Don’t miss novelist Reem Bassiouny’s open discussion at Diwan Bookstore in the North Coast

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 1 Aug 2023

Bassiouny
Bassiouny

 

 

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. 

 

 

 

Diwan Bookstore

Diplomats Village 3, North Coast, Alexandria 

Sat 5, 1pm: An open discussion with bestselling novelist Reem Bassiouny.  

 

 

 

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 3 August, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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