The first ever locally-curated exhibition on Coptic art opens to the Public

Nevine El-Aref 7/12/2010 The first ever locally-curated exhibition on Coptic art opened to the Public on Wednesday At Al-Amir Taz palace in Al-Khalifa area, culture minister Farouk Hosny and Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) are organizing a press conference on Wednesday to announce the opening of the Coptic Art Revealed exhibition. The ...

Lighting up the Hanging Church

19/7/2010 Sanaa’ Farouk The restoration project at the Church of the Holy Virgin in Old Cairo, popularly known as the Hanging Church, has now been completed. A launching ceremony was expected yesterday-Watani had already gone to press-to celebrate the securing of the Church against fire and theft. The new security measures, which also include neighbouring churches, have ...