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Monday 21 October, 2019

The Ministers of Culture of Egypt And Serbia Set A Memorandum of Understanding In Preparation For Signing A Protocol of Joint Cooperation

The Ministers of Culture of Egypt And Serbia Set A Memorandum of Understanding In Preparation For Signing A Protocol of Joint Cooperation The Ministers of culture of Egypt and Serbia discussed a number of cultural and artistic projects to be held  between the two countries. Dr. Ines Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, met with Valdan Vukosavljevic, Serbian Minister of Culture And Information as part of Egypt's participation in the 64th Belgrade International Book Fair, as guest of honor, to discuss the various ways of enhancing cultural and artistic cooperation between the two countries. During the meeting, the two parties discussed the preparation of a joint memorandum of understanding in preparation for signing a protocol of cooperation to serve the two countries and to implement a number of projects in the various artistic and intellectual fields that would shed light on the creative movement in the two communities including the following activities:-  the establishment of a permanent participation agenda affiliated to the  cultural map of the two countries, the exchange of experiences in the fields of libraries and Artistic exhibitions, organizing film festivals and cultural weeks, the establishment of a mutual project of translations, the exchange of artistic troupes, studying the possibility of  organizing joint artistic works to reflect the links between the two peoples. For his part, Vukosafljevic stressed the depth of the relations between the two countries, expressing his desire to deepen these relations by establishing principles of joint cooperation that serve both sides to increase the cultural and artistic exchange between the two countries in the coming years. For her part, Abdel Dayem praised the cultural and artistic cooperation between Egypt and Serbia, stressing that the relations between the two countries exceeded 110 years and they are currently witnessing a period of cultural prosperity through the organized mutual activities, which help to build new bridges of creativity that consolidate the bonds of friendship between the two countries. Accordingly, the two parties agreed on the need to implement an artistic and cultural exchange projects. It is worthy of note that the meeting was attended by Amr El-Goueily, Egyptian Ambassador to Serbia, Dr. Heba Youssef ,Head of Foreign Cultural Relations Sector and Ahmed Salah Bahgat , Head of Minister of Culture Office Sector.      

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Sunday 20 October, 2019

Minister of Culture Meets The Serbian Minister of Labor To Discuss Cultural Investment Opportunities Between The Two Countries

Minister of Culture Meets The Serbian Minister of Labor To Discuss Cultural Investment Opportunities Between The Two Countries * Abdel Dayem and Georgevich discussed the development of cultural relations between Egypt and Serbia. At the beginning of her visit to Belgrade,Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture met Zoran Georgevic, Minister of Labor accompanied by Amr Al-Goueili, the Egyptian Ambassador to Serbia, Dr. Haitham Al-Haj Ali, Head of The Egyptian General Book Authority and Hiba Youssef ,Head of Foreign Cultural Relations. Abdel Dayem expressed the importance of Egypt participation as The guest of honor in an international cultural and intellectual forum such as Belgrade Book Fair, whose slogan  carries the head of Nefertiti as a symbol of this Edition Egypt, looking forward to create an intellectual partnership to enrich the cultural investment between Egypt and Serbia. She also appreciated the good hospitality, she also praised  the visit of the Minister of Labor to the residence of the orchestra of “ Al- Nour Wa Al- AMal “ Ensemble , dedicating  him the book “ queens of Egypt “ written by Dr. Mamdouh Damati, which is the first publication of the Egyptian General Book Authority translated from Arabic into Serbian language. For his part, Georgevic appreciated the cultural and artistic role that Egypt presents to his country, affirming that this  book fair is the most important cultural events in Serbia and it is similar to athletes Olympics, pointing out the importance of Egyptian participation as the guest of honor of Belgrade International Book Fair, which is attended by thousands, and it is considered to be  a new start to build more stronger relations between the two countries. As Culture and the arts have a direct impact on the nations, explaining that education and culture are one of the most important development axes in Serbia.  

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Exchange
Sunday 20 October, 2019

Exchange of Egyptian-Serbian Experiences In The Field of Museums And Exhibitions

Exchange of Egyptian-Serbian Experiences In The Field of Museums And Exhibitions Abdel Dayem: Exhibitions and museums are an essential component in the history of the two countries. Berchkovic: Egypt is a country of culture, history and art. Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, accompanied by Amr El Goueili, Ambassador of Egypt to Serbia, visited The National Museum in Belgrade . For her part, Bojana Boris Bershkovic ,the museum's director, explained the content of the museum that dates back to the early ages and includes the works of the modern era. Abdel Dayem praised the museum's display and its holdings, pointing to the close contact between the art in Egypt and Serbia. She stressed the importance of joint cooperation in the field of exhibitions and museums as a key component in the memory and history of the two countries, to form and raise the collective awareness and to support our  identity, stressing the need to activate and intensify the artistic activities  through the museum theater , which hosted Egypt's celebrations of the revolution of July, as the first national festival held  outside Serbia. For her part, Bershkovic expressed her pride of this visit, which launch the beginning of a  cooperation held between the two countries in the field of museums. She stressed that Egypt is a country of culture, history and art, pointing to the study of signing partnership agreements to exchange experiences with Egypt in this field, especially in the restoration and protection of antiquities through specialized cultural organization  in Egypt and Serbia.    

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Egypt
Saturday 19 October, 2019

Egypt Is The Guest of Honor of The 64th Belgrade International Book Fair

Egypt Is The Guest of Honor of The 64th Belgrade International Book Fair Serbia Celebrates Egyptian Culture Egypt is the guest of honor of the 64th Edition of  Belgrade International Book Fair. Minister of Culture headed an Egyptian delegation of 60 creators to participate in Belgrade International Book Fair in Serbia. Abdel Dayem:  it is a new achievement of exchanging cultures that  highlights the role of soft power in creating communication between peoples. Belgrade International Book Fair celebrates Egypt, which is a guest of honor of its 64th Edition . Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, goes to the Serbian capital Belgrade, accompanied by a delegation of 60 artists , writers and intellectuals. She will be  received by the Ambassador of Egypt in Serbia to participate in the events held from 20 to 27 October, this book fair hosts a pavilion of the Egyptian General Book Organization, headed by Dr. Haitham El-Haj. The Egyptian pavilion includes 535 titles of The Organization’s publications and of the publications of the various sectors of The Ministry of Culture, in addition to presenting intellectual and artistic activities highlighting the unique Egyptian identity and creative movement in the Egyptian society. Abdel Dayem affirmed that Egypt's participation, as a guest of honor in the 64th Edition of Belgrade International Fair- one of the oldest specialized exhibitions in Europe, reflects the influential role of soft power in communicating with nations and it comes within the State's efforts to consolidate the bonds of friendship and  love , plus, it strengthens the relations with the nations of the world.This participation also is considered to be a new gate opened  in the field of knowledge and exchanging cultures, as the Book Organization issued three new titles in Serbian language to open new horizons to introduce the Egyptian creativity. For his part, The Head of The Book Organization said that The Egyptian pavilion was designed to reflect the Egyptian civilization on an area of ​​200 meters. It also organizes a number of activities including:- book signing ceremonies, seminars , screening films produced by The National Cinema Center, Concerts for Cairo Opera Ballet, various art workshops, Arabic calligraphy  Exhibitions and cartoon show for children, performances of Arajose and musical and poetry evenings . All these activities will be held in cooperation with the  Egyptian creators:- Mohamed Salmawy, Mohamed Baghdadi, Hani Shams, Hassan Zaki, Mai Khaled, Mansoura Ezz El-Din, Salwa Bakr, Sherif Bakr, Dr. Tarek El Taher, Dr. Mamdouh El Damaty, Dr. Anwar Mogheith-Head of The National Center for Translation-  Artist Khaled Galal- Head of The Cultural Production Sector, Dr. Ahmed Awwad- Head of The Culture Palaces Organization and others. The program of The Egyptian mission also includes holding a meeting between Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem,The Egyptian Minister of Culture with her Serbian counterpart Valdan Vuko Saveljevic in the Serbian headquarters of The Ministry of Culture And Information, in addition to organizing  a visit to the National Museum in Belgrade, followed by organizing a press conference, as well as visits to the institutions participating in “  The European Capital of Culture – 2021” . In addition to holding a  meeting with Igor Morovic, head of the government of the autonomous region of Vojvodina , the mayor of Novi Sad and The head of Novi Sad Foundation. It is noteworthy that Egypt's first participation in Belgrade International Book Fair came in the last 63 Edition, during which a cooperation protocol was signed between Cairo International Book Fair and Belgrade Fair. It was also agreed on the participation of Egypt as the guest of honor of the 64th Edition, which will be  attended by a number of sectors of The Ministry of Culture including:-  Cairo Opera House , The  National Center for Translation , The National Organization of Books And Documents,  The General Organization of  Culture Palaces , Cultural Development Fund , The  National Cinema Center  

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Culture
Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Culture Ministry Announces The Beginning of Receiving The Students In The Branch of The Academy of Arts in Assiut University

Culture Ministry Announces The Beginning of Receiving The Students In The Branch of The Academy of Arts in Assiut University Abdel Dayem: New educational horizons to prepare The coming generation for academic innovators. As part of its plan to spread enlightenment among youth and to promote creativity in Egypt, The Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with Assiut University, announced the start of receiving applications for admission to the branch of the Academy of Arts in Assiut governorate – applying the parallel education system for the academic year 2019-2020. Abdel Dayem said that the Egyptian culture continues to take serious steps in the way of developing and restructuring awareness, building individual and continuing the process of preparing generation of creators, representing the elements of Egypt's soft power. Consequently, The idea of establishing the branches of the Academy of Arts in the governorates has come to include all institutes and scientific and educational units to  teach the same curriculum. She pointed out that the branches of the Academy of Arts in the provinces aim to open new educational horizons and to adopt those who want to study the arts in a specialized scientific way, pointing out that the Academy of Arts in Cairo is the only one of its kind in Egypt and the Middle East, it also operates its programs to produce academic specialists who believe in  creativity as the best way to promote society. For his part, Dr. Ashraf Zaki, head of The Academy of Arts, said that the study of parallel education system, in the branch of the Academy of Arts in Assiut, came after the completion of all the elements of  the educational process, where students with high school or its foreign equivalent certificates or university certificates are accepted without requiring age and year of graduation, it  includes the bachelor stage of three institutes: The supreme Institution of Performing Arts - acting and directing  Departments ,  The supreme Institution Of Cinema - cinema directing Departments  - The supreme Institution of Arab music - singing and Oriental Instruments Departments. Plus,  For The graduate Stage Section for artistic criticism,  It includes The departments of :- literary criticism, Plastic Arts criticism, music criticism, art and philosophy of Arts and its Sciences , in addition to The Masters Studies stage of  The Supreme Institute of Folk Arts. It is worthy of note that  non-formal students are admitted to the sub-upper secondary level in the Supreme Institute of Music –Conservatoire-  to study music in Strings Sections, Blowing instruments, singing and composing sections .

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Within
Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Within The Enlightenment Plans of The Egyptian Ministry Culture: The Supreme Council of Culture Discusses Renewing The Religious Discourse In The Documents House In ِِAl-Fustat

Within The Enlightenment Plans of The Egyptian Ministry Culture: The Supreme Council of Culture Discusses Renewing The Religious Discourse In The Documents House In ِِAl-Fustat Azhari, Hijazi and Jabali are the guests of the evening of “ Renewing The Religious Discourse”  in Al-Fustat Within the framework of the efforts of the national institutions to renew the religious discourse and within the strategic plans of the Egyptian culture aiming at raising the awareness of youth to confront extremist ideology, The Supreme Council for Culture, in cooperation with the National Library and The Documents House, is organizing a cultural evening entitled "Religious Discourse between Renewing and Reality". This will be organized  at 6 pm on Wednesday 23 October at the Documents House in Al-Fustat . The ceremonies will be attended by  Dr. Osama El-Azhari, Advisor of the President of the Republic for Religious Affairs, Dr. Ahmed Magdy Hegazy, Professor of Political Sociology in  Cairo University, and run by media figure Dr. Jama Al- Shair. The evening will focus on the concept of renewing the religious discourse and the axes on which the state is working to protect young people from destructive ideas, in addition to shedding light on many forms of tolerance in our society and other topic of renewing the religious discourse.

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Egyptian
Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Egyptian Circus Participates In An International Festival In Vietnam

Egyptian Circus Participates In An International Festival In Vietnam Egypt is among 10 countries in an international circus festival in Vietnam Abdel Dayem: The international culture map is crowned by the Egyptian participation As part of the Egyptian culture plan aimed at enriching the channels of communication with the world abroad, Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, decided to allow The Egyptian circus - directed by  Al Mouhandes Abdullah, affiliated to  the Artistic House For Folk And Performing Arts, headed by the artist Adel Abdo- to participate in The activities of the International Festival of Circus Arts in Vietnam, which started 15 October, The Egyptian Circus has presented its first performances in the presence of Ambassador Mahmoud Nail, Egyptian Ambassador to Vietnam and a huge turnout  For her part, Abdel Dayem said that the international culture map is embodied in the Egyptian participation that reflects the different creations in our society, stressing that the soft power is one of the strongest arms that reflect the cultural leadership of Egypt regionally and internationally. She pointed to the diversity of Egyptian participation in the  international important intellectual and artistic forums . It is noteworthy that the National Circus represented  Egypt in many countries including:- Germany, Australia, China, Hungary, Cambodia, Singapore, Thailand, as well as Vietnam . Our National Circus presented a collection of shows to the Vietnamese audience including the shows of:- “ Harp – the Bayonet” , “magician”, “ balance “and others. Moreover, The National Circus has participated in many important local and international events and  it worked, for two years in three branches in a parallel way :-  the main branch in Al-Agouza ,  in the city of Gamasa and  the branch of 15 May- this branch was opened by the Minister of Culture after its halt for more than twenty years . it is scheduled to start operating ,for the first time, the new branch in the city of Damietta.  

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Wednesday 16 October, 2019

The Statement of The Academy of Arts

The  Statement of The Academy of Arts As for  the rumors about a fire happened in  The Academy of Arts. The Academy of Arts calls the Facebook , social media and websites activists to be accurate in sharing the news concerning the important vital institutions and sites. It is worthy of note that  it is totally untruth that any fire happened at The Academy of Arts . The fact is  the power cable in the back area has burned, which led to the burning of a pile of straw and The power outages from the residential area around the academy. The repairs were made immediately and the electricity was returned and all the no worthy effects were removed in less than an hour without any damage or loss of any kind.    

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Magic
Sunday 13 October, 2019

Magic of Dreams Daily On Al- Balloon Theater

Culture Ministry continues to celebrate the victories of October Magic of Dreams is presented daily on Al- Balloon Theater Within the celebrations of the anniversary of the victories of October, Al- Balloon Theater, affiliated to The House of Folklore And Performing Arts, headed by the artist Adel Abdou, will continue to display The musical Play "Magic of Dreams" produced by The National Folkloric Music Band, daily at 9 pm . Adel Abdo said that the play combines joy and meditation and it belongs to the contemporary theater, which depends on the image and embodies a deep popular epic and it deals with the achievements of the past in a simple and professional way. Dr. Hossam Atta, director and author of the play, explains that the play celebrates the people of Egypt and shows its ability to realize miracles. It also discusses the events happened during the past thirty years and mixes it with the dreams of a bright future. It is noteworthy that The Magic of Dreams is written and directed by Dr. Hossam Atta, starring :- Inas Mekki, Magdy Fekry, Nefin Refaat, Abdel Aty Saleh, Reda Ramzy, Mohamed Antar, Omnia Fathy, Nourhan El Sherif, Atef Fathi, Nada Ghoneim, Mohamed Ashour, Assem Zakaria, Seif El Din Gamal, Yasser Yani, Poetry by Kawtar Mustafa, Music and Composer Ahmed Mohy, Music Distribution by Amr Abdel Fattah, Hisham El Mokadam - artistic Supervision, Decor and Lighting Ibrahim El Foo, Jamal Abdo - Clothing Design, Cinematographer Ahmed Badrakhan. .  

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Sunday 13 October, 2019

Minister of Culture Represents Egypt In The Conference Of Entertainment And Building The Economy in Saudi Arabia

Minister of Culture Represents Egypt In The Conference Of Entertainment And Building The Economy in Saudi Arabia Abdel Dayem: Creative industries are one of the ways of developing the national economy. Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, represents Egypt as the only Arab country in “ The Entertainment Industry Conference” organized by The General Authority for Entertainment in Saudi Arabia. The  ceremony was attended by an array of ministers and senior men in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia . Abdel Dayem said that the political leadership has included seven axes to preserve the Egyptian cultural identity within the strategy of sustainable development -"Vision Egypt 2030", including:-  the promotion of positive values ​​in the battle of combating intellectual extremism, achieving cultural justice, developing the talented and genius people, emphasizing cultural leadership through Egypt's soft power and developing cultural institutions. This  came as a result of the country's belief in the importance of cultural investment as a source of strength for development. It is noteworthy that the conference discussed the importance of creative industries in the vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia- 2030 that is similar to the strategy of sustainable development in Egypt 2030, which put the culture industry within the components of the national economy, stressing the importance of partnership and cultural cooperation between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The partners have discussed the possibility of linking cultural exchange activities, especially in the economic field.      

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Friday 11 October, 2019

Minister of Culture And Governor of South Sinai Attend The Festivity “ lets us Pray Here Together” In St. Catherine, Accompanied by 7 Ministers And 32 Ambassadors

* Minister of Culture And Governor of South Sinai Attend The Festivity  “ lets us Pray Here Together” In  St. Catherine, Accompanied by 7 Ministers And 32 Ambassadors * A message of peace from Egypt to the world, bringing together Minister of Culture and Governor of South Sinai with 7 ministers and 32 ambassadors in St. Catherine * The chanting is mixed with recitals in “St. Catherine Forum For Religions Tolerance “ * Abdel Dayem: St. Catherine Forum launches a message of love and tolerance for humanity and human civilization from the Egypt. Under the patronage of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of Egypt, Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture and Major General Khaled Fouda Governor of South Sinai witnessed the artistic celebration held by The General organization of Culture Palaces headed by Dr. Ahmed Awwad . This festivity “ of St. Catherine Forum for Tolerance of Religions” was attended by the ministers of:-  Awqaf , Tourism, Antiquities, Immigration, Supply ,Internal Trade, Local Development and  Youth and Sports, in addition to  Members of the Assembly House and popular and executive leaders in the Governorate, in addition to 32 Ambassadors of :- Denmark, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Switzerland, The European Union,  Georgia, Colombia, Japan, Poland, Austria, Serbia, France, Belgium, Armenia, Malta, Morocco, Kazakhstan, Cameroon, Oman, Czech Republic and Tajikistan. The celebration is directed by the artist Hisham Atwa who showed the ability of soft power to create communication between nations, it is considered to be one international language calling for love, peace, tolerance and acceptance of the other . The Festivity included presenting an artistic concert of Sufi and religious songs and Coptic songs for the Ensembles of:- Croatia, Romania , Greece , Morocco , Aswan , Al- Tannoura  ,the singer Maher Mahmoud and the Evangelical Ensemble. The festivity began with presenting verses from The Holy Koran, followed by presenting a paragraph of the Ensembles of:-Greece, Roman ,Catholic, Evangelical and Croatia .The message was delivered when ministers and ambassadors stepped up to the stage to sing the song of “ the land of  Kenanah “ . The Minister of Culture affirmed that Egypt has maintained its unique identity throughout the ages ,presenting a model of coexistence, adding that the St. Catherine Forum aims to promote the values ​​of brotherhood among peoples and sends a message of love and tolerance to human civilization, pointing out that this celebration emphasizes the ability of arts and creativity to create bridges of communication and rapprochement among nations.  

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Friday 11 October, 2019

Minister of Culture And Governor Of South Sinai Inaugurated President Sadat's Lounge Building In Saint Catherine

Minister of Culture And Governor Of South Sinai Inaugurated President Sadat's Lounge Building In Saint Catherine Abdel Dayem: Sadat's Lounge Building in Saint Catherine is a reference and guide for the new generations which documents a symbol of the makers of Egypt's history Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture and Major General Khaled Fouda, Governor of South Sinai, inaugurated the Lounge Building of the late President Mohamed Anwar Sadat in Wadi Al-Raha area in St. Catherine after its restoration and development by The Plastic Arts Sector- headed by Dr. Khaled Sorour- in cooperation with South Sinai governorate completed . The lounge includes some of the belongings of the late president . This inauguration was held  within the activities of the St. Catherine Forum for “ Religions Tolerance - Lets pray Here Together” , which is held under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi . The ceremonies were attended by  Ministers of:- Culture,  Awqaf, Tourism, Antiquities, Immigration, Supply, Youth and  Sports and Local Development. Abdel Dayem said that the Lounge of the late leader Mohamed Anwar Sadat will be as a museum and touristic site in the city to document an important era in the life of the late President Anwar Sadat, stressing the keenness of Egypt to perpetuate the glorious historical symbols of Egypt to be a reference and guide for the new generations. Abdel Dsyem pointed to the contents of the lounge belongings , which was supervised by a Plastic Arts  specialized teamwork. It is worthy of note that The Ministry of Culture  has  loaned a painting and a bronze statue of President Sadat adding them to the contents of the Lounge including Al-Sadate:-  bedroom, his personal Koran, his personal newspaper,his pipe and many others. For his part, Major General Khaled Fouda, Governor of South Sinai, praised the efforts of The Ministry of Culture in developing, restoring and displaying the content of the  museum, stressing that the city of St. Catherine, which is one of  the unique elements of tourism and  a forefront of tourism attraction, pointing that ”  St. Catherine Forum For Religions Tolerance “  confirms that Egypt is a country of peace, Tolerance, non-violence and love.  

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