A general view of the official ceremony opening the ‘Rams Road’ in Luxor. AFP
The 13th-century edifice, called "Shali" or "home" in the local Siwi language, was built by Berber populations atop a hill in the pristine Siwa oasis, some 600 kilometres (370 miles) southwest of Cairo.
Cairo’s downtown, with its old European-designed buildings, is wrestling to preserve its cultural heritage as Egypt readies a new capital in the desert.
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabºi) continued its strategic support for the hospitality industry by conducting a second series of workshops as part of the rollout for the ‘Ghadan.
.” Her ongoing collaboration with filmmaker Sofia Coppola in “The Virgin Suicides,” “Marie Antoinette” and “The Beguiled” has resulted in some of the most notable performances of her career.
The art promoter, along with their venue partners Novotel World Trade Centre Dubai and Ibis One Central Dubai, have organised a week-long gala of art events.
In her keynote address at the fair’s Professional Publishers Programme, Sheikha Bodour commended its focus on translations which, she said, can play a key role in boosting global collaboration between publishers and within the arger publishing ecosystem.