz on Korea' cultural competition

The competition aims to test general information about South Korea in various fields and to provide an additional incentive for fans of South Korea to continue their interest in Korean culture

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