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The second Forum of Cultures held at Cairo University

Sixteen countries participated in the forum at Cairo University

Ahram Online , Wednesday 11 Dec 2019
A folk dance show from Palestine    Photo courtesy of the Faculty of Information
A folk dance show from Palestine (Photo courtesy of the Faculty of Information)
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A large number of students from the Faculty of Computers and Information, Arab and foreign students at Cairo University, and diplomats from 16 countries attended the second round of the Forum of Cultures, held at the Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University, on 9 December.
Dean of the Faculty of Information Howeida Mustafa carries a painting on show at Egypt
Dean of the Faculty of Information Howeida Mustafa carries a painting on show at Egypt's pavilion (Photo courtesy of the Faculty of Information)
 
Participating countries exhibited at their pavilions souvenirs that reflect their culture, rich history and heritage, including books, music records, paintings, and handicrafts. Nine countries performed folk dance shows. 
 
The Supreme Council of Antiquities, headed by Mostafa Waziri, participated in organising the Egyptian pavilion. Egypt presented Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes performance as well as traditional Upper Egyptian and Nubian dances.
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China's pavilion participating in the forum of cultures (Photo courtesy of the Faculty of Information)
 
The students participated in the activities of the forum, which closed on 6pm. The participating students from different countries were excited to to interact together and exchange knowledge in this cultural meeting.
 
The forum was organised under the patronage of Mohamed Othman Al-Khousht, president of Cairo University, and Howeida Mostafa, dean of the Faculty of Information, under the supervision of Laila Abdel-Meguid, former dean of the faculty and director of the Quality Unit, and Bassant Mourad, in charge of the Friends of Quality Society.
The pavilion of Kuwait at the forum (Photo courtesy of the Faculty of Information)
The pavilion of Kuwait at the forum (Photo courtesy of the Faculty of Information)
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