“Awladna_- Our Children- Foundation” organized a press conference to announce the details of the beginning of the fifth edition of the forum scheduled to open on November 17.
The forum will be held under the slogan “Together We Restore Our Joy” under the patronage of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
The upcoming edition is an exceptional one in which people with special abilities meet with African, Chinese and European artistic teams.
Russia was chosen as the guest of honor for this year’s edition as part of Egypt and Russia’s celebration of the Year of Humanitarian Cooperation.
At the beginning, Suhair Abdel Qader, president and founder of the forum, thanked President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who supported the “Awladna” Foundation’s forum 5 years ago.
The president is keen to support children with special abilities, as well as Mrs. Intisar El-Sisi, who is also keen to support the Foundation’s activities.
The forum will be held according to strict precautionary measures in order to ensure the safety of the participants.
Abdel Qader pointed out that the forum contributes greatly to spreading optimism, love, supporting, and encouraging charitable work in the community, as well as the promotion of Egyptian tourism, whereby the celebration of foreign delegations participating, spreading a positive image and exporting the appropriate image that befits Egypt.
The artist “Ashraf Reda” stated that the fifth edition of the forum is witnessing many diverse cultural and artistic events.
He explained that the activities of the first day will be the opening of the exhibition of ” Awladna” paintings in plastic art, accompanied by the exhibition of heritage crafts, and the photography exhibition.
On the second day, a workshop for our children’s creativity will be mounted and the winners will be selected through a jury and the prizes will be distributed to the winners.
“Hala Sedky”, an actress, expressed her happiness to participate in the forum and to acquaintance of the children to her as they discuss her latest work.
Meanwhile, Murad Gatin, Director of the Russian Cultural Centers in Egypt, welcomed the selection of Russia as the guest of honor for this year’s forum, which is being held under the patronage of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sis.
Gatin stressed that this choice reflects the depth of bilateral relations and the status of Russian culture among Egyptian friends.
For his part, Sherif Gad, President of the Egyptian Association of Graduates of Russian and Soviet Universities and a member of the jury of Awladna creativity in performance, music and singing.
He affirmed his happiness to participate in the fifth edition of the forum and to deal with our children who have excessive feelings and artistic taste.
He also expressed his happiness for the participation of Russian children in the forum with reviews and singing as part of the process of international integration of people with special abilities led by Suhair Abdel Qader.
Translated by Ahmed Moamar