Umm Kulthum

Adele’s photo in Umm Kulthum’s dress ‘photoshopped’
Egypt

Adele’s photo in Umm Kulthum’s dress ‘photoshopped’

Social media users, especially the Egyptian pages, circulated a picture whose publishers said it was of the British singer Adele…
Photos: Khedive Cairo, the essence of European architecture
Culture

Photos: Khedive Cairo, the essence of European architecture

Downtown is the heart of Khedive Cairo, the soul of European architecture in the capital of the East. Downtown Cairo…
Musical Professions Syndicate condemns poet’s insults to Umm Kulthum
Art news

Musical Professions Syndicate condemns poet’s insults to Umm Kulthum

The Syndicate of Musical Professions in Egypt issued a strongly-worded statement, on the insult of Umm Kulthum and Ahmed Ramy…
On the 46th anniversary of her death, Umm Kulthum Café tells the story of a lifelong fan
Life & Style

On the 46th anniversary of her death, Umm Kulthum Café tells the story of a lifelong fan

When walking through Luxor Market, you are likely to hear the voice of Umm Kulthum emanate from Umm Kulthum Café,…
A blast from the past: Umm Kulthum hologram to take the stage in Abdeen Palace
Music

A blast from the past: Umm Kulthum hologram to take the stage in Abdeen Palace

MBC Group will evoke the “good old times” through two Umm Kulthum concerts in Cairo’s Abdeen Palace this November, where…
At Cairo’s Sawy Culture Wheel, a new idea for social distancing
Culture

At Cairo’s Sawy Culture Wheel, a new idea for social distancing

Cairo’s Sawy Culture Wheel will resume performances on Thursday, starting with two puppet shows featuring the music of “Umm Kulthum”…
Egypt’s Umm Kulthum to return to the stage in Cairo hologram concert
Culture

Egypt’s Umm Kulthum to return to the stage in Cairo hologram concert

Egypt’s legendary musical icon Umm Kulthum will be back on stage 45 years after her death, with a hologram of…
‘Haunted’ Saudi antiquities site tries to woo visitors
Travel

‘Haunted’ Saudi antiquities site tries to woo visitors

AL ULA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – In a remote northern corner of Saudi Arabia sit the relics of an ancient…
Umm Kulthum back to broadcast on Saudi state-TV after 30-year ban
Egypt

Umm Kulthum back to broadcast on Saudi state-TV after 30-year ban

State-run Saudi cultural channel Al-Thakafiya TV resumed broadcasting on Tuesday for the first time in 30 years one of the…
‘The Search for Umm Kulthum’ film to participate in Venice Film Festival
Art news

‘The Search for Umm Kulthum’ film to participate in Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival chose the film ‘Al-Bahth An Umm Kulthum’ (Translation: The Search for Umm Kulthum) to participate in…
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