International Festival for Arabic CalligraphyCairo may be best known for its ancient Egyptian ruins, but it is also home to a vast amount of Islamic history. In the busy Cairo streets that history is there for all to see with its ancient mosques, often decorated with intricate Koranic script. It is that detailed artwork that is being celebrated in Cairo during January, with the city welcoming calligraphers from around the world to take part in the International Festival for Arabic Calligraphy.

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