Minister of Culture Attends The celebrations of Egypt's Presidency of The African Union
Monday، 18 February 2019 - 04:18 PM
Abdel-Dayem: Egypt has become an artistic forum that gathers the peoples of the world and international participation is considered to be a slapped on the face of terrorism.
16 countries participate in celebrations of the Ministry of Culture on the occasion of Egypt presidency of the African Union
Minister of Culture Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem said that the opening ceremony of the celebration of the seventh Edition of Aswan International Festival of Culture and Arts reflects the value and status of Egypt regionally and internationally as it highlights and promotes intercultural dialogue and cultural communication with the world, adding that culture and creativity are the best means to build bridges of communication between human beings and raise awareness to counter extremism. This is reflected in the presence of all these international participations in Egypt- the land of civilization. Plus, this is also a slap on the face of black terrorism. As The arts and culture are Egypt's soft power in the face of terrorism .
Started at It is worthy of note that the opening ceremonies started on Sunday 17 February, by inaugurating the festival -organized by the General Organization of for Culture Palaces, headed by Dr. Ahmed Awwad and in cooperation with the foreign cultural relations sector, headed by Dr. Heba Yousefwith the participation of 23 artistic troupes from 16 countries representing three continents , 10 of them are African :- (Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is the guest of honor for this session, Mauritius, Ghana and Kenya. As well as six other countries of the Asian and European continents (China, Indonesia, Jordan, Palestine. They represented a mixture of folkloric performances representing their cultural and artistic heritage . They integrated and gathered the culture and arts of the three continents of the world into joint artistic performances.