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Festival promotes Egyptian crafts at Al-Azhar park

Between 30 June and 3 July the Egyptian local and traditional crafts festival will feature events for kids and art crafts

Ahram Online, Wednesday 29 Jun 2011

Four days of festival aim to help revive local Egyptian culture and cultural heritage.

Events will include an Egyptian crafts exhibition; a cultural tent holding daily interactive workshops; live music and puppet theatre organised by El Sawy Culturewheel; a crafts tent for children organised in cooperation with the Foundation for Arts and Crafts (AFCA) and performances by Egyptian artists.

Organisers also offer daily tours of the historical quarters, Al-Darb Al-Ahmar, which includes from Ayyubid Wall to Zuweila Gate. Points of interest include art installations with special light effects (in cooperation with Darb1718).

Official inauguration
30 June 5pm (although events start at midday)

30 June - 3 July
12noon - 10pm

Al Azhar Park, Salah Salem Rd.

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