Egypt’s social, culture digest Aug. 7: 90% of restoration of Suez torched churches completed; premarital counseling seminars to reduce Egypt’s high divorce rate
(Archived) Side of restoration of works of the of St. Abanoub Coptic Orthodox Church in Nile Delta's Gharbiya, Photo published on Youm7.

CAIRO: No more browsing from site to site, view the top social and culture news stories on August 7 here:

 

Sawy Cultural Wheel launches book fair Monday

Sawy Cultural Wheel in Zamalek district, Giza, will launch a five-day book fair starting from Monday and lasting until Saturday.

The fair will be held at the Nahr Hall; the event program will include seminars, book signs, workshops and cultural competitions.

 

Completion of 90% of restoration works of torched churches in Suez

The armed forces have finalized 90 percent of restoration works of churches that were torched amid riots and violence erupted in Suez governorate following the 2013 dispersal of Rabaa Square sit-in, according to Youm7.

 

Pictures of artifacts at Egyptian crafts exhibition

Youm7 has published pictures of pieces to be displayed at the Egyptian crafts exhibition, which will be inaugurated within the coming months at the National Museum of Civilization.

pictures of pieces to be displayed at the Egyptian crafts exhibition, which will be inaugurated within the coming months at the National Museum of Civilization. Photo by Youm7.

pictures of pieces to be displayed at the Egyptian crafts exhibition, which will be inaugurated within the coming months at the National Museum of Civilization. Photo by Youm7.

 

pictures of pieces to be displayed at the Egyptian crafts exhibition, which will be inaugurated within the coming months at the National Museum of Civilization. Photo by Youm7.

pictures of pieces to be displayed at the Egyptian crafts exhibition, which will be inaugurated within the coming months at the National Museum of Civilization. Photo by Youm7.

 

Premarital counseling seminars to reduce high divorce rate in Egypt

“Know Your Rights and Duties” is an initiative aiming to reduce high rate of divorce in Egypt through premarital counseling seminars for couples and also newlyweds.

The initiative has launched three years ago in Alexandria, and conducted a total of 57 seminars thus far in different governorates.

Organized by Azhar scholars and Ministry of Youth, the initiative lectures couples about different issues like: marital disputes and child-rearing.

 

“Libya Market” in Egypt’s Marsa Matrouh

Souq Libya or (Libya market) is located in the Mediterranean city of Marsa Matrouh, bordering from the west with the North African country Libya.

The market is known since the eighties for selling products imported from Libya, representing the expanded trade movement between the two countries.

Libya market is one of the most famous markets in Matrouh, where vacationers flush to buy herbal and Bedouin products, pure olive oil, clothes, and bags at low prices.

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