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Culture Palace of Banha to be officially inaugurated on Thursday

With renovation complete, culture minister Saber Arab and governor of Qalioubiya are to open the Culture Palace of Banha on Thursday 30 August

Ahram Online, Tuesday 28 Aug 2012
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Minister of Culture Saber Arab along with Governor of Qalioubiya Adel Zayed and head of the General Authority of Culture Palaces poet Saad Abdul-Rahman are to inaugurate the Culture Palace of Banha and the Children's Palace on Thursday 30 August, after the completion of renovation on both the culture ministry announced.

According to Ahram Arabic, the Culture Palace of Benha and the Children's Palace are both located on 2,225 square metres and have been renovated at a cost of LE 27 million.

The Culture Palace of Banha is located in Banha, the capital of the governorate of Qalioubiya in the north of Cairo on the Nile Delta. It consists of three floors. Its first floor has a reception area, visitors' centre, a hall of fine arts, and a theatre.

On its second floor the focus is on Egyptian folklore and cultural heritage; here visitors will find training and workshops rooms for folk art, music. There is a women's club and information technology club for young people serving the Banha community. The third floor includes a public library and a number of rooms for film screenings and seminars.

 

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