​Don’t miss Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s series of free lectures and workshops for children and school students

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 25 Jul 2023

 

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. 

 

 

Greater Cairo Library

15 Mohamed Mazhar St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 2278

Sat 29, 5pm: A book review and discussion of the book, China in the New Era, by Essam Sharaf, Emad El-Azraq, and Ahmed El-Sayyed.

 

 

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]  

 

 

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 27 July, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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