Astronomy - A Photographic Experience

On the occasion of the International year of Astronomy 2009, Dr.Fathi Saleh is organizing a photographic exhibition using his own equipment starting from simple digital cameras to sophisticated Canon Mark II SLR cameras and using direct photography a


The Third Meeting of Memory of the Arab World Project, 20-22 January 2009

Cairo— The Executive Committee of “The Memory of the Arab World” Project will hold its third meeting in Cairo for 3 days starting from Tuesday, 20 January 2009. The meeting will take place in the BA Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural He


Schedule of lectures at CULTNAT - [modified version]

*Note: The Schedule has been updated.

Lecture: The significance of the Pyramids in Ancient Egypt
Lecture Date: Tuesday. 4/11/2008
Presenter: Dr. Mohamed Saleh
Lecture Time: 10.30 am
Lecture Status: Done

Lecture: Underwater Archaeology in th



Culturama participated in the STS forum which is taking place in Kyoto starting the 2nd of October, 2008. Culturama is open to the public from the 2nd to the 4th of October and is limited to the forum’s attendees from the 5th to the 7th of October. I


`Egypt Memory` The most developed Egyptian Heritage Online Shop , www.EgyptMemo

Under mutual efforts to spread awareness of the Egyptian heritage, The Egyptian Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CULTNAT)) of Bibliotheca Alexandrina in collaboration with IBM will inaugurate the most technologically develop


Om Kalthoum (2nd Edition)

A general account of the life story of one of the greatest Arab female singers of the twentieth century; Om Kalthoum.
Om Kalthoum, is the first publication in the series "AALAM AL MOUSIQA AL ARABIYYA" (The Encyclopedia of Great Ara


The unveiling of the new website

The first phase of our new website has been launched on the 1st of July 2008, the second phase is scheduled to be launched soon.


Memory of the Arab World Conference and Meeting, Damascus, Syria 26-28 May 08

In the framework of the 'Memory of the Arab World',a project aiming to preserve the Arab heritage in all its tangible and intangible forms using the latest information technology, a joint event is held on May 26th to the 28th in Damascus, Syria, both



CULTURAMA participated in 'le Salon International de livres et de la presse' that took place in Geneva from the 30th of April till the 4th of May 2008. Egypt was the guest of honor and CULTURAMA was the main participant from CULTNAT in the Egyptian b


Digitization of Scientific Manuscripts Collection at the NLE

A cooperation Protocol was concluded on Thursday the 7th of February 2008 between CULTNAT (The Centre for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage) and the National General Authority of Books and Manuscripts (NGABM); for the Digitization of the


Arab Experts Meeting
(The second)

The second Arab expert meeting was held from 21/1 till 27/1/2008 to start implementing the recommendation of applying Thesaurus Folklore for documentation purposes, and to start preparing Arab thesaurus folklore.
Achievements of the Conference:


Digitizing collections

As per our mission, the Photographic Memory of Egypt program is continually collecting information and digitizing various collections of the works of Egyptian or Egypt-based non-national photographers. Examples of current research includes the collec