16 September 2019 06:11 AM

Culture Mins. inaugurates Mahfouz Exhibition “Sealed “in the Headquarters of his Museum

Monday، 02 September 2019 - 11:03 AM
Abdel Dayem inaugurates Mahfouz Exhibition “Sealed “in the Headquarters of his Museum


Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, inaugurated an exhibition titled "Naguib Mahfouz – with the Seal” organized by The Cultural Development Fund Sector in  Mahfouz Museum in Tekkeyet Abou El Dahab.

 

The ceremonies were attended by Dr. Fathi Abdel Wahab, Head of the Sector, writer Youssef El-Qaed, Dr. Ashraf Zaki. The exhibition will lasts until 8 September.

For her part, Abel Dayem, Minister of Culture, appreciated the idea of the exhibition, stressing that it represents an important step towards preserving the memory of the symbols of Egypt's soft power and it shows to the public a part of the personal life of our creators who may be unknown to many of us.

The exhibition  was prepared by journalist Tarek El Taher and it contains more than 70 governmental documents bearing the seal of “the Egyptian eagle” taken from the book entitled “Khetm Al- Nisr- The seal of the eagle “written by Tareq Al Tahrn about Mahfouz personal life.

 The exhibition presents  Mahfouz’s life starting from: the certificate of the primary school and shows: the signature of "Mahfouz"  in Arabic and foreign languages, his certificates in various stages until his Bachelor of Arts from the Egyptian University, Mahfouz functional administrative documents - including  Ministerial decisions of his presidency of The Cinema Foundation,     financial disclosure endorsement, the ministerial decision of appointing Mahfouz in the Directors  Board of the Free Culture University  -People's University, in addition to  many private papers such as: property list, work confidential reports, some decisions taken in his presidency of “ The Artistic Censorship Authority “and  some many other important decisions.    

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