Don’t miss the 12th edition of El-Sawy Culturewheel Book Fair

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 9 Aug 2022

El-Sawy Culturewheel
El-Sawy Culturewheel

 

Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581

Every Saturday and Tuesday, 1pm: Enshad Dini (religious chanting) workshop by Munshid Mahmoud Al-Tohamy.

Every Sunday and Thursday, 4pm: The singing workshop of Amir Taz Palace Choir. 

 

 

Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arab Oud House)

Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174

Every Saturday, 3pm: Teaching music theories to students applying to professor Marwa Abdel-Moneim

Teaching reading musical notes for beginners, by Professor Elham El-Hajj, 4pm. 

Saturday and Wednesday of every week, 4pm - 8pm: Teaching the sections of the Arab Oud House (the oud, and the mandolin). 

 

The Child Creativity Centre (Beit Al-Aini)

Al-Azhar district, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2514 2990 

Every Saturday, 10am: Chess tournament for kids with Hoda Salah. A workshop for the children’s choir of Beit Al-Aini, supervised by Iman Suleiman, 11am. “Yalla Music” workshop for teaching musical instruments by Hebat Allah Bahaa, 1.30pm. Workshops for auditions and theatrical acting supervised by Mohamed Ezzat, 4.30pm. 

Sunday of every week, 12pm: Art and etiquette workshop by Rahma Mohsen. 

Every Monday, 10am: Glove puppets making workshop by artist Rahma Mahgoub

Wednesday of every week, 2pm: “Decorations”, visual art workshops. 

 

 

El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

River Hall

Thurs 11- Tues 16, 12noon-9pm: The 12th edition of El-Sawy Culturewheel Book Fair. The fair activities include workshops and signing ceremonies. Twenty-five publishing houses are participating including Dar Al Maaref, Nahdet Misr, Bedaya Foundation, Book Juice, the ministries of Tourism and Antiquities, and Tashkeel. The participating houses announced discounts of up to 70%. The fair will present discussions of recent publications by writers such as Mohamed Tarek, artist Alaa Morsi, and his new book I Will Talk About Them, Maryam Ali, Nancy Semeida, and Mohamed Khamis’s book Kemet’s Cradle.

 

 

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Every Monday, 1pm: Art workshop, teaching drawing supervised by Rahma Mohsen

Every Saturday, 12pm: Artistic skills development workshop with Sarah El-Guindy. Embroidery art workshop with Amany Reda, 2pm. 

Every Sunday, 12pm: Wax making workshop with professor Dalia El-Sherbiny

Every Wednesday, 2pm: Arabic calligraphy workshop with Mohamed Fawzy

Every Friday, 2pm: Doll making workshop with Rahma Mahgoub

Saturday and Wednesday of every week: a workshop (integration) for Talaat Harb choir team and people with special abilities, 1pm.

Every Thursday, 1pm: Reading and narration workshop. 

Every Saturday, 12pm: Artistic workshops and skills development for people with special abilities, supervised by professor Dalia El-Sherbiny

Every Sunday, 8pm: “Information and Question” an online workshop and “Book of Delivery”, a book summary on the center’s Facebook and WhatsApp pages.

 

ALEXANDRIA 

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Mon 25 July- Thurs 8 September: Taha Hussein Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired, which belongs to Department of specialized library services, presents its “Summer Activities” programme. For full information go to  

Taha Hussein Library-Bibliotheca Alexandrina Facebook page.  


*A version of this article appears in print in the 11 August, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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