Corona and a Pet: Egyptian children’s culture centre reaches out to younger viewers via YouTube

Ahram Online , Friday 3 Apr 2020

The animated film Corona and a Pet, which aims to help children understand the coronavirus, is part of the National Centre for Child Culture’s online releases

Corona and a Pet
Among the programmes in the NCCC’s line-up is Corona and a Pet, a short animated film for children that explains the spread of the novel coronavirus and methods of prevention in a way that is suitable for younger viewers.
Produced by the NCCC, Corona and a Pet is part of a series of educational programmes released by the centre that address the current pandemic.
The YouTube channel offers also numerous cultural programmes including films, songs, storytelling, theatre shows, and Aragoz performances, among others.
Other releases present young talents in a variety of creative disciplines and exhibitions dedicated to art by the youngest creators.
The new offerings are made available every day on the NCCC YouTube channel between 3pm and 5pm.

The releases follow the Ministry of Culture’s Culture Between Your Hands initiative, which has seen the ministry put up concerts and films on its YouTube channel daily.

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