Festivals & Conferences
7th edition of Aswan International Festival of Culture & Arts
Sunday، 17 February 2019 - 05:01 PM
Under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture, the 7th edition of Aswan International Festival of Culture and Arts holds on February 17-22, which is organized by the General Authority for Cultural Palaces under its chairman Ahmed Awwad.
There are 17 countries from Africa, Asia and Europe takes part in the cultural festival.
The festival includes 26 events in addition to a carnival that will be held to mark sun alignment on Ramses II statue on February 22.
Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayemsaid the 7th edition of the festival comes in the beginning of the cultural celebrations set to be held on the occasion of Egypt's assuming the presidency of the African Union and President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's announcement of Aswan as the capital of African youth.
Such moves ensure that Egypt has restored its leading role in the regional and international arenas, Abdel Dayem added.
Sunday February 17, 2019
Monday February 18, 2019
Delivering a speech at the opening of the seventh session of Aswan International Festival of Culture and Arts, Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayem said that Aswan's hosting of a myriad of cultural and artistic events during the current period conveys a strong message to the world that Egypt witnesses stable security conditions. More