Don’t miss author Sherif Arafa’s talk at Diwan Bookstore

Reham El-Adawi , Monday 2 Aug 2021

Sherif Arafa
Sherif Arafa

Diwan Bookstore
105, Abu Bakr El-Seddiq St, Heliopolis, Misr Algedida, Tel 02 2690 8184/85/ 0122 6000168
Thurs 29, 7pm: A meeting with author and researcher in positive psychology Dr. Sherif Arafa.

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 [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 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.

El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)
River Hall
Fri 30, 8pm: An evening of poetry with poet Hisham Algakh.
Sun 1, 7pm: A poetry night with Mohamed Antar and Mohamed Amer.



 *A version of this article appears in print in the 29 July, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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