The Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) continues its cultural activities after opening its doors to the public on July 1. Here is today’s, Friday, 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 creating designs from the wood workshop with artist Fatima Abou El Wafa, 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 10 of the iconic encyclopedia hosted by Dr. Ali Abdel Rahem. After that, two sessions about Mohamed Abdel Hady’s “Ya Hady” and “Darb El Aama” by Mohamed Abdel Hakam 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. Hamed Amaar by Dr. Shebl Badran and Dr. Sami Nassar.
It will be followed by a book seminar for “Fy El Naqd El Mosiqy” by Dr. Fathy El Khamesy. 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 ninth day will be headlined by Wadie Saada.
From 8 pm to 10 pm, there will be an interview with Dr. Radwan El Sayed, followed by a tribute to Anis Mansour.
At 10 pm, the final activity of the day will kick-off. It will consist of a play named "Genan Fi Genan" by the Theater House.