At the beginning of 2021, the Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem launched the heritage tours initiative, which is the fourth project of the “Memory of the City” series.
In 2020, the Egyptian Ministry of Culture has implemented 10 intellectual and artistic initiatives and projects in accordance with the strategic directions of the Egyptian state to achieve sustainable development goals.
430 signs have been posted in several other buildings so far, and that incident is the first of its kind.
Head of the National Organization for Urban Harmony Mohammed Abu Saada, revealed that the organization is currently preparing a "tour" project for the two initiatives, "Story of a Street" and “lived Here”.
The film documents the stories of Egypt’s streets and shows the areas where the Egyptian icons lived.
According to the head of the National Organization for Urban Harmony, 200 influential individuals have already been chosen and the search for more continues.
“Lived Here" project to commemorate Egypt's cultural figures by putting signs with QR codes at the entrance of their houses.