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Tuesday 20 August, 2019

The Minister of Culture Directed To Increase The Ticket Sales Outlets of The Citadel Festival To Match with  15,000 Spectators In Its Third Day

  Due to the high demand for the concerts of Salah El-Din International Festival of Music And Singing in its 28th edition, Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, directed Dr. Magdy Saber- Head of the Egyptian Opera House- to increase the ticket outlets to accommodate the large public turnout that exceeded fifteen thousand spectators in the third day of the festival activities. For his part, Saber said that the public turnout reflects the rank of the Opera House and the youth confidence in the Ministry of Culture and in the performance of the Opera  House, it emphasizes the role of culture and creativity in building and promoting individual, it also  contributes to implement the sustainable development plan, aiming  at raising the awareness of young people and Egyptian citizen                                       

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Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Minister of Culture Mediates More Than 15 Thousand Spectators of Egyptian youth In The Castle Festival

Abdel Dayem: The civilized behavior of the festival audience is a positive impact for the effort aiming at building individual A compulsory course – Massar Igbary  Ensemble  tells the story of a generation , Mouhssen  sings in Tunisian dialect. Between  a crowd of more than 15,000 young spectators , Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, attended the third night of the 28th Salah Al-Din International Festival of Music and Singing, organized by the Egyptian Opera House, headed by Dr. Magdy Saber, animated by  Massar Agbari and Mohamed Mohsen Ensembles Abdul Dayem expressed her happiness with  the new generation's response to the messages of culture that encourages creative and variety  to  raise the conscience of society to achieve the axes of sustainable development plan . She pointed out that the civilized behavior of the large numbers is a positive return to the state's efforts of building human, that comes out of our  belief in the importance of the valuable  serious arts in developing awareness. In Salah Al- Din Historical Citadel, the ceremony- of the third night of the festival - began with a storm of applause for “Masar Egbary Ensemble “ , which succeeded in forming a legendary mass of young people by its various works bearing the rhythm and spirit of youth. This ensemble encourage the youth  to prove itself and draw a map for a bright future, depending on the civilization of seven thousand years. Followed by presenting a concert for Mohammed Mohsen Ensemble, taking the audience on a trip to the world of music with huge interaction with  the audience, singing the masterpieces  works Sayed Darwish, using the Tunisian dialect which received admiration of the audience .

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Sunday 18 August, 2019

In the presence of Anani, Al-Mash'at And Some  foreign Ambassadors,  Minister of Culture And Head of The Opera House Inaugurated the 28th Edition of Salah El-Din International Festival of Music And Singing

   Abdel Dayem: This is an artistic epic that achieves cultural justice and matches with  the plans of sustainable development. Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, Dr. Khaled Anani, Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of Tourism, Dr. Magdy Saber, head of the Opera House, Dr. Cyril van Nun, German Ambassador to Cairo Dr. Hiba Youssef, Head of Foreign Cultural Relations Sector, Dr. Fathi Abdel Wahab, head of the Cultural Development Fund, Dr. Mustafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities inaugurated The International Citadel Festival For Music And Singing  Abdel Dayem said that Salah El-Din International Festival for Music and Singing comes as one of the most important summer events that attracts the largest number of audiences to achieve cultural justice and to provide serious creative colors that match with the plans of sustainable development axes for building society and human development and awareness and upgrading conscience, stressing that Culture includes the activities in this edition as part of our celebrations with Egypt presidency of The African Union. Thus, large number of Egyptians can participate in this event, noting  that the festival is one of the big artistic  epic since Its first edition  in 1990, it succeeded in achieving wide popularity because of the diversity and richness of its content and it is considered to be a solid artistic forum raised in the sky of Cairo every year to reflect the long history of the past and the charm of creativity. Afterwards,  The Ministers of Culture and Antiquities and the head of the Opera House honored 10 artistic and administrative figures of the opera figures including: -singers Ali Al-Hajjar - Mohammed Al-Helou - Nadia Mustafa, Dr. Magdy Baghdadi Head of the Artistic House, artist Jihan Morsi, Director of the Festival, ballerina Sahar Helmi, violinist Yasser Al Serafi Abdo Abou El Magd- one of the festival's founders and director of the opera Artistic  office, Mahmoud Afifi, supervisor of the Arabic Music  Institute and Abdel Hakim Taqi Eddine, financial and administrative director of Cairo Opera Ballet. It is noteworthy that the 28th Edition of Salah al-Din music and singing festival will continue its activities for 15 days until Sunday, 1 st September, it is animated by an array of Egyptian and foreign superstars including:- Mai Farouk, Mohammed Helou, Mohammed Mohsen, Marwa Naji- accompanied by Maestro Alaa Yassin- Ali Hajjar, Hani Shaker, Ahmed Gamal, Hisham Abbas, Mohamed Adawiya, Majd El Qasem, Medhat Saleh -accompanied by famous pianist Amr Selim- Ghalia Ben Ali (Tunisia), Tania Kassis (Lebanon), Dina El Wedidi, musician Omar Khairat, Brass Sound Band, Musician Hisham Khorma, Massar Egbarry Ensemble,Yasser Suleiman,Cairo Opera  Ensemble, Cairo Band, Sheikh Yassin El Tohamy, Sound Track Orchestra, Al- Nour Wa Al- Amal  Orchestra, Marimba Nesma Abdel Aziz, Mohamed Hassan, Tonaki Band (Namibia), Cairo Steps Egypt - Germany, Guinea Rhythms Ensemble (Guinea), Reda Folklore Troupe, Wave Jazz Band, Hexa Sharara, Rhythmist Said Artist, Baghdadi Big Band, Singer Zizi Adel, Mona Burkhard, Sohag Folklore Troupe – affiliated to  Culture Palaces Organization and the folkloric Troupes From : -India, China, Venezuela, Algeria . At the end of the evening, singer Mai Farouk -accompanied by Maestro Dr. Mostafa Helmy- presenting  an artistic concert singing some of old times songs    

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Saturday 17 August, 2019

Minister of Culture launches the 12th Edition of The National Theater Festival

-Egypt honors theatrical creators. Abdel Dayem: The artistic and cultural movement in Egypt continues its steps and the art of theater is an ambassador for humanity. On the Grand Opera Theater, Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, launched the 12th edition of the National Egyptian Theater  Festival, carrying the name of  the late Kareem Motawea and headed by the artist Ahmed Abdel Aziz. The ceremonies were attended by Dr. Magdy Saber, head of The Egyptian Opera House, artist Khaled Galal, head of the cultural production sector, Dr. Fathi Abdel Wahab, head of the Cultural Development Fund and number of playwrights and critics. Abdel Dayem said that the artistic and cultural movement in Egypt continues  its role of enlightenment and  its activities were mega hit, affirming the ability of the public to taste and select, adding that the art of theater is an ambassador for humanity and a mirror that reflects the issues of society and reflects the intellectual trends of its sons. Plus, The 12th Edition of the National Theater Festival sends many messages stating the noble meanings and noble values, it  announces the celebration as one of the distinctive creative colors that present a number of the most important works of the Egyptian theatrical movement. For his part, The president of the festival praised  all those who contributed in  this edition  and appreciated all the  efforts exerted  to promote  the Egyptian theater, explaining that the art of theater is a way to find a lot of solutions to the issues of society as it is an effective method to develop the social awareness. Furthermore, The Minister of Culture welcomed the members of the jury of the festival, honoring an array of stars in recognition of their unlimited efforts, describing them as honorable models of Egypt's soft power, including the names of :- the late Mohsen Tawfik – delivered to her son Wael Khalil, Mahmoud El Gendy - delivered to  his daughter Maryam, Mohamed Najem - delivered to his cousin Ayman Naguib Najm. Fouad El-Sayed, actor  Lotfy Labib, star Hala Fakher, great director Mohsen Helmy, star Ali Al Hajjar, star Sawsan Badr and the great actor  Tawfiq Abdel Hamid, Farouk El-Fishawy - delivered to his son Omar,  the financial and administrative director of the National Theater- delivered to  his daughter  Ikram, , the creator Youssef Shaaban - who thanked the Ministry of Culture for her efforts to restore the glories of the Egyptian theater, the great writer Yousry El Gendy- delivered to  the journalist writer Yousry Hassan, writer and author El Sayed Hafez, architect Dr. Abed Rabbo Hassan Abed Rabbo. It is worthy of note that  the opening ceremony, which was directed by Ahmed Abdel Aziz- President of the Festival, started with playing the national anthem, followed  by calling ,on the stage,  12  guests of honor of this edition, including:-  Samiha Ayoub, Dean of the Egyptian Theater Jalal El Sharkawi. The great Hussein El-Ezaby, Mohy Ismail, the artistic and multi-talented Samir Sabry, theater director Sayed Fajal, poet Shawki Hijab, the great artist  Suhair Al-Murshidi, theater critic Dr. Hoda Wasfi, creative director Samir Saif, the mega star Mahmoud Hemida, creator Ezzat Al-Alayli. The festival includes 5 competitions, three of which are specialized to theatrical shows .The opera house and artistic syndicates will participate with one show, it makes total  25 shows . Other competition is specialized  to child shows - adults, children and  people with special needs and abilities. It includes 20 shows presented by school theater, the artistic house of theater, children's theater in clubs, and the Ministry of Youth and Sports. Plus, The festival also announced the start of participating in the  theatrical criticism competition. The festival awards two prizes:-  the first is Fawzi Fahmi Award – given to the best theoretical critical study, and the second award is given to  the best applied critical article. The conditions are :- - The applicant should not have  received any other prizes for his article in  any other competitions, plus, the critical article should not have been published in any paper or electronic newspaper from 16 May 2018 to 14 June 2019. Moreover, The festival announced the start of participating in the  competition of play- writing. Lenin Al- Ramly Prize is awarded to the best theater text written specifically for the theater, and the texts that are eligible to participate in this competition are texts written specifically for the theater and have never received any prizes in any other competitions. The  value of the prizes of the 12th edition is total  573 thousand Egyptian pounds, the festival also issued 20 publications including a book about the   artist Karam Mutawa and another book about the history of the Egyptian theater in 12 decades.  The festival also issues 14 daily brochures about the festival's activities and its daily events.  

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Thursday 15 August, 2019

Minister of Culture And Head Of The Opera  House Inaugurate The 28th Edition of The International Citadel Festival of Music And Singing

  -Minister of Culture and Head Of The Opera  House inaugurate the 28th edition of The International Citadel Festival. -Honoring 10 figures in the 28th Edition of The Citadel Festival International Festival Brass Sound, Cairo Steps and Mai Farouk are the mega stars of the opening ceremony of the 28th International Citadel Festival. Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture and Dr. Magdy Saber, Head of the Egyptian Opera House, will inaugurate the 28th edition of the Salah El Din International Festival For Music And Singing, held in cooperation with The Ministry of Antiquities. The celebrations will begin at 7 pm with musical and dynamic performances by the Military Music Band. The opening ceremony starts at 8 pm. Then,  The Minister of Culture and the Head of the Opera House will honor 10 personalities who enriched the artistic field in Egypt and the Arab world, including:-  the  singers Ali El Haggar, Mohamed El Helou, Nadia Mostafa, violinist Yasser El Serafy, the artist Jihan Morsi-director of the Arab Music Festival- ballerina Sahar Helmy, Dr. Magdy Baghdadi- head of the art house- Abdo Abou El Magd- one of the founders of the festival- Mahmoud Afifi, supervisor of the Institute of Arabic Music. Afterwards,  Brass Sound Band will present  number of the most famous Western compositions, followed by presenting a show for  Cairo Steps Band- an Egyptian German Band with the participation of its founder musician Bassem Darwish and the leadership of the maestro and pianist Sebastian Muller-  presenting a collection of mixed eastern and western classical music and jazz. Plus, the singer Mai Farouk will animate the opening ceremony by presenting  a bouquet of the old times singing. It is noteworthy that the 28th Edition of The International Citadel Festival of Music And Singing will last for 15 continuous days  until Sunday 1 st September animated by a the stars :- Mai Farouk, Mohammed Helou, Mohammed Mohsen, Marwa Naji, Ali Hajjar, Hani Shaker, Ahmed Gamal, Hisham Abbas, Mohamed Adawiya, Majd El Kassem, Medhat Saleh accompanied by famous pianist Amr Selim and his band, Ghalia Ben Ali (Tunisia), Tania Kassis, Dina El Wedidi, Musician Omar Khairat, Brass Sound Band, Musician Hisham Khorma, Massar Egbary Ensemble, Yasser Suleiman, Cairo opera band, Cairo Band, Sheikh Yassin El Tohamy, Sound Track Orchestra, Al- Nour Wa Al – Amal  Orchestra, Marimba Nesma Abdel Aziz, Mohamed Hassan band, Tonaki Band (Namibia), Cairo Steps- Egypt and Germany , Guinea Rhythms Ensemble (Guinea), Reda Folklore Troupe , Wave Jazz Band, Soudasy  Sharara Ensemble, Rhythmist Said Artist, Baghdadi Big Band, Singer Zizi Adel band, Mona Burkhard band, Sohag Folklore Troupe- affiliated to  Culture Palaces organization and  The bands from India, China, Venezuela, Algeria.    

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Thursday 15 August, 2019

Culture Ministry Receives 250 Applications To Participate In The Fourth International Forum on Interaction of African Cultures

Abdel Dayem: The Forum  axes interact with the global intellectual mobility. The Ministry of Culture has received more than 250 applications to participate in the activities of the Fourth International Forum for the Interaction of African Cultures, entitled "African Cultures in a Changing World", which comes within the celebrations of  Egypt presidency of  the African Union, thus,  Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, directed to organize this forum  and to be headed by  the great thinker Helmi Shaarawi , organized by the Supreme Council of Culture, headed by  Dr. Hisham Azmi. Abdel Dayem  said that the African culture is distinct and a source of inspiration because of its richness, it includes a variety of creative colors that reflect the unique nature of the continent, including the topics:-  Formation of African awareness, African women in a changing world, African cultures and expatriate cultures, African outreach beyond the African continent, Role of institutions in African cultures, African cultures. It is worthy of note that the organizing committee has selected 70 proposals for research papers from 18 African countries :-  Egypt - Libya - Tunisia - Algeria - Morocco - Ethiopia - Uganda - Tanzania - Sudan - South Sudan - Zimbabwe - South Africa - Ghana - Kenya - Malawi - Nigeria - Zambia - Namibia . The Minister of Culture asked the participants to start preparing and submitting the full paper on  30 September  so that it can be studied, approved and included in the program. It is noteworthy that the fourth Edition  of “ The Fourth International Forum for the Interaction of African Cultures”  is being held with the participation of a number of sectors of the Ministry of Culture. Plus,  The organizing committee includes a large number of specialists in African cultures, including : -Dr. Amani Al-Taweel, Dr. Anwar Mugheeth and Dr. Iman Basta, Hassan Ghazali, Dr. Khaled Abu El-liel, Dr. Rasha Abu Shakra, Dr. Sahar Ibrahim, Dr. Sayed Fulayfel, Azza al-Husseini, Dr. Mona Ibrahim, Dr. Nadia El-Khouly.

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Thursday 08 August, 2019

Ministry of Culture Celebrates Eid Al-Adha With The Egyptians

Theatrical performances in Cairo and the other provinces  governorates, and folklore groups rotate  the regions. Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, said that the various sectors of The Ministry prepared a rich and varied program to celebrate Eid Al-Adha by organizing  activities and events throughout the country aimed at highlighting the role of creativity and developing human consciousness and building society. -Egyptian Opera House After Eid al-Adha festival, the activities of the summer festival, at Sayed Darwish Theater "Alexandria Opera",  will start at 8 pm on Friday 16 August and will last until  6 September ,including  9 concerts for  mega music and singing stars: - Baghdadi Big Band, Mai Farouk, Marimba player Nesma Abdel Aziz, Marwa Nagy, Ali El Haggar, Tunisian Ghalia Ben Ali, Mohamed Mohsen, Khaled Selim and Medhat Saleh accompanied by the famous pianist Amr Selim and his band, plus,  9 personalities, who contributed to enrich the artistic movement in Egypt and the Arab world, will be honored :- Sami Fathallah and engineer Abdel Rahman Nassar, member of Board of Alexandria Opera, the name of the late Mohamed Ghoneim, former Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture, Maestro Abdel Hamid Abdel Ghaffar, the leader of the Alexandria Opera Band for Arab Music and Singing, the great artist Samir Sabry, Sami Mahmoud, former director of Sayed Darwish Theater -Alexandria Opera. Furthermore, The 28th edition of Salah El-Din International Festival of Music and Singing will start on Sunday , 18  August, including  42 concerts for international bands and  Egyptian and Arab music stars: - Mai Farouk, Mohamed El Helou, Mohamed Mohsen and Marwa Nagy -accompanied by maestro Alaa Yassin, plus,  Ali El Haggar, Hany Shaker, Ahmed Gamal, Hisham Abbas, Mohamed Adawiya, Majd El Kassem, Medhat Saleh - accompanied by famous pianist Amr Selim and his band, Ghalia Ben Ali (Tunisia), Tania Kassis, Dina El Wedidi, musician Omar Khairat, Brass Sound Band for inflatable and rhythm Musician Hisham Khorma, Jawharat Al Sharq Band, Cairo Opera Band, Cairo Band led by Sama Suleiman, Sheikh Yassin El Tohamy, Team Over Generations, Sound Track Orchestra, AL- Nour wa Al- Amal Orchestra, Marimba Player Nesma Abdel Aziz and Her Band, Mohamed Hassan and His Band, Tonaki Band (Namibia),  Cairo Steps (Egypt - Germany), Guinea Rhythms Ensemble (Guinea), Reda Folk Art Band, Wave Jazz Band,Percussionist Said El Artist, Baghdadi Big Band, Singer Zizi Adel, Mona Burkhard and her band, Sohag Folk Art troupe- affiliated to  Culture Palaces organization, in addition to   troupes  from Algeria, India, China, Venezuela. Plus, 10 figures will be honored :- who contributed to the enrichment of arts  in Egypt and the Arab world - singers Ali Al-Hajjar - Mohammed Al-Helou - Nadia Mustafa, violinist Yasser Al-Serafi, artist Jihan Morsi Director of the Festival of Arab Music, ballet model Sahar Helmy, Dr. Magdy Baghdadi- Head of the art house, Abdo Abou El Magd- one of the founders of the festival, Mahmoud Afifi, supervisor of the Institute of Arabic Music and Abdel Hakim Taqi Eddine, director of Cairo Opera Ballet.  -Theater Artistic House:-  During Eid al-Adha festival, Theater Artistic House  presents 12 theatrical performances. At 9pm, the National Theater “The Optimistic” produced by the National Theater Troupe, inspired by Candide Voltaire, directed by Islam Imam and starring Sameh Hussein, Sahar Al Sayegh, Youssef Ismail, Ezzat Zein, Sawsan Rabie, and many stars of the National Theater. Al Gad Theater Troupe of presents, on  A- Gad  Theater in Agouza -  the spectacle  "The Incident" written by Lenin sandy, directed by Amr Hassan, starring Mido Abdel Qader, Shaimaa Abdel Nasser, Nigar, Fathi Garhi. Al-Taleea Theater Troupe  presents  two shows, in its halls at the Al-Taleea  Theater in Ataba:- The first show 'The day they killed singing” is in  Zaki Tulaimat hall at 6 pm on the second, third and fourth days of Eid.the show is  written by Mahmoud Gamal Hadini and directed by Tamer Karam and starring Yasser Sadiq, Shadi Srour, Taha Khalifa. The second show “ Noah Al-Hamam”  is presented  in  the fifth day of Eid, in Salah Abdel Sabour Hall, at 7 Pm , it is written and directed by Akram Mustafa and starring Swain Rabie, Hatem Ezzat, Nashwa Hassan, Ahmed Magdy  . Youth Theater Troupe will perform two shows of its production, on Al Ayem Al- Sageir  Theater in Manial at 7 pm. The first is“ The ghost House”   written and directed by Mahmoud Gamal Hadini. Written by Mohamed Fadl and directed by Adel Raafat. On the stage of Opera MAlak  , in Ramses, the show "Metro"  will be presented at 8 pm, it is  written by Mohamed Fadl and directed by Adel Raafat and starring Ahmed Osman, Sherihan Qutb, Khaled Sharshaby and Ahmed Ammar. Cairo Puppet Theater Troupe will present the "Journey of Beautiful Time" at 7:00 pm , on the Puppet Theater- Al Arayes  at Al Taaba , written by Yehia Zakaria, directed by Mohamed Nour. starring Sayed Gabr, Hoda Hani, Hamdi Al Arabi, Fadi Khafaga -Al- Shams Theater Troupe for Integrating the Special Needs presents ,on two different theaters for the first time. At 4 pm , it will present The show  “Set El Donia “ on the International Garden Theater in Nasr City, written and composed by Bilal Imam, directed by Mido Adam and starring Ahmed El Desouky, Mahmoud Said, Haitham Hassan. Mariam Nasr.  At 9 pm,  the show "Opera Bint Arabi"  will be presented on the stage of Al- Shalam Theater , written by Yasmin Farag and directed by Hisham Ali and starring Alaa Quqa, Maher Mahmoud, Nihad Fathi, Mohamed Saadawi, Hani Abdel Hai. As for the governorate of Alexandria, in the second day of Eid al-Adha, at 6 pm on the Tunisian Bayram Theater in  El-Shatby,   Alexandria theater troupe will present  the show  “ Sindbad Tales” written  by Mohamed Mostafa, directed by Ahmed El Sayed and starring Haitham Mohamed, Wafaa Qamar, Yasmine Said, Mohamed Brika.   In Res Sea Governorate, In the beginning of Eid al-Adha At 9 Pm In Mamsha Al- Nasr in Hurghada , Modern Theater Troupe will present the show “ Awlad Al- Balade “  as part of the roaming  theater plan organized by “ Confrontation Theater – Masrah Al- Mouagaha “ – affiliated to  the Modern Theater Group. The show is  starring Mohamed Zidan, Mohamed Abasiri, Wael Mostafa, Adel Youssef and a group of young artists.   The National Center for Child Culture is organizing a number of events in the Cultural Park for Children in El-Sayeda Zeinab on Wednesday and Thursday, 14 and 15 August at 6 pm- with the participation of a number of sectors of The ministry, including   art workshops in various fields of plastic arts - printing - recycling of materials - design of greeting cards for holiday - face painting - a seminar entitled "your Eid with health " and a meeting with one of the writers of children.    Art House for Folk And Performing Arts presents a varied program for the public during the festival including presenting :-the theatrical performance "Alice in Wonderland" on the balloon theater in Agouza produced by the under-18 Troupe  and starring Marwa Abdel Moneim, Diaa Shafik, Hassan El Sherif, Heba Mohamed, Basma Maher, Nour El Sharkawy, Karim Abdel Shafi, Mohamed Omar, Ahmed Shoman, Ahmed Hamouda, Laila Abdel Hamid, Mohamed Fayez, Omar Ehab, Hamada Mahmoud, Mustafa Mohamed, Nadine Khaled, Nour Shady, Ahmed Abdel Maaboud, Hor El Shazly, written and directed by Mohsen Rizk. The show "Maktoubly Agnilk" on the stage of Mohamed Abdel Wahab in Alexandria ,the show is  starring:  Iman El Bahr Drouy Shirin ,  the performance "Kafr Abu Hetta" on the stage of the city of Gamasa starring Maher Selim and directed by the artist Hassan Saad.Plus,  Salah Jahin Hall presents  “ Mounwaat AL- Eid “  show  and other shows for: the National Circus, Puppets , Al- Tannoura  and the National Folklore Troupe-  the National Circus continues presenting its shows also  on Agouza Theater,  Jamsa Theater  and The Cultural Park in AlSayeda  Zainab District.   The General Organization of Culture Palaces organizes a number of cultural events in Cairo, the other Egyptian governorates and  the headquarters of the civil society institutions. In  “ Dar Al- Reaya Al- Egtemaaya “ Institution  in Giza,  some shows and workshop will be presented including : The shows of the magician,   Al- Aragouz , Tannoura,  face painting workshops, the design of the sacrifice using wool and Thread Workshops . An artistic performance by Al-Qanater Ensemble  for Arabic music  will present a concert  in  Giza Culture Palace Theater, in addition to several activities in the  child library of Ahmed Orabi –In cooperation with Al- Dokki and El Mounira El Gharbeya libraries including presenting the shows of:  "tonight we dream", "allow me to dance ", "the city of Telj" . Damietta culture palace  The Red Sea governorate , the troupes of  Al- Tannoura and Hurghada children folklore Troupes  will present artistic shows, in addition to organizing a poetry evening and cultural competitions and a show for Al Kanater Troupe  will present their shows in at the social club in Hurghada and In Qalubia.  Arab music Troups perform their concerts in Bahtim culture palaces. Arab Bedouin Fayoum Bedouin Troupe  presents an artistic concert on the open theater in Al Fayoum  Culture Palace. Al Garbya for  Folklore and Kafr El-Zayat for Arab Music present their shows  at the city's cultural center In Tanta . Al Hamoul, Desouq, Fouh and Metoubas Troupes present their shows in kafr Al Shiekh governorate

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Wednesday 07 August, 2019

For The First Time .. Branches of Arts  Academy In Tanta, New Damietta, Borg El Arab And New Institutes For  Child Arts And African Arts

  The Minister of Culture meets the administrative board of the Academy of Arts and inspects the construction works of the attached school. Abdel Dayem: We aim to prepare battalions of creators representing Egypt's soft power and to continue the process of enlightenment In  the Academy of Arts, Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, met Dr. Ashraf Zaki, head of The Academy of Arts,  to discuss a set of projects and decisions aimed at promoting creativity in all fields to spread enlightenment among youth.   Abdel Dayem said that the Egyptian culture has taken a lot of serious steps in the way of developing and restructuring awareness and building individual and promoting the conscience of the community, that a set of decisions of the Academy Council has been approved  to achieve these goals . She pointed out that the Academy of Arts represents an ancient edifice , aiming at preparing battalions of creators to state Egypt's soft and to adopt  young talented people for more brilliant  future for Egypt.. Afterwards, The Minister of Culture inspected the construction works in the ongoing attached  school project- that is being built  according to the international standards,  to  achieve the balance and integration  of the educational process between the primary, preparatory , secondary levels and the artistic programs of the Academy. It is worthy of note that the meeting included the specification of  some fixed assets of The General Organization Of  Cultural Palaces – Headed by Dr. Ahmed Awwad,  to maximize the use of these buildings to be one of the steps in the expansion of the branches of the Academy of Arts, including -Princess Fayka Palace and its annexes. - The establishment of a high institute of cinema in Borg El Arab. - The establishment of two branches of the Academy in the two governorates of:-   Al- Garbya -Tanta Culture Palace- and Damietta -New Damietta Culture Palace. - The establishment of a higher institute for the studies of African arts to  promote scientific and artistic research in the fields of studies of African arts.  -The establishment of free studies department, affiliated to the Higher Institute of Music- Conservatory, accepting the African student.  - The Board took a decision to start work in the new branches, starting from  the academic year 2019-2020.  - establishing special unit for teaching languages ​​and certificates of language proficiency. It is worthy of note that the meeting was attended by  Dr. Ghada Jabbara, Vice President of the Academy, Dr. Ashraf Heikal, Dean of the Higher Institute of Arabic Music, Dr. Medhat Al-Kashef, Acting Dean of the High Performing Arts Institute, Dr. Atef Awad, Acting Dean of the Higher Institute of Ballet Dr. Mohsen El Touny, Dean of the Higher Institute of Cinema, Dr. Mostafa Gad, Dean of the Higher Institute of Folklore, Dr. Mohamed Shabana, Dean of the Higher Institute of Children's Arts, Dr. Hanan Abou El Magd, Dean of the High Institute of the Conservatory, Dr. Nevine El Kilani, Dean of the Higher Institute of Art Criticism, and Dr. Ahmed Awwad, Heda  of the General Organization Of Culture  Palaces.

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Tuesday 06 August, 2019

Minister of Culture Meets Minister of Culture And Youth of Brunei

Abdel-Dayem: Soft powers play an influential role in the consolidation of the relations between Egypt and various countries of the world. Datoa: Egyptian creativity is a shining sign in the movement of humanity. On margin of the visit of Sultan Haji Hassan Bolkiah – the Brunei Sultan-  to Egypt, Dr. Enas Abdul Dayem, Minister of Culture, met with  Minister of Culture and Youth of Brunei, to discuss ways of cultural and artistic cooperation between the two countries. Abdel-Dayem said that soft power plays an important and influential role in strengthening the bonds of friendship between Egypt and the various countries of the world,  considering this  one of the best means of communicating between peoples. She added that a project was studied  to organize variety of joint activities that reflect creativity Intellectual and artistic diversity in the two communities. For his part, Sultanate of Brunei praised Egypt's pioneering role in the enlightenment movement throughout history as the oldest civilization of the earth, referring to the role of culture and arts in building bridges of communication among peoples. He stressed his concern to follow the colors of Egyptian creativity.

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Sunday 04 August, 2019

Culture Ministry Acquires 86 Books, Manuscripts, Maps And Paintings Dating Back To The 19th Century

Culture Ministry  collects a unique collection of the Iniquities of Hassan Kami library – The Orientalist" Abdel-Dayem: The state is exerting  efforts to preserve the memory of the nation. The Ministry of Culture succeeded in collecting the rare unique  collection of manuscripts that were part of the library of the late artist Hassan Kamy after six months of negotiations with the new owner to agree on their monetary value. The committee was formed by Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, headed by Dr. Hesham Azmi- head of Books And National Documents Organization  and with the membership of seven professionals and jurists to return  one of the treasures of national heritage to the ownership of  The Books And National Documents Organization – according  to the law of manuscripts. Abdel-Dayem said that Egypt has a rich cultural heritage as the oldest civilization in history, stressing that the state is making great efforts to preserve the nation's memory and to  protect our national  identity. She illustrated that the iniquities- that was attached to the records of  national Egyptian heritage- represent symbols of humanity movement, noting the state will  continue its  serious steps to preserve the value of knowledge, which represent the links between the past, present and future. On the other hand, Dr. Hisham Azmi, head of Books And National Documents Organization, said that immediately after the announcement of the death of the artist Hassan Kami- which had a great media attention to his library "orientalist" located in downtown Cairo- The Minister of Culture issued a decision to form a committee, headed by  Books And National Documents Organization as the concerned organization according to the provisions of the Protection of Manuscripts Law No. 8 of 2009,    to inspect the library of artist Hassan Kami, to preserve what may be historically valuable. The committee, that  included seven professionals and jurists, was responsible for making  a report about the  heritage valuable antiquities  to be  submitted to the permanent Committee of Manuscript Law. This was coincided with  the decision of The Public Prosecutor to close the library until identifying its ownership. He added that the committee unanimously agreed to  acquire all publications related to :- -Egypt and the Arab world, whether printed , hand write, or manuscripts regardless of their language.  -The first publications for the East (1823-1923) and for the West until 1700, any historical maps of Egypt.  - The priority should be in Arabic, English and French, with the exception of the holdings already in the Library.   The Commission used a group of translators of English, French and of  some eastern languages ​​to be able to evaluate accurately and objectively the subjects  and then they gave the Committee the final list of the titles of precious  books. It is worthy of note that the negotiations began with trying to give the owner of the library to pay for the selected titles. After approving, the titles were delivered to  The Ministry of Culture and consequently the books were delivered to the Book And National Documents Organization . Azmi pointed to the list of titles, which included 86 titles of books, manuscripts, paintings and collections of rare stamps, including :-  - “ The Trips In the Provinces of Northern and Southern France “ for  the famous French poet Vivant Denon, dating back to 1803 -  “ the history of Jerusalem “ for the  French historian Poujoulat , dating back to  1848 . - "Travel in Upper and Lower Egypt and Describing All Types" by the French scientist Charles-Nicolas-Sigisbert Sonnini de Manoncourt dating back to 1799. -“The History of Muhammad Ali “ published in 1855 by Paul Mouriez. - “The history of Suez Canal "by M. Riou, which includes paintings and hand drawings. - The book "History of the Egyptian State" by the French politician and historian Gabriel Hanotaux, published in 1936. -The book "Egypt and Ismail Pasha" by the French historian Sacre Amedee. - The Maritime Campaigns of Muhammad Ali and Ibrahim Pasha” published in 1935. - the book "The Ancient Geography" of the famous geographer Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville. -a unique collection of natural history books including "Natural History of Birds in the United States"-  1825. - the book "The History of Birds in Europe" published in 1849. - the manuscript "Report of the sign of Shams al-Din al-Anbari for abstraction in the meanings and statements". - A collection of rare stamps Philatelia.  - An album  of descriptive paintings about the Vatican. - A collection of medium-sized maps of Egypt. - An Ottoman Decision Manuscript  .  

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Minister
Monday 29 July, 2019

Minister of Culture, Father Abram And Deputy Governor of Alexandria Inaugurated The Third Book Fair In St. Mark Church

Abdel-Dayem: Knowledge digs its way to all Egypt. Father Abram: Culture has a Positive impact in building and developing society. Dr. Inas Abdel-Dayem, Minister of Culture, Father Abrams Emile, Deputy Pope Towadros and  Deputy Patriarch of Alexandria, Dr. Ahmad Gamal, Deputy Governor of Alexandria, Dr. Haitham El Hajj, head of The Egyptian General Book Organization  Inaugurated The Third Book Fair of Saint Mark's Church in Alexandria which will last until 10 August    Abdel-Dayem said that knowledge is digging its way to reach all of Egypt, assuring the role of reading and Culture  in  building individuals  and the development of society. She pointed out that the third book fair of St. Mark Church is an extension of Enlightenment hosted by the historical place of Alexandria, the city which played a major role in the Egyptian progress movement through the ages. Abel Dayem thanked  the church for hosting this book fair for three consecutive years, announcing the dedication of a library of the publications of The Ministry of Culture to the church, confirming and appreciating its Role in spreading awareness and enlightenment. For his part, Father Abrams Emile praised the efforts of the Ministry of culture in spreading thought and valuable  arts, stressing the faith of the Egyptian Church and Pope Towadros in the positive influence of culture  to build and develop our society. He pointed to the Church's interest,  through ages,  in culture since Pope Cyril IV had become a Pope in the 19th century. Afterwards, The Minister of Culture honored Father Abram and the Deputy Governor of Alexandria, dedicating them the  shield of the Golden Jubilee of Cairo International Book Fair. Then, Father Abram honored The Minister of Culture, Deputy Governor of Alexandria and Dr. Haitham El Hajj, dedicating them the memorial shield of St. Mark Church.  

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Bibliotheca
Monday 29 July, 2019

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Honors The Minister of Culture And 11 Creators

Abdul Dayem: honoring the motive  to continue exerting more efforts. In recognition of her efforts, Bibliotheca Alexandrina honored Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, with a group of creative stars and talented young people as part of the 17th Edition of Summer International Festival. Abdel-Dayem expressed her happiness with the honor of  Bibliotheca Alexandrina and described it as one of the cultural monuments in Egypt and in the world, considering it an important center for enlightenment movement. She said that honoring creators in general is a motive  to continue exerting more efforts. For his part, Dr. Mustafa El-Feki, Director of Bibliotheca Alexandrina, said that arts and culture expressed the identity of the Egyptian society through long time, giving birth for our  distinguished national figures in various fields. He stressed on to the continuing role of Bibliotheca Alexandrina to raise awareness. He also  appreciated those who helped in pushing the movement of  culture and arts in Egypt . The musician, Rajih Daoud, added that the honor gathers two different generations which have presented arts and literature in a valuable way , pointing out that this honor  highlights their  enlightening role and encouraging the promising talented people. The honored figure of arts and culture included : the composer Dr. Hassan Sharara, the artist Khaled Jalal, the director Issam El Sayed, the playwright Mohamed Abou Doma, the director Hala Khalil, opera singer Nevine Allouba, musician Dr. Osman El Mahdy, musician Dr. Mohamed Hosny, playwriter Amar Mustafa and artist Nermin Badr.

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