Housing Ministry to inaugurate Youth for Culture Reform CONF



Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 01:40 GMT


Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 01:40 GMT

Culture Minister Helmy al-Namnam – Press Photo

Culture Minister Helmy al-Namnam – Press Photo

CAIRO – 30 July 2017: In light of what the Egyptian culture witnessed of significant decline in product quality levels, journalist and Culture Minister Helmy al-Namnam inaugurates Youth for Culture Reform Conference Sunday, July 30 at 6 p.m. in the small theatre at the Opera House.

The conference will extend till August 3 in Luxor culture Palace within events of Luxor the Capital of Arab Culture Festival 2017, which includes five general sessions beside 11 others that will discuss special subjects for the talented.

Egyptian youth is the largest powerful layer of the society, so the conference seeks to exploit this power in development and culture reform process, especially because of what youth have of new ideas and visions which can help in the reformation process.

The axes of the conference will vary between: the cultural connection between generations, culture facing violence and radicalism, and role of youth in protecting the national heritage.

The categories of participation are:

1- Performance arts like: theatre, dancing, and cinema.

2- Music and singing.

3- Fine arts: drawing, sculpture, photography, penmanship, and graffiti.

4- Heritage and antiques.

5- Literature: poetry, story, and novel.

6- Volunteering and cultural projects pioneers.

Events of the conference will include: general sessions, parallel dialogue workshops, training course in cultural management, and entertainment program.

The ages will range from 17 to 34 years; the venue of the conference will be in Luxor, which was chosen to be capital of Arab cultur, except the opening ceremony that takes place in Cairo.

The conference will be under patronage of Culture Ministry and youth culture committee in the Higher Council of Culture in cooperation with South Valley University and Luxor governorate.



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