Algerian publishers are happy with the return of the Algiers International Book Fair, but some criticize a decision requiring visitors to show proof of Covid 19 vaccinations.
Susan Schaefer Davis, American anthropologist, worked with women rug weavers in rural Morocco for decades. She paid tribute to their strength and skill in a recent book.
If you are passionate about culture and art, you can win scholarships most notably in creative writing and arts.
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”.
Nasser Rabbat leads the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He applauds architectural preservation efforts but sees flaws in some plans.
Hassanein Fahmy Hussein, an Egyptian academic working in Saudi Arabia, talks about his experience teaching Chinese in Arab universities.
Two Syrians who started publishing houses after fleeing their homeland talk about the rewards and challenges of their experiences.
The aim of a competition honouring the late Egyptian writer Khairy Shalaby is to encourage new literary talent in Arabic.
Egypt’s “Youth Salon” is a key event for discovering and promoting new talent, culture officials say. Its latest installment presents more than 200 works by young artists.