The French Cultural Institute
In this difficult period, we advise you tostay at home to prevent coronavirus and to protect your loved ones.The French Institute in Egypt offers you a variety of entertainment and educational proposals to do in your home alone or with your family.
Through the #of the French Institute, in Egypt, withyou, at home,the institutewill share withyou new information through which you can discover several fields, including: museums, audio-visual media, heritage, dance, science, education and language.Be on time with the instituteonits Facebook pageat 11am and 3pm.You can, in your home, alone or with your family, make virtual visits to museums, listen to audiobooks, watch parties, continue studying French online and enjoy leisure activities.
After school closures and an alert to limit movement and stay at home, the French Institute in Egypt reminds you that Culturethèqueis at your service especially for students and subscribers to one of its libraries. In your home, you can view the Culturethèque, a platform that allows you to read and download a large number of sources such as French newspapers, classic and contemporary literary novels, comics, children's books, and games. Also, you can listen to music and watch concerts and documentaries. You will also find effective and creative ways to study the French language. In this way, you and your children can benefit from your time at home in a constructive and entertaining way.
Due to the current and exceptional circumstances we are going through, the Culturethèque platform is only open free of charge. The subscription is through your learning card number and the subscription card in one of the libraries of the French Institute in Egypt and used as a user name.
Learn French with Culturethèque at: https://vimeo.com/333929979Learn about the platform at Culturethèque: https://vimeo.com/163372950
The Italian Cultural Institute
The Italian Cultural Institute in Cairooffers daily multimedia content to stay updated on the Italian language and culture even during the present situation of sanitary isolation. To follow these digital contents, connect to the institute’s official Facebook page: Italian Cultural Institute and Archaeological Center.You will find several categories representative of the best of the Italian cultural industries, including literature, language, art, cinema, and archeology.
The instituteinvites you to follow the hashtags # We Are Italy and#Stay Tuned on IIC CAIRO: comment and share cultural content with your friends.In addition, the Italian Cultural Institute presents on the other social channels: Instagram and Twitter: STAY TUNED ON IIC CAIRO.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 16 April, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly