The French Cultural Institute offers exciting scientific workshops for children

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 13 Jul 2021

Scientific workshops for children at the French Cultural Institute
Scientific workshops for children at the French Cultural Institute

French Cultural Institute

The Institute has launched its new website at the beginning of 2021. You can visit it through this link:

The new website is carefully designed to meet your requirements and facilitate access to information. It is also fast, easy to use, and offers a variety of content and new ways to communicate with the institute. With one click, you can view the spaces devoted to French language courses, Arabic language courses, various events in all branches (exhibitions, conferences, and cultural events). In addition to contacting the institute directly by sending your messages to any of its sectors through its website. If you have difficulty completing the French language courses at the headquarters of the French Institute in Egypt in Mounira, Heliopolis, New Cairo, Sheikh Zayed and Alexandria, you can continue them online. It takes the health of its customers very seriously and has implemented strict health measures to provide you with the best possible educational conditions. Wearing a mask is mandatory for all and physical spacing is respected in the classroom and in the building.

For more information flock to the institute’s website[email protected]
You can choose the branch you prefer and see the French language courses for adults and children that are appropriate for you and register there. You can also call the institute at the following numbers: 01205558639/01227484951/
01222196984, from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.


French Cultural Institute

Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800 

Media Library

Fri 16,11am: “Story Time”, every Friday morning, the Mounira media library invites its young audience to start the day with Story Time with stories read aloud. Salma Mohsein will introduce children to stories that will take them to new horizons, where words have a magical power. Mohsein is a teacher, translator and non-professional actress. She leads theatre workshops in French for children and adolescents.

Fri 30, 11am-1pm: Scientific workshop for children from 6 years old by Taïna Cluzeau, light a candle without touching it, bend the metal effortlessly, levitate tea… So many impressive magic tricks. Cluzeau will transform children into apprentice magicians but above all they will discover together the scientific side of magic tricks.


Italian Cultural Institute 

Registration for August 2021 online conversation courses is open. The course will last 18 hours and will be carried out through Zoom connection with native teachers. Duration: from 8 to 31 August, 2021 - Schedule: 3 times a week (Sunday/Tuesday/Thursday or Saturday/Monday/Wednesday, from 5 to 7pm or from 7 to 11pm). For further information write to [email protected]


Italy has been celebrating the 700th anniversary of the passing of Dante Alighieri. Also, the Italian Institute continues to post videos in Arabic with translations from Dante Alighieri’s masterpiece The Divine Comedy to bring the Arab-speaking public closer to the work of the supreme poet. Videos are directed by Giabluca Barbadori, with the special participation of Ashraf Farouk, Amir Salaheddin, Sherine Hegazy, and Sara El-Mokadem.


*A version of this article appears in print in the 8 July, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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