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2014-03-13 16:26:10

Short Film Competition Encourages Dialogue CAIRO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, March 8th, filmmakers celebrated at an awards ceremony for the Egyptian short film competition, "Dialogue without Walls." SAT-7 and national television stations aired the ceremony live from the Nile Hall in downtown Cairo, Egypt. Through the competition, SAT-7 aims to encourage conversation and build bridges between people of different political and religious backgrounds. It also...

2013-12-03 08:27:31

New Cities Announced for MasterPeace in Concert CAIRO and NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MasterPeace, one of the fastest growing peace movements, launches a global music competition, My Music MasterPeace (MMMP) offering musicians from all over the world a chance to become the opening act of MasterPeace in Concert- Istanbul. MasterPeace in Concert (MPIC) aims to unite over one million voices on the International Day of Peace (IDP) September 21, 2014. MPIC will be a series of...

2013-11-07 12:25:26

Program Kicks Off with Seminar in Cairo, Egypt in February 2014 WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ben Goddard's Washington, D.C. and London-based issue advocacy teams today announced the launch of the Goddard Institute of Public Affairs. Goddard Institute of Public Affairs seminars provide tailored, issue-specific advocacy training for non-profit associations, corporate government relations and communications staff, legal teams, issue advertisers, and students. Seminars...

2013-09-16 08:25:12

Kid's Entertainment Brand Expands to 12th Country MEXICO CITY, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's grand opening of KidZania Cairo expands KidZania's worldwide portfolio to 15 kid's city locations. To date, KidZania has hosted more than 31 million children at its signature real-life, kid-sized city edutainment experiences. KidZania is now in 12 countries around the world, including Mexico, Portugal, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, UAE, Chile, Thailand, Kuwait, India and...

2013-06-18 16:24:42

QUEENS, N.Y., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Akhnaton Films (www.akhnatonfilms.com) announced today that Sherif Sadek's award-winning documentary, "From Queens to Cairo" (2012) is continuing on its film-festival journey with a screening Sunday, June 23 at the San Antonio Film Festival. The festival runs from June 19 to June 23, in San Antonio, TX (www.safilm.com). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130618/CG33799) Nominations, Awards and Screenings Nominated as Best...

2013-06-06 16:24:43

NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Akhnaton Films (www.akhnatonfilms.com) announced today that Sherif Sadek's award-winning documentary, "From Queens to Cairo" (2012) will have a screening on Friday, June 7, in the Egyptian Works program at the 16th annual Ismailia International Film Festival. The festival is in Ismailia, Egypt, from June 4 through June 9. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130606/CG27890) Launched in 1988, the Ismailia festival is one of the major...

2013-01-15 12:25:48

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic TV Box has announced it will carry the program Cairo Today on Demand and Live. The show will feature the return of Dr. Tawfik Okasha, who, on October 22, 2012, was convicted of insulting Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi. Okasha was sentenced to a four-month jail term and fined 100 Egyptian pounds ($16.39 USD). After the Egyptian government dropped all charges, Okasha announced his return to television. Cairo Today will air on Cairo...

2012-11-14 08:21:29

CHESTER, England, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest revelation from Egypt's minister for tourism shows there is certainly plenty of optimism when it comes to the number of visitors expected to make the country their chosen holiday destination over the coming year. Hisham Zaazou has explained that while 8.8 million people have already visited Egypt within the first nine months of 2012, it has been estimated that this will rise to 12 million by the end of the...

2012-09-25 22:20:52

LONDON, September 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exporta Group, the market leading independent information provider for the financial services industry, is delighted to be returning to Cairo for the 5th Annual Egypt Trade & Export Finance Conference [http://www.exportagroup.com/events/conferences/5th-Annual-Egypt-Trade-&-Export-Finance-Conference_369 ] , taking place at the Four Seasons Nile Plaza, located within the city's thriving business district, on October 10, 2012....

2012-04-24 22:21:45

CAIRO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cairo ICT 2012 is one of the top ICT events in the region. - Hosted by ITIDA, the WSA selects and promotes excellence in ICT innovation world-wide. - Three of the WSA winners are Egyptian nationals, highlighting the country's prestigious talent-base. Showcasing Egypt's growing reputation for ICT excellence, this month the country will host Cairo ICT 2012; "The Spring of Technologies...