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 is “Atfalna” (Our Children) program having various activities for children such as fine arts talk by Ismail El Nazer, followed by a seminar about cinema and a film screening.
Next is a screening for the animated show “Timo and Farfor.” The upcoming episode will be dedicated to folk songs. Next is a seminar about stories and writers, finally is a seminar dedicated to children’s talents by Wafaa El Hakim.
From 12 pm to 2 pm there will be a program dedicated to fine arts. It starts with a seminar hosted by renowned artist Dr. Salah Anani, followed by accessories designing workshop with Dr. Karam Masoud, finally is an art critique session with Dr. Tarek Abdel Aziz.
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 3 of the iconic encyclopedia hosted by Dr. Hassan Selim, followed by two sessions about Farah Adel's “Kan Lak Maa'ya” and “Hayah Moa'kata” by Himdan Attiya.
From 4 pm to 6 pm there will be a talk about culture and philosophy. It will start with a seminar about Dr. Ahmed Abou Zied by Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Ghonim, and Dr. Said El Masry.
It will be followed by book seminars for “Corona Wa El Din Wa El Hayah."
From 6 pm to 8 pm it will be poetry time, the poetry activities for the third day will be headlined by iconic poet Farid Abo Seeda.
From 8 pm to 10 pm there will be an interview with Tunisian thinker Youssef Sedek, followed by a tribute to Youssef Idris.
At 10 pm, the final activity of the day will kick off. It will consist of a folk dance performance by El Horeya troupe.