Posts Tagged ‘Minya’


Egypt’s arts revolution thrives at Minya’s Megraya

The lights come back on after an engrossing two-hour journey with Das Experiment (The Experiment), a German fiction film from 2001 inspired by the 1971 Stanford prison experiment recreating the psychological effects of becoming a prisoner or a prison guard. — Published on Mada Masr. The film is intense, both in terms of its content — a damning comment […]

Photo by Kareem Hammam Curtosey of Mashrou3 El Mareekh

Oyoon Art Group to establish Minya as Upper Egypt’s cultural hub

 Oyoon Art Group  are operating in Minya City to establish it as a cultural hub for Upper-Egypt by creating free and open spaces for self-expression and crowd-sourcing techniques to establish Minya’s cultural identity. [Article published in Ahram Online] I attended one of their events in Minya last July, which inspired me to write another article […]


Hottest Winter Destinations: Go South, to Minya

An article I wrote for Egypt Today Specials, which is the online portal offering a more personal perspective on current affairs and lifestyle in Egypt, about Minya. The article looks at Minya as a touristic destination, art initiatives in Minya and alternative travel. [Published in Egypt Today] ——————————————————- As a child I found flying a […]