Cultural, artistic events of the day



Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 02:50 GMT


Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 02:50 GMT

FILE - National Theater Festival

FILE - National Theater Festival

CAIRO – 20 December 2020: A number of cultural and artistic events will be held on December 20, including the launch of the Thirteenth National Theater Festival.


The activities of the National Theater Festival, which will be held from December 20 to January 4, 2021, will be launched.


The 13th edition is titled "Fathers", on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Egyptian theater, which bears gratitude to the pioneers of Egyptian theater, who took upon themselves the message of theater to reach all.


The 13th National Theater Festival will be inaugurated by Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem.


Furthermore, the activities of the 3rd Canal Region and Sinai Cultural Conference will launch, which is organized by the General Authority for Cultural Palaces and will be held during the period from December 20 to 22.


Ashraf el-Mashrahani, director general of the North Sinai Culture Directorate, said that the conference is organized in the city of Ismailia, with the participation of Sinai writers and the governorates of the Canal.


Moreover, the House of Arabic Poetry [Beit el Set Wassila] will hold, at 6 p.m., a special poetry night about the late poet Rifaat Salam, who passed away on  December 6.


The Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Department of Manuscripts, in cooperation with the Department of Arabic Language at the Faculty of Education, Alexandria University, celebrates the World Arabic Language Day through a conference that takes place over three days at the Library's headquarters, from December 20 to 22.


Last but not least, Al-Alsun College at Ain Shams University organizes a cultural day celebrating the World Arabic Language Day. The ceremony will witness a symposium by Mostafa el-Feki, director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, entitled "The Contemporary Arab Contribution to International Culture."





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