El Sawy Culturewheel to launch tolerance campaign

Ahram Online, Tuesday 13 Nov 2012

Campaign to promote gender, religious and cultural tolerance will begin Wednesday at El Sawy Culturewheel; 4-day event will include musical performances, workshops and discussion groups

Tolerance Days

El Sawy Culturewheel is launching a campaign to promote tolerance in collaboration with UN Egypt and a number of NGOs. The focus of ‘Tolerance Days’ will be on gender, religion, and culture.

The four-day event will feature workshops, discussions and performances by Masar Egbari, Ana Masry, Mascara, and the Puppet Theatre. 

NGOs and institutions supporting the campaign include Egyptian Centre for Women's Rights, Swedish Institute, New Women Foundation, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty in Egypt, Centre for Egyptian Women's Legal Assistance, Anna Lindh Foundation, IBM Corporate Citizenship Department, and UN Egypt.


13 November - Gender Tolerance Day

8.30pm – 10 pm

Mascara Concert

Wisdom hall


14 November- Religious Tolerance Day

8.30pm – 10pm

Ana Masry Concert

Wisdom hall


16th November (Friday) - International Day for Tolerance

◦ 8.00 pm – 10 pm Concert – Masar Egbary – River hall – LE25

◦ Introduction led by Mena El Sawy (10 minutes). Introduction starts at 8pm 


15 November - Cultural Tolerance Day

8.30pm – 10pm 

Puppet theatre 

Wisdom hall


16 November - International Day for Tolerance

8pm – 10pm 

Masar Egbary

River hall


All activities take place at El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July St, Zamalek.

More info here.


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