Arab students with a talent for creative writing find few opportunities to study the art at universities. The Kuwaiti novelist Taleb Alrefai is trying to fill that gap.
In his latest book, “The Stranger’s Newspaper,” Ali Bader presents a wide-ranging series of conversations in search of intercultural dialogue.
The Egyptian architect Waleed Arafa has recently won international competitions and prizes. He spoke to Al-Fanar Media about his work and his ideas for updating architecture education.
The Abdel Rahim Scientific Kindergarten provides educational and cultural services to deprived children in Deshna, south of Cairo. It won a national incentive award last fall.
Helwan University celebrates the career of the artist who made the puppets for the operetta “The Grand Night”.
Hassanein Fahmy Hussein, an Egyptian academic working in Saudi Arabia, talks about his experience teaching Chinese in Arab universities.
More than 1,000 publishers from 51 countries are participating in the latest running of the Cairo International Book Fair, amid coronavirus precautions.
Wael Farouq, a professor of Arabic studies in Milan, says introducing non-native speakers to the rhythms and sounds of Arabic poetry and music facilitates language learning.
Egyptian critics and writers discuss a literary trend of revisiting the past through personalized remembrances and novels based on facts.
Modern artists cannot ignore contemporary technology, says the Egyptian sculptor Sayeda Khalil.