Egypt’s cultural digest Aug. 1: Ministry of Antiquities re-opens King Farouk’s resting house in Helwan Tuesday; Egypt agrees to establish Federation of Arab Journalists’ library in Cairo
Late King Farouk of Egypt was saluting Egyptian military- YOUM7 (archive)
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Ministry of Antiquities re-opens King Farouk’s resting house in Helwan Tuesday

Egyptian Minister of Antiquities will inaugurate Tuesday late King Farouk’s resting house in Helwan city, southern Cairo, after five-year hiatus, Youm7 reported.

The resting house has turned into a museum includes artifacts belonged to the Muhammad Ali dynasty. The museum has been closed since 2011 due to the security vacuum after the January 25 Uprising.

 

10-day caricature exhibition in Ismailia Cultural Center

Cultural Center of the Mediterranean cit, Ismailia, hosted Monday a caricature exhibition that will last for 10 days, Youm7 reported. The exhibition cartoons tackle issues of peace, pollution, and terrorism.

 

Egypt agrees to establish Federation of Arab Journalists’ library in Cairo

Egyptian Minister of Culture Helmy al-Namnam agreed on establishing a library in Cairo to be affiliated to the Federation of Arab Journalists, Youm7 reported. The Ministry added that the ministry will provide the library with a total of 15,000 books.

 

 

Ministry of Culture Ok’s Aswan Festival for Women Films

Al-Namnam has also agreed on a project of Aswan Festival for Women Films that will be held on February 21 to 28, 2016, state owned newspaper al-Ahram reported.

 

 

Aug.4: Hurghada Marina Summer festival #2 kicks off

Hurghada Marina Summer festival #2 will kick off Thursday, Aug. 4, in Hurghada Marina Boulevard at 7:30 p.m.

Address: Sqala Hurghada

Phone: +20 128 126 5111

Free Entrance for for all

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