Diwan Bookstores offer storytelling for children

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 17 Aug 2021

Diwan Zamalek
Diwan Zamalek

Diwan Bookstore

1, Road 254, Degal, Maadi, Tel 010 98887326 

Mon 23, 6-7.30pm: Egyptian colloquial storytelling for children starting the age of three by Nadine Guinedy.

159, 26th of July St, Zamalek, Tel 01222 40 7084 

Mon 30, 6-7.30pm: Egyptian colloquial storytelling for children starting the age of three by Nadine Guinedy. 


French Cultural Institute

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

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. 


Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Sun 29, 2pm: A visual arts workshop, supervised by professor Adel Badr, includes drawing, design, and sculpture to motivate the center's pioneers of children and youth to think about using films as a visual stimulus. 

Sun 15 and Mon 16, 1pm: “Design and Make your Doll with your own Hands and Materials from the House”, a puppet workshop is held under the supervision of Roqaya Ahmed, where a number of materials available at home are used, including white cloth, satin, fiber, wood pieces, wire, scissors, and thread.  

Fri 20, Sat 21, Fri 27, and Sat 28, 4pm: “Design your own Infographics”, a free course in graphic art supervised by artist Heba Oraiba. The workshop includes introducing the photoshop programme, introducing infographics, design principles, and applications, training on the workshop’s final project about the subject of the environment and water issues.


On Saturdays and Wednesdays of every week at 12noon, a workshop entitled, “Still Life and Portraiture” for learning the basics and principles of drawing under the supervision of Rehab Abdel-Hamid


On Sundays and Fridays of each week at 1pm, an artistic, environmental, and handicraft workshop is held, under the supervision of Mohamed Abdel-Halim, to teach the center’s goers and people of special abilities, handicrafts, art, jewelry, and accessory making. 


On Saturdays at 4pm, a workshop will be held “Discover Your Talents” in the fields of playing music and singing, in cooperation with Awladna Foundation for people with special abilities.

On Mondays of every week at12noon, a number of events are designed by the centre for people with special abilities, including film screenings, computer games, storytelling, and visual arts workshops.



*A version of this article appears in print in the 19 August, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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