Supervisor Elham AbolFateh
Editor in Chief Mohamed Wadie

CIBF Cultural Activities: Get to Know 11th Day Program

Sun 11 Jul 2021 | 11:45 AM
Rana Atef

The Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) continues its cultural activities after opening its doors to the public on July 1. Here is today’s, Sunday, 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 fine arts by Ismail El Nazer, followed by a seminar about cinema and a film screening.

Next, “Timo and Farfor” animated show will be screened. 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 painting with watercolors workshop with artist Noor El Din Hussein, 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 12 of the iconic encyclopedia hosted by Dr. Ali Abdel Rahem. After that, two sessions about "Hikayat El Balto El Abyad" by Reda Saleh and “Zilal El Hob” by Amal Khalifa 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. Shoukry Ayaad by Dr. Khairy Douma and Dr. Fihr Mahmoud Shaker. It will be followed by a book seminar for “Gamileyat El Hodoor El Ferouny Fi Riwayat Naguib Mahfouz” by Dr. Mohamed Hassan Abdullah.

From 6 pm to 8 pm, it will be poetry time, today's poetry activities will be headlined by the iconic poet Mohamed El Boghdadi, and trending poet Hesham El Gagh.

From 8 pm to 10 pm,. Mostafa Ran will conducted an interview with Djibouti Ambassador Mohamed Zohr Harsi, followed by a tribute to Naguib Mahfouz.

At 10 pm, the final activity of the day will kick-off. It will consist of a folk theatrical performance by the National Troupe of Folk Arts.