Pharaohs’ Curse still around?–Moving the Mummies, Egypt in the news

The big news in the Middle East this weekend, is the moving of the royal Egyptian mummies to their new resting place in Cairo's National Museum of Egyptian Civilization! This new museum has taken some years to finish and finally now, will contain all the national treasures of ancient Egyptian civilization. I had been to …

Best article and history presentation of Arabic Calligraphy

Here is a FANTASTIC article and creative presentation on the history of Arabic calligraphy, styles, time periods, and calligraphers. Sharing videos and moving images to keep the reader engaged, you move through time to the modern Arabic Calligraphers. You'll be able to spend time on this article, as it is presented in arabnews.com, "Arabic calligraphy: …

Alardah Alnajdiyah–traditional Saudi men’s performance

Finally I have some information on traditional Saudi men's dance and music. You can see a great video made by Saudi Heritage Preservation Society and UNESCO, celebrating the song, dance, drums, swords and poetry of Alardah Alnajdiyah. The entire performance is male participation only. Saudi women are involved in drum making and embroidering the intricate …

British Museum Art Exhibition–Contemporary Middle East and North African Art

A new contemporary art show was scheduled to open Feb. 11th 2021 at the British Museum. Featuring artists from the regions of the Middle East and North Africa from the museum's own collections, the show is now virtual because of rise of Covid. After reading the article I have my own opinion. I think this …