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Street Smart: Heliopolis, a walk to remember
Once a cosmopolitan Egyptian neighbourhood beholding architectural gems, a walk in Heliopolis is still inspirational  
Street Smart: The hidden jewel on Shawarbi Street
Street Smart: Cairo's Downtown Memory project keeps the history alive
Mamluk era arms market falls into disrepair
The once bustling Souq Al-Selah Street lies in the heart of Islamic Cairo surrounded now by piles of refuse, as it slowly decays and slips out of the collective memory

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Street Smart: Cairo 2050, Guilty by design or association?
It is perhaps one of the most detailed, sophisticated visions of Cairo’s future to have been put together in the past thirty years or so

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Folk: Sufi Music Fills the Ramadan Air
On the fourth night of Samaa International Sufi Festival, members of the Pakistani Rafi Peer band create musical magic for an eager crowd

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Makan brings tradition back to Cairo
Makan, the Egyptian Centre for Culture and Art, buzzes with the grassroots sound of the Nile Delta, featuring little seen stars

Folk: Khodeir’s letters - Calligraphy personalised in his exhibition
Celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, the Picasso Gallery in Zamalek features a highly unique calligraphy collection by artist Khodeir El-Borsaidy

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Rediscovering Sheikh Youssef Al-Manyalawy (1847-1911)
Al-Manyalawy: Icon of Egyptian musical renaissance, master of the spiritual art of Inshad chants

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El-Faggala: Stories never told
A new exhibition brings to life the memories of residents of the once famous El-Faggala district of Cairo

Egypt celebrates the centennial of Youssef Al-Manyalawy (1847-1911)
Three days of discussions, workshops and concerts mark the passing of a key figure in the Egyptian music renaissance

From Cairo to Mecca: a tale of hajj celebrations
In this series, Ahram Online looks at how the Islamic practice of pilgrimage to Mecca, or hajj, has been practised by Egyptians

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Folk: Hajj paintings in Arabic EditionHajj: KeswaHajj: SongsHajj: Ibrahim and IsmailShaabi music in the limelight "Shaabi" concert at El-Geneina Theatre on ThursdayStreet smart: The banker that mapped CairoStreet Smart: Cairo's Downtown Memory project keeps the history alive