​Don’t miss a conversation about Cairo’s Contemporary Art Scene with Kevin Krapf

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 18 Jul 2023

Kevin Krapf
Kevin Krapf

 

Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre

1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts. 

Weekly from Sunday to Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The fourth edition of the presidential initiative Egypt’s Artisans. 

 

 

Heliopolis Library

42 Al-Oroba St, off Beirut St, Misr Al-Gedida, Tel 011 42464426

Fri 21, 7pm: An evening of poetry features poet Mahmoud El-Kerety

Tues 25, 6pm: “The Egyptian Forum for Media” introduces General Tarek El-Mahdy (open to the public). 

 

 

Italian Cultural Institute

3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791

IIC Theatre

Thurs 27, 6pm: “Summer Camp Sing and learn with Ramona Melchionda” enjoy your time, by making new friends while practicing Italian language, listening to famous Italian songs and gaining new vocabulary, with the native Italian instructor Ramona Melchionda. To register go to [email protected]  

 

 

Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077

Oriental Hall

Mon 24, 6.30pm-7.30pm: “A Conversation about Cairo’s Contemporary Art Scene” panel discussion will be moderated by artist Kevin Krapf (see Exhibitions in Listings Page).
 

 

ALEXANDRIA 

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Port Said St, Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Under the title “Inheritance of the Ancestors”, Bibliotheca Alexandrina offers, through its Museum of Manuscripts of the Cultural Communication Sector, a series of free lectures and workshops for children and school students aging from 10 to 14 years old. This is during the summer vacation from the 21 June to 30 August, at 10am. The lectures aim to introduce UNESCO, its objectives and role in preserving heritage and the number of sites registered in UNESCO. In addition to introducing the child and youth to the meaning of heritage and its types of tangible and intangible heritage, natural and cultural heritage such as temples, archaeological sites, popular proverbs, folk dance, and natural areas. It will also display the heritage of the Arabs which we still use in our daily life such as coffee, public baths, fountains, textiles, shoes, and chess.

Please note that reservations are on a first-come-first-served basis through the website, and reservation will be confirmed by contacting the participants

http://manuscriptsmuseum.bibalex.org/Presen.../Homepage.aspx


* A version of this article appears in print in the 20 July, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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