Egyptian Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem met her Italian counterpart Alberto Bonisoli in Rome - Egypt Today.
CAIRO – 30 March 2019: Egyptian Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem met her Italian counterpart Alberto Bonisoli in Rome. Abdel Dayem discussed with Italian Minister of Culture ways to boost Egyptian-Italian culture relations.
During the meeting Abdel Dayem assured that the cultural ties between the two countries have always had a positive impact in the art scene in Egypt, especially in the field of opera.
The two ministers discussed number of proposals for the establishment of joint cultural events between the Egypt and Italy. Abdel Dayem invited her Italian counterpart to visit Egypt at the end of the year.
The Arab Language and Culture Festival, organized by the Catholic University of Milan, will honour Abdel Dayem during the closing ceremony of the festival's fourth edition.
Abdel Dayem has been selected by the organizing committee as a distinctive model for creative Arab women, and will be honoured in the presence of Ambassador of Egypt to Italy Hisham Badr, Head of University of Milan Mario Gatti, Consul General of Egypt in Milan Ehab Abu Srea, Director of the Academy of Arts in Rome Gehan Zaki, as well as a number of public figures and members of the Arab community in Italy.
For her part, Abdel Dayem dedicated the honoring to all Egyptian and Arab women, asserting that Egypt's leadership at the regional and international levels brought attention to the achievements of women in the local and Arab communities.
Abdel Dayem pointed out that the awards won by Arab women represent appreciation of women who made a positive change in their personal and working lives.
Held under the title “Shahrazad outside the palace ... How to change the presence of women in the public space in language, literature and arts”, the fourth edition of the Arab Language and Culture Festival kicked off on March 28-30.
The festival included several events that reflect the Arab civilization such as book exhibitions, cultural symposiums, poetry evenings and musical concerts.