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Luxor is named the capital of Arab culture

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Wednesday ,22 March 2017

Luxor is named the capital of Arab culture

The Egyptian city of Luxor witnessed great celebrations on Monday at Karnak temple after the city was named the capital of Arab culture.

The activities started with a tour of the Minister of Culture Hilmi Al-Nunem with the Governor of Luxor, Mohamed Badr who opened a group of exhibitions of traditional handicraft products in Bazarat area.
 
The folk arts teams offered shows, which included folk songs and dances and a documentary about the historic city.
 
The torch of Arab culture was carried by a girl wearing traditional Tunisian dress and handed it over to an Egyptian girl in her pharaonic style.