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The Minister of Culture Inspects Naguib Mahfouz Museum , Preparing For Its Inauguration

Tuesday، 18 June 2019 - 12:37 PM

The Minister of Culture Inspects Naguib Mahfouz Museum , Preparing  For Its Inauguration

Abdel-Dayem: The opening of Naguib Mahfouz Museum in parallel with the celebrations of Egypt revolution 30June  and the artistic activities reflect the emotional nature of Naguib  Mahfouz. 

Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem , Minister of Culture,  visited the Literature Museum of Naguib Mahfouz in the building of Tkeit Abu Dahab in Al-Azhar in preparation for its opening at the end of this month , this coincide with Egypt's celebrations of 30 June  revolution. This visit was attended by the great writer Yusuf al-Qaid, Dr. Fathi Abdel Wahab, head of Cultural Development Fund  and Engineer Mohamed Abu Saada, head of Urban Harmony Organization .

Abdel-Dayem said that Culture Ministry defeated many challenges to complete  all the works and equipment of Naguib Mahfouz Museum, stressing that what has been accomplished is a pride for all Egyptians and it reflects the country's concern to  preserve the historical vocabulary that formed its soft power. She pointed to the re-shaping and beautification of the area facing the museum through a mural carried out by the National Organization for Urban Harmony  in cooperation with the Cairo Governorate  and through making a portrayal of Naguib Mahfouz in the middle of a number of historical minarets that represent the spirit of his writings, ,noting that the scenario of the presentation of the museum was expressed through the emotional character of Mahfouz.

Furthermore , The Minister  invited The organization and individuals to donate their holdings and collectibles to the display pavilion  in order to enrich them and shed light on the  unknown aspects of the life of the great writer.

It is worthy of note that The Naguib Mahfouz Museum consists of two floors, the first includes:-  auditoriums, a visual library, a public library, a library of the most important researches and studies on Naguib Mahfouz's works.  The second floor includes:-  a pavilion for  of certificates and medals obtained by Mahfouz  and another pavilion for his personal belongings with the old and modern prints works of Naguib Mahfouz with his hand writing , in addition to his translated works , cinema hall and several other halls bearing the names of ;- " Al- Hara - The Allay  " ," Rethaa -  lamentations"  ," Ahlam  Al Rahil -  Dreams of departure"  , " echoes of biography" ,  "  manifestations and noble"

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