The Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) continues its cultural activities after opening its doors to the public on July 1. Here is today’s, Wednesday, 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, a storytelling session will start, and it will be followed by 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 will start with a seminar hosted by renowned artist Dr. Salah Anani, it will be followed by a painting with leather workshop with artist Nouby Badie, 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 7 of the iconic encyclopedia hosted by Dr. Hassan Selim. After that, two sessions about Reda Soliman’s “Ontha Fi El Gewar” and “Nisaaeyat” by Mona Mansour 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. Mostafa Sawan by Dr. Amaal Kamal and Dr. Mohamed Khatab.
It will be followed by book seminars for “El Tatarof El Mansoub Lel Dien Wa Tadaeyatoh” by Dr. Ahmed Karima and "El Esham El Arabi El Moasaer Fi El Thaqafa El Aalameya" by Dr. Magdy Youssef. In addition, there is a booktubers session which will be introduced by Mai Magdy.
From 6 pm to 8 pm, it will be poetry time, the poetry activities for the seventh day will be headlined by Ahmed Sewalam.
From 8 pm to 10 pm, there will be an interview with Egyptian author Ibrahim Abdel Maguid, followed by a tribute to Waheed Hamid.
At 10 pm, the final activity of the day will kick-off. It will consist of a theatrical folk dance show by the international Reda Ensemble for Folk Arts