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Thursday 13 December, 2018

The Ministry of Culture Presents A Concert Of " Cairo Steps" Band  In Al- Minia University

  - Cairo Steps from Germany to the heart of Upper Egypt. -The Minister of Culture: It is  a noble message of peace and belonging . To assure the role of arts in building human beings and in promoting their behavior to confront the extreme ideas, The Ministry of Culture will organize  a concert for The Egyptian-German Band  " Cairo Steps" , at 12 afternoon  on Wednesday, 19 December, on Al- Minia University Theater . Dr.Inas Abdel Dayem , The Minister of Culture, confirmed that the concert  is considered to be a salutation to the world from the heart of Upper Egypt , adding that  this concert carries a noble message calling for love and peace, pointing out that music is a language that unites people and communities and it also states the values ​​of tolerance and brotherhood among a wide range of students and children of the South, especially young people, as the foundation of our  future. For his part, Dr. Mustafa Abdel-Nabi, The Head of Al-Minia University, expressed his pride for hosting this activity on Al-Minia University Theater, Which can accommodate 1800 spectators, assuring that this activity  highlights the cooperative efforts of all  the state institutions, stressing the role of arts in purifying the soul . Moreover , he stressed the importance of creativity as one of the complementary tools for education. It is worthy of note that Bassem Darwish, The Founder of the Band, conveyed his Egyptian and German colleagues  happiness for  visiting  Upper Egypt and he also declared his pride in belonging to Beni Mazar in Al-Minia Governorate, where he spent his childhood and enjoyed the warmth of social relations. He also gave a hint about the program of the activity , including Eastern and Western classical music and Jazz :- Shams, Ampere, Sultan, Gulf Steps, Café Groppi and Siwa,  performed by " Max Class" -percussion-, Ragheed William -flute-in addition to presenting recitals for the singer Ali AL – Helbawi and his band .

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Tuesday 11 December, 2018

An Egyptian-Saudi Agreement For Cooperation In Crafts And Handicrafts

  -The Minister of Culture signs an agreement with Saudi Arabia in the field of crafts and handicrafts industry. -Abdel-Dayem: The agreement strengthens the relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries. - Prince Sultan: Egypt symbolizes generosity and warm hospitality  and the world still making use of  its ancient heritage. Dr.Inas Abdel Dayem , The Minister of Culture,  and His Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, The Chairman of The General Authority For Tourism And National Heritage in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, signed an executive program for cooperation in the fields of crafts and handicrafts industry  between The Ministry of Culture of The Arab Republic of Egypt and The General Authority For Tourism And National Heritage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This meeting was attended by Dr. Mostafa El-Feki, The Director of The Bibliotheca Alexandria . Abdel-Dayem stressed that this cooperation is the beginning of multi directional cultural stages and the first step of exchanging the experiences and cultural investment between the two countries . The aim of this agreement is to strengthen the close ties between the two countries and to highlight the role of crafts and handicrafts in realizing the unity of  people and in  enhancing the friendly relations and cooperation between the two brotherly countries. This program  aims at enhancing the handicrafts sector to strengthen the  cooperation between the two countries  on the economic, social, heritage and cultural levels through the exchange of information and studies about  this field . The program also supports the development of technical, economic, scientific and technological cooperation and it also encourages the concerned institutions and organizations to exchange experiences and to organize courses  and workshops. For his part, Prince Sultan said that Egypt is the  country of generosity and warm hospitality, and we are still making use  of its ancient human heritage made by the oldest civilization of the history. He assured the importance of Egypt's interactive role with The Arab countries in all fields because Egypt is the heart of the Arab nation, stressing the deep relations between the two countries and between the two brotherly peoples. He also stressed the importance of  benefiting from the experiences of Egypt in the field of handicrafts to build an integral economic sector in this field . Moreover, His Highness  stressed the need to benefit from the experts from both countries in this field to implement this  programs and to communicate directly with artisans to improve their skills and to develop their products. He also stressed on the need for guiding them to  the  available  investment opportunities and to provide them with the possible facilities through the exchange of visits between the two parties , in addition to organizing  forums , weeks, meetings and activities for  practitioners and stakeholders and those who are interested in this field and to find suitable mechanisms of cooperation between  both countries. It is worthy of note that The Egyptian delegation included Dr. Heba Youssef, The Head of Cultural Relations Sector, and Dr. Fathi Abdel Wahab, The Head of The Cultural Development Fund Sector.

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Monday 10 December, 2018

The Minister of Culture: The Re-Operation Of The Theaters Of Al- Taleea And Al- Arays  And Giving The Name of sayed Radi To Al- Ayem Theater

In a new addition to The Egyptian cultural structure, Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem,The Minister of Culture, announced the re-operation of The Theaters Of Al- Taleea And Al- Arays  in January 2019, followed by re- operating Al- Ayem Theater in February , carrying the name of "  sayed Radi" . This  was decided after the meeting held by The Minister of Culture with the artist Ismail Mokhtar, The Head of The Artistic House of  Theater and The General Rushdi Amer, The Responsible  for The National Service Projects Authority , to follow up  the latest developments of maintenance and to solve   all obstacles in a preparation for their inauguration . The Minister of Culture expressed her pleasure for adding three of the most prestigious and important theaters to the cultural work, assuring  the enlightening role of the art of theater , which contributes to the building of human and the advancement of the society . Moreover , Abdel Dayem pointed out that a series of valuable  plays are being prepared to be presented after the inauguration. It is worthy of note that Al- Arays , Al- Taleea, and Al- Ayem theaters stopped presenting theatrical plays because of the operation of renovation and development, which is about to be completed. These theaters were equipped with numbers of the modern technical systems, with more specialized system for those of special abilities.

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Monday 10 December, 2018

The Minister of Culture And The Governor Of Kafr El-Sheikh Inaugurated  Desouk Culture Palace

-Abdel-Dayem: Culture is one of the axes of Egyptian national security and it is the way  for achieving sustainable development. In a warm welcoming  , Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem , The Minister of Culture and Dr. Ismail Abdel Hamid Taha , The Governor of Kafr El Sheikh inaugurated Desouk  Culture Palace after an operation of developing and raising its efficiency .The inauguration was attended by Dr. Ahmed Awwad, The Head  of The General Organization of Culture Palaces and a number of Media and public figures. In her speech , Abdel-Dayem said that culture is one of the axes of Egyptian national security. Therefore, the political leadership is keen to pay attention to culture  and creativity as a essential way to achieve the sustainable development. Thus, the strategy of Egyptian culture aimed at building human  and society on two axes: developing  the cultural content and renewing the cultural infrastructure  to raise awareness and to achieve enlightenment. She also hinted at re-operating operation of the palaces of :-Tanta  cultural center in Tanta and Sharm El-Sheikh culture  palace and Gamal Abdel Nasser Culture Palace  . She expressed her pride in adding  Desouq Culture Palace to the Egyptian cultural work and she  thanked all the practitioners who contributed to solve all  the obstacles and to finish  the renovation works of Desouq Culture Palace. For his part, Taha said that the inauguration of the palace helps to defeat the extremist ideas because culture is the soft power and the way to improve the social behavior and it is considered  to be one of the means to achieve the hopes of  a bright future,  adding that Desouq  Culture Palace is a minaret which  includes different colors of creativity , plus a center to adopt the promising talents of the people of this province. As For Dr/ Awwad, He  explained that Desouq Culture Palace comes within the framework of achieving the cultural justice, he also  congratulated the people of this city for this inauguration , greeting The Minister of Culture and The Governor of Kafr El-Sheikh for their efforts and he noted that the activities includes a program to discover the creative capabilities of the talented people. It is worthy of note that  The Minister of Culture inspected the various  artistic exhibition halls ,  followed by  attending the inauguration  ceremonies which started with playing  the  national anthem , followed by presenting  a spectacle  by"  Arabic Opera" Ensemble with the participation of Talaae Al- Anfoushi Folkloric  Troupe , followed by presenting a show of " Al- Sharqya Folkloric Troupe " which presented a show taken from our Egyptian heritage.   

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Monday 10 December, 2018

The Minister of Culture Meets With The Governor of Kafr El-Sheikh

-Abdel-Dayem: Literary Salon will be held for the intellectuals of Kafr El-Sheikh and re-operating "Sidi Salem " and " El-Berlus"  Culture Palaces soon . Taha: Desouq Culture Palace returned to work after 12 years . Dr.Ismail Abdelhamid Taha, The Governor of Kafr El Sheikh, received Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem , The Minister of Culture , in his office before inaugurating  Desouq Culture Palace, he also greeted  Dr/ Inas Abdel Dayem for re-operating  Desouq Culture Palace after 12 years and for succeeding in overcoming all obstacles. He also assured that the Governorate  will support all the activities presented by the palace  , because culture is the only way to raise awareness and to confront extremism to be able to progress and to  build human and society. For her part, Abdel Dayem  said that Desouq Culture  Palace will be a new cultural minaret  and it will have an effective role in countering radical thoughts and it will help to develop the creative capabilities of the people of the province by organizing  artistic workshops , cultural salons and seminars  presented by The  Center For Developing The Talents. She added that this inauguration  will enhance the  positive values ​​in society by re-operating the activities of the bookstores and libraries located in the palace . It is worthy of note that  The Minister of Culture decided to organize a literary salon for Desouq intellectuals and she invited the writers and intellectuals of Kafr El-Sheikh to participate in it and to contribute in the  activities of "children's choirs"  and  the theatrical workshops,  Saying that  all the  sectors of The Ministry of Culture is working to activate the role of culture and the arts in all villages,  in order to achieve cultural justice between the citizens and she assured that "Sidi Salem" and "  Burollus" Culture Palaces will be soon inaugurated  after the completion of their renovation and raising their efficiency .

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Saturday 08 December, 2018

The Minister of Culture And The Governor of Kafr El-Sheikh Inaugurate Desouq Cultural Palace

-The Minister of Culture and The Governor of Kafr El-Sheikh inaugurate Desouq Cultural Palace. -Many artistic activities and cultural services in Desouk Cultural Palace after its development and raising its efficiency -Abdel Dayem: A new gem is  added to the crown of The Egyptian culture. Dr.Inas Abdel Dayem , The Minister of Culture, and Dr. Ismail Abdel Hamid Taha, The Governor of Kafr El-Sheikh accompanied with  Dr. Ahmed Awwad, The Head of The General Organization of Cultural Palaces, inaugurated Desouq Cultural Palace after its development and raising its efficiency. Abdel-Dayem said that Desouq cultural palace is considered to be a new gem  added to the crown of The Egyptian culture ,achieving its strategy to spread enlightenment throughout the country and to deliver the cultural  message to the different regions to realize the cultural justice. Abdel Dayem pointed out that Desouq cultural palace comes as an artistic and intellectual window to adopt the talented people  of Kafr El-Sheikh to make use of the  energies of its youth to come up with  positive attitudes  to realize the  sustainable development of Egypt. It is worthy to mention that  Desouq Cultural Palace is located on 1.200 meters and it has been developed to deliver various cultural and artistic activities to the people of this province. Moreover,  Desouq  Cultural Palace includes a theater of 447 seats,  in addition to clubs of technology, plastic arts halls , children's library and a public library, a hall for folkloric machines and a literary club.     

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Wednesday 05 December, 2018

Abdel Dayem Attends The Closing Activities of The Egyptian Cultural Days In Oujda Morocco

Luxor transmits the heritage of Upper Egypt to Oujda at the end of the Egyptian cultural days in Morocco.   Upper Egypt creative women and heritage pearl at the end of the Egyptian days in Morocco.   The two flags of Egypt and Morocco are linked at the end of cultural days in the city of Oujda.   Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem, The Minister of Culture , attended the closing ceremonies of  The Egyptian cultural activities that  were held at Mohammed V Theater. Abdel Dayem  also participated in a symposium entitled "Women And Narration in Arabic literature" during which the writer Hala Al-Badri, and Dr. Latifa Al-Maskini, poet and critic discussed the experience of journalism, literature and poetry and the challenges they faced during the 1970s and their success in monitoring the changes in society. They highlighted the role of their husbands in making the balance between family and work and stressed the importance of the role of women in the renaissance of Arab societies. Thus, The seminar turned into an intellectual meeting between poetry and creativity. In addition, The Minister of Culture witnessed a ceremony in which Luxor folkloric Ensemble presented skillfully a bundle  of The Egyptian heritage, using the  drums and flutes, Creating a communicational vivid state for The  Moroccan audience especially with  holding the Egyptian and Moroccan flags together ,  confirming that art is a bridge to consolidate the bonds of love of the  two brother countries . At the end of the ceremonies , a number of Moroccan fans were keen to take commemorative photos with members of the Egyptian delegation and with The Minister of Culture , dedicating her The Moroccan Kufiya- scarf,  to show their  pride and respect for the arts and culture of Egypt. Abdel-Dayem assured  that Egypt and Morocco have a long history on both the cultural and artistic levels because and they are linked by deep-rooted relations that are constantly growing, confirming that art and culture  have a direct impact on the consolidation and the  social communication between the two countries. The cultural and artistic activities between the two countries are strongly presented in an Arabic cultural scene that  will strengthen these relations and give them a broader horizon of cooperation ,leading to a very important cultural movement to  bring great benefits to both sides.  

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Thursday 26 July, 2018

Moghith Announces The Short List of The Rewards of Rifa'at Al Tahtawi, Youth And Scientific Culture

  13 books in the list of branches of Rifa'at Tahtawi and youth and scientific culture. Prof. Anwar Mghith, The Head of The National Center for Translation, has announced the titles of the candidates for the short list for the awards of Rifa'at Tahtawi for this year. He said that the technical committee has completed the work of the short lists in the three awards of:-  Revaah Tahtawi Prize for Translation at its ninth Edition, the Youth Award for Translation at its sixth Edition and the Scientific Culture Award at its third Edition. The final jury will select the winning book in each branch. Rifa'at Awards will continue to be an appreciation from The National Translation Center for the role of the translator, who was and will remain the unknown soldier and bridge of permanent culture among different civilizations. " - The short list of Rifa'at Tahtawi Prize included five books, "The States and Social Movements" by Hank Johnson, which was published by the National Center for Translation in 2017, translated from English by Ahmed Zayed. The author highlights the relation of countries with social movements and their use in international conflict. - The book "Linguistics, Introduction to The Introductions", published in 2016 by the National Center for Translation, written by Jane Achesen and translated by Abdul Karim Mohammed Jabal, this book is an ideal introduction to the science of linguistics, and it also addresses the developments of this science from the nineteenth century until the first decade of the 21th century. - "Dostoyevsky's wife Diary" by his wife Anna Grigorivna Dostoyevskaya translated  by Anwar Mohammad Ibrahim, published by the National Center for Translation in 2015. It deals with the creative life of Dostoevsky and it monitors the features of his life. - DiCameron is the famous Italian epic set up by Giovanni Pocacho and translated by Abdullah Al Aati and Essam Al Sayed , published by The Cultural Palace Organization in 2016. It includes 100 stories that are told in ten days by seven women and three young men. It is similar to " Alf Lila wa Lila –Thousand and One Nights" . it deals with the stories narrated by  of the heroes  after their  escape from the plague that struck Florence in 1348. -The fifth and final book on the list is "New Waves in the Philosophy of Technology" issued in 2018  by The National Center for Translation by Jean-Kerberg Olsen ,translated by  Shawky Jalal , it represents a relatively newcomer in the field of philosophy and reveals the strong and weak points  of technology.  - The list of the youth award included five works:-  the first of is "Ibn Khaldun" by Sayed Farid Al-Attas and was translated from English by Mohammed Sala H. Abdel-Al. It was published by Nama Research and Studies Center in 2017 as part of the series of " Muslim Community Makers"  published by Oxford Center for Islamic Studies, it represents  Ibn Khaldun life and his scientific contributions with an explanation of his theory of the rise and fall of civilizations, where Ibn Khaldun represents a founding stage in the construction of Islamic sociology. -The second book, "The Problem of Separation of Religion and Politics" by Evan Strinsky and translated by Abdulrahman Magdy, published by Hindawi Foundation in 2016. The author presents an analysis of the central concepts and influences of religion, politics and power. It also provides a new theoretical framework in which we see what these concepts and their  means in contemporary society . - The third book is  "Continental Philosophy," is a very short introduction by Hindawi Foundation in 2016 by Simon Crichley and translated by Ahmed Shakl Manzour.The book seeks to answer the question: What is continental philosophy? by telling a story that begins with Kant and includes discussions about Senior philosophers such as Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger and at the center of the book there are an invitation to redefine philosophy in the center of cultural life. The fourth book is entitled "Introduction to Modern Philosophy: Follow the Steps of the White Rabbit" written by Philippe Hebel and transmitted by German Rania Mohamed Ahmed and published by the Arab Nile Group in 2015. The title begins with Aristotle's observation that philosophy begins with wonder and hence comes from the fictional character of the Rabbit .The author connects between the child curiosity requiring the  qualities of philosophers, indicating that they meet in many points , presenting a range of philosophical issues such as place , time , feelings, pleasure and beauty. The fifth book on the youth list is "Salvatiera", a famous novel by Argentine Pedor Mayral and translated by Marc Gamal. The novel was published by the House of Publishing and Distribution in 2016 . It revolves around the hero who loses the ability to speak at the age of nine and he begins at the age of twenty to write his  diary . - The list of scientific culture includes three works: "Holocene: An Environmental History" by Neil Roberts and translated by Hafiz Shams El-Din Abdel Wahab published from  The National Center for Translation in 2017. The book monitors temperature rise due to the great change that occurs in the Earth system and it  raises questions about the future . - The second work, "Orientalism of the Future: The Nanotechnology Revolution," by Krik Drexler, Chris Peterson and Gilles Bergamet, was published in 2016. The book focuses on some possible scenarios for the expected life type in the near future. - the last book in the list of scientific culture is "Prehistoric Climate" published by the National Center for Translation 2017, written by William James Burroughs and translated by Rajab Saad al-Sayyid highlighting the challenges faced by mankind in the glacial climate and the stability of life and also reviews how climate affects the social life of human beings.

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Wednesday 25 July, 2018

The Minister of Culture And The Head of The Opera House Inaugurate The 27 th  Edition of Salah El Din International Music And Singing Festival

  7 artistic concerts and 6 Arab and foreign countries participate in Salah Al-Din International Music and Song Festival.   Darwish, Al-Hajjar, Al-Halou, Tawfiq, Abbas, Saleh and Nadia Nujoom in "The Castle Festival"   Honoring Hani Shaker, Salih, Hamdi, Khalil, Hark, Abulhadi and a Pianist in the 27th  Edition  of the Castle Festival.   Thurthday,2 August , DR/ Inas Abdel Dayem will inaugurate the 27th  Edition  of the Salah Al-ddin International Music And Singing Festival , organized by the Egyptian Opera House and will be held for  for 16 days until 17 August . The festival is supervised by Dr. Magdy Baghdadi. Dr. Magdy Saber, The Head of The Egyptian Opera House said  that it is the the first time this year  for the festival to get  the international mark and it will includes 37  artistic concerts by a group of super singers stars in Egypt and the Arab world, in addition to the participation of 6 Arab and foreign countries besides Egypt:-  Palestine, China, Mexico and Panama. Declares that  the opening ceremony will begin with delivering speech by The Minister of Culture, who will  honore a number of figures of art and media who influenced the history of the festival in its previous editions , she will give the appreciation shields to the singers :- Hani Shaker, Medhat Saleh, clarinetist, Cairo Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Mohamed Hamdy, Asef El Fayoula, Alaa Khalil , Sayed Amin Abou El Hady. Afterwards , the artistic celebrations will begin with the performance of the Chinese Youth and Children Ensemble, which will perform Chinese folkloric dances . Then,  the Arabic singer Hani Shaker will present a collection of the most famous songs. The second night is for Fouad Mounib and the Tunisian artist Ghalia Ben Ali , the third night  is for Amira Al-Qaim, Marimba singer Nesma Abdel Aziz and the artist Ali Al-Hajjar, the fourth night is for  Yassin Al-Tuhami and the Syrian singer Majd Al-Qasim. The eighth  night of the festival will include three concerts by Mont Kairo, the Nefih team and the young singer Mohamed Mohsen. In addition to the Palestinian singer Dalal Abu Amna, the young singer Ahmed Jamal. In the ninth night we will meet with the "Amdan light" Ensemble and the great singer Nadia Mustafa, the tenth night will include a ceremony for the team Eqal Ensamli of Mexico and the great singer Iman Bahr Darwish, the eleventh night  will be for Panama folklore band and Baghdadi Band .  On the 12th night, the Chinese Orchestra of Traditional Music, the Jazz Band and the singer Louay will present their concerts . The thirteenth night will be celebrated by the orchestra of " Al- Nour Wa Al- Amal"  and singer Khaled Selim. The 14th night will be for the musician Fathi Salama with the vocalist Mahmoud Al-Tohamy and the artist Hisham Abbas. The fifteenth night will be with a concert of the young singer Neven Rajab and " Mohammed Wahidi " band and then the artist Ehab Tawfiq. At the last day of the festival  ,  the sixteenth night will be with a concert of the young singer Mohamed Hassan followed by the artist Medhat Saleh  Magdy Saber stressed that The opera Department was keen to create the diversity of the artistic program of the festival - classical music, jazz, singing, Sufi singing , senior singers and young singers - to go along with  all ages , adding that the opera Department this year presents  more than 7,000 seats daily ,  In addition to buses to transport the audience from the castle entrance to the event location , assuring  that the festival has become a real outlet for the humble people, and it succeeded in attracting  the  hearts of its fans , due to the diversity of program to create  a direct cohesion with the audience .

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Tuesday 24 July, 2018

A New Renaissance  In The Culture Palaces

  9 Centers of enlightenment are ready for delivering the cultural service in the governorates of Egypt.   Culture begins its strategy to build human and to achieve justice in all the regions of Egypt.   Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem ,The Minister of Culture, follows up the implementation of a strategy for sustainable cultural development by increasing the role of the General Organization  of Culture Palaces, which is witnessing a new renaissance in the Egyptian regions by adding 9  new cultural palaces , houses ,libraries and centers in Assiut, Red Sea, Luxor, Giza, Sinai to promote the positive values ​​in society and to protect the cultural heritage and identity of Egypt , this can be done by delivering  cultural product to the citizens in the cities and border areas to achieve the cultural justice in addition to  discovering the talents through the talents development centers . Out of our belief in the importance of  human construction and enlightenment, The General Organization of  Culture Palaces, headed by Dr. Ahmed Awwad , prepares new cultural sites, which started their work two years ago in the framework of The National Service Project,  in preparation for their  inauguration  during the coming period - as the  first phase of the projects of The Organization. Assiut - (Gamal Abdel Nasser Culture Palace) The project of establishing the Culture Palace of the leader Gamal Abdel Nasser in Assiut. The total area of 650 m2 ,consisting of two floors and a basement. The basement contains a hall that is designated as a storeroom and a security room. The ground floor includes a reception hall, a theater that can accommodate 145  seats . The theater has actors  rooms , a seminar hall, an information technology hall. The upper floor includes a public library, a women's club, a science club, a museum for some of the leader's collectibles, a panorama and a top VIP lounge.   The Red Sea (The two culture houses of Abraq and Ras Hadraba) The project of establishing a cultural house in the Red Sea, with a total area of ​​500 m2, consisting of two floors. The ground floor includes the reception, the children's library, the children's activities hall, the environmental crafts hall, computer and information hall, the bookstore, the administrative rooms, the summer theater ( Mahka Al-Rababa) with an area of ​​130 m 2, the stage is 20m2 .The second floor contains a public library. The project of establishing a culture house in Ras Hadarba in The Red Sea, with a total area of ​​750 m2, consisting of two floors. The ground floor includes reception, children's library, children's activities hall, environmental crafts hall, computer and information lounge, bookstore, (Mahka Al- Rababa) with an area of ​​170m2, the stage is 25m2 . The second floor contains a public library.   Luxor (The two culture houses of Al-Odaysat and Houd Al-Remal) The project of establishing a cultural house in Hadar Al-Odaysat in Luxor, with a total area of ​​1323 m2 , consisting of two floors, the ground floor includes: - reception hall , a public library, a technology and information hall, administrative rooms, theater rooms, theater of 220 m2,contains  145  The second floor has environmental character halls, plastic arts, a workshop, children's activities, and projection rooms The project of establishing the culture house of " Hod Al- Remal" in Luxor, with a total area of ​​859 m2, consisting of two floors. The ground floor includes the reception halls , a public library, a technology and information hall, administrative rooms, actors rooms, the main theater on an area of ​​180 m2, with 125 seats, The second floor includes the halls of environmental handcrafts and plastic arts expositions, studio, the activities hall, reflection rooms and  the store.   Al- Giza (Al- Bahr Al Azam  Library) The development and renovation of the library of the Al- Bahr Al Azam in Al-Giza on a total area of 3000 m2 and the building on an area of 370 m2. The project consists of three floors. The first floor includes an entrance hall with two floors height, a gallery of art exhibitions, a public library, a summer cinema, a wooden music kiosk. The second floor includes an information technology hall and a children's library. The third floor contains an open area for cultural activities and 3 wooden pergola.   Al- Sharqia (Belbeis Culture Palace) The development and renovation of Belbeis Culture Palace in Al- Sharqia, with a total area of 1350 m2 ,consisting of two floors. The ground floor includes a VIP lounge, a theater of  350 seats and a children's library of  55 The first floor includes the literary club hall, , Multi-function room, technology club room, women's club room, control rooms of  lighting and sound of the theater, and a roof pergola for summer activities.   Kafr El Sheikh (Desouq Culture Palace) The development and renovation of  Desouq Culture Palace in Kafr El-Sheikh, with a total area of 1200m2, consisting of a two administrative buildings. The ground floor includes administrative rooms, a hall for the entrance of the theater, an information technology club room, the second floor includes a children  plastic arts room, a public library . The theater consists of a hall, a stage and a balcony for spectators, a joint building with 4 floors with rooms for actors, a plastic arts gallery for exhibitions and a room for the folkloric instruments  .   South Sinai (Sharm El Sheikh Culture Palace) The development and renovation of Sharm El-Sheikh Culture Palace in South Sinai on total area of 1500m2. The palace consists of a single floor with a theater area of 580m2, including a stage , 284  seats, a public library, a children's library and a technology club.   The second stage :-  five cultural sites  are about to be inaugurated  opening 10-The General Organization of  Cultural Palaces is preparing to complete the development and renovation of five cultural sites before the end of this year as a second stage in :- Wadi Al Natroun, Mansoura, Damanhour, Qena and Al Sharqia, to be an addition to the Egyptian cultural structure in order to  promote the  cultural  awareness and  thought , to face extremism and to seed the noble values in our society.

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Sunday 22 July, 2018

The Ministry of Culture Opens Gamal Abdel Nasser Museum For Free To The Public To Celebrate  July Revolution  

  - Abdel-Dayem: July Revolution wrote Egypt's modern history and realized many political, social and cultural achievements   Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem ,The Minister of Culture,  gave her directions to open the museum of The late leader Gamal Abdel Nasser free of charge to the public in commemoration of the 23rd July Revolution. The Minister of Culture said that the revolution of July has formed Egypt's modern history and realized many achievements on the political, social and cultural levels. It is worthy of note that the museum is located in the Manshiyet Al-Bakri Area, east of Cairo, where the leader Gamal Abdel Nasser and his family lived. The museum is located on a total area of ​​13.400 m, consisting of  two-floors on total ​​1,300 m. Furthermore, the museum consists of two halls.The main is for the president's offices ,the attached salons, the master bedroom, the living room and two salons on the ground floor. The museum includes many personal documents and personal collectibles of Abdel Nasser, in addition to his personal and family pictures, clothes, cameras, pens, Military Medals, souvenirs. Plus, it also includes the furniture of his home - the living room, the office room and the bedroom.

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Saturday 21 July, 2018

The Egyptian Minister of Culture Attends The Opening Ceremonies of Baalbeck Festivals, Celebrating Umm Kulthum

  Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem , The Minister of Culture , attended the opening ceremony of Baalbek Festival , accompanied by Nazih Al-Najari, The Egypt's Ambassador in Lebanon and his wife. The ceremony was held  to commemorate The Great singer Umm Kulthum. Abdel Dayem  said that this celebration comes within the framework of the cultural bilateral cooperation between the two countries, stressing her desire to visit Lebanon to activate this cooperation and to  push it forward and to pave the way for more opportunities for the coming  cooperation, especially with  the ancient cultural rapprochement between the two peoples . It is worthy of note that the concert was animated  by the two Egyptian artists Mai Farouk and Marwa Naji and the Lebanese Symphony Orchestra.  The two singers presented a series of the most important songs of Umm Kulthum, and the Lebanese audience interacted strongly with the songs in The Castle of  Baalbek. For her part , Mrs. Nayla do Freij  ,The president of the festival, ,remembered the concerts  of Mrs. Umm Kulthum held in  Baalbek Castle in 1966, 68  and 70, which was attended by thousands of her fans  .

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