The Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) continues its cultural activities after opening its doors to the public on July 1. Here is today’s, Saturday, program.
From 10 am to 12 pm, a program dedicated to children will kick off under the theme of “Atfalna” (Our Children). It will introduce various activities for children such as a talk about environment by Higra El Sawy, followed by a seminar about cinema and a film screening.
Next, “Timo and Farfor” animated show will be screened. The upcoming episode will be dedicated to folk songs. After the show, two storytelling sessions will start, and one of them will be hosted by Fatima El Maadool.
From 12 pm to 2 pm, there will be a program dedicated to fine arts. It will start with a seminar hosted by renowned artist Dr. Salah Anani, it will be followed by a monotyping workshop with artist Farah Salama, finally, an art critique session with Dr. Tarek Abdel Aziz will conclude the program.
From 2 pm to 4 pm, it will be history and reading time. It will start with a seminar about Selim Hassan’s “Mawsoet Misr” and reading for part 11 of the iconic encyclopedia hosted by Dr. Ali Abdel Rahem. After that, two sessions about Marie Madkour's "Aaleyet El Maqam" and “Katiemt El Asrar” by Nasr Raa'fat will be streamed.
From 4 pm to 6 pm, there will be a talk about culture and philosophy. It will start with a seminar about Dr. Ahmed El Hamroush by Dr. Khalaf El Mery and Dr. Samia Habib. It will be followed by a book seminar for “Horoob El Gil El Rabee" by Dr. Omar Mohamed Ali.
From 6 pm to 8 pm, it will be poetry time, the poetry activities for the ninth day will be headlined by the iconic poet Mohamed El Boghdadi, and trending poet Hesham El Gagh.
From 8 pm to 10 pm, an interview will be conducted with Dr. Mostafa Razaz, followed by a tribute to Mahmoud Khatib.
At 10 pm, the final activity of the day will kick-off. It will consist of an animated film "Mashbak Shaa'r" screening that directed by Atiya Adel Khairy.