Naguib Mahfouz’s secrets, the focus of the 1st Culture & Creativity Forum seminar



Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 02:15 GMT


Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 02:15 GMT

FILE - Late Nobel winning writer Naguib Mahfouz

FILE - Late Nobel winning writer Naguib Mahfouz

CAIRO – 28 December 2020: The activities of the Culture and Creativity Forum organized by the Cultural Development Fund sector were launched in the Artistic Creativity Cinema Center.


 The inaugural symposium bore the title: "Naguib Mahfouz ... New Visions."


The participants in it tried to reveal new secrets in the life of Nobel winner, late Naguib Mahfouz, in the presence of Head of the Cultural Development Fund Fathi Abdel-Wahab, Head of the National Library & Archives Nevine Mohammed, Head of the Forum Tarek el-Taher and a large number of intellectuals and writers.


Fathi Abdel-Wahab commented on the launch of the forum by saying: "It is time for the fund sector to have a forum and a literary salon befitting the fund’s history and mission, and to become the jewel of the fund’s activities."


For his part, Tarek Al-Taher thanked the fund sector for adopting the idea of ​​establishing a forum.


He added that the forum will include, during its next stages, seminars, lectures and round tables,


He also stated that the forum’s activities will not be limited to Cairo, but will extend to many governorates that witness a great cultural momentum.


Regarding the title of the first seminar, Al-Taher said that Naguib Mahfouz is a special case in the history of Egyptian culture, and that he still needs a lot of studying.







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