Gold Compartment At Luxor’s Habu Temple Regains Luster

CAIRO - Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities completed the restoration of the gold compartment at Habu Temple on the western bank of Luxor Governorate. 'The restoration work was carried out by Egyptian restorers from the Supreme Council of Antiquities' Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Mostafa Waziry, said in a statement. 'The process … Continue reading Gold Compartment At Luxor’s Habu Temple Regains Luster

Notre – Dame On Track To Re – Open In 2024 – French Culture Minister

PARIS, France - Notre - Dame cathedral in Paris is on track to reopen to worshippers and the public in 2024, Culture Minister Rima Abdul Malek said on Thursday, more than three years after its roof was destroyed in a massive blaze. She said the clean - up phase of the restoration project had ended, … Continue reading Notre – Dame On Track To Re – Open In 2024 – French Culture Minister

All The Arab Films Announced In The Venice International Film Festival Lineup

PARIS, France - This year, the 79th Venice International Film Festival will see an exciting lineup of Arab movies among other titles from the world. The annual event will run from August 31 to September 10, 2022 with several movies from the region across different sections. In the Horizons category, Algerian - born filmmaker Rachid … Continue reading All The Arab Films Announced In The Venice International Film Festival Lineup

Actress Julianne Moore To Head Venice Film Festival Jury

PARIS, France - OSCAR winning actress Julianne Moore will head the main competition jury at this year's Venice Film Festival, organisers said on Friday. Moore will be joined in deciding this year's winners by French director Audrey Diwan, who scooped the festival's Golden Lion award last year for her film 'Happening', Iranian actress Leila Hatami, … Continue reading Actress Julianne Moore To Head Venice Film Festival Jury

Hidden Van Gogh Self – Portrait Found Behind Painting In Scotland

LONDON - A self - portrait of Dutch post - Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh has been uncovered hidden behind one of his paintings. National Galleries of Scotland said on Thursday art conservators made the discovery, believed to be a first for a UK institution, during an x - ray examination of Van Gogh's 1885 … Continue reading Hidden Van Gogh Self – Portrait Found Behind Painting In Scotland

‘Venice And The Arts Of Islam’ Exhibition In Sharjah Offers Enthralling Closing

PARIS, France - A unique exhibition by Sharjah Museum Authority and Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia that brings focus to the strong bonds between the Islamic Civilization and Venice, continues to attract crowds of visitors from inside and outside the country. The exhibition, which comprises three main chapters 'Encounters, Dialogue, and Inspirations', showcases a wide … Continue reading ‘Venice And The Arts Of Islam’ Exhibition In Sharjah Offers Enthralling Closing

Egypt’s El Gouna Film Festival Postponed To 2023

PARIS, France - Egypt's El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) announced on Monday the postponement of its 6th edition, which was scheduled to be held from October 13 - 22, 2022. In a statement issued by the festival, organizers said that the event will now run in 2023. The decision was due to the 'current global … Continue reading Egypt’s El Gouna Film Festival Postponed To 2023

Louvre Abu Dhabi Announces Second Edition Of Richard Mille Art Prize

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Louvre Abu Dhabi announced on Friday the second edition of Richard Mille Art Prize, aimed at attracting artists living and working in the Gulf region. In celebration of its fifth anniversary, the competition will allow creatives working in various fields to showcase their work at the museum's Forum, a … Continue reading Louvre Abu Dhabi Announces Second Edition Of Richard Mille Art Prize

Italy’s La Scala Will Open New Season With Russian Opera

MILAN, Italy - Italy's La Scala will open its 2023-23 season with a performance of 'Boris Godunov', a Russian - composed opera performed by Russian artists, with no plans for a cultural boycott despite the invasion of Ukraine. 'I'm not for a witch hunt not for the cancellation of Russian works', Dominique Meyer, artistic director … Continue reading Italy’s La Scala Will Open New Season With Russian Opera

Parthenon Fragment From Italy Can Stay In Greece ‘Forever’, Greek Ministry Says

ATHENS - A marble fragment of the Parthenon temple will be permanently returned to Athens from a museum in Italy, a significant move for Greece witch has stepped up its campaign for the return of the sculptures from its most renowned ancient monument. The 'Fagan fragment' is a 35 - by - 31 - centimetre … Continue reading Parthenon Fragment From Italy Can Stay In Greece ‘Forever’, Greek Ministry Says