Academy of Arts (Egypt)

The Academy of Arts (Arabic: أكاديمية الفنون‎; Akādīmīya al-Finūn) is a large educational complex in Cairo, Egypt, established by the Ministry of Culture of the then-United Arab Republic in 1959.[1]

It began with three institutes (for film, music, and ballet), but today comprises several institutions of higher learning:

Additional performing groups include:

  • Academic Troupes for Folk Music
  • Academy of Arts Symphonic Orchestra
  • Children & Youth Chorale
  • Academic Troupe for Ballet
  • Academic Troupe for Theatre

The Academy of Arts's former president right now is Ashraf Zaki. The Academy of Arts's former president was Ahlam Younes.


  1. ^ "أكاديمية الفنون". (in Arabic).

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