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In the framework of the activities of The First Cultural And Artistic Festival of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation hosted by Egypt, a sports marathon will be held on Friday 8 February in participation with the participating countries and a group of volunteers starting from Al- Ahly Club in Al- Gazeera . Furthermore , At 4 Pm the final match of The Islamic cooperation organization will be held , followed by delivering the awards to the winners in " the civil center for civil , Education ", followed by organizing poetry evening at the Supreme Council of Culture, led by Dr. Mohamed Badawi, with the participation of poets Ahmed Suweilem and Hassan Amer, "Egypt" as well as a poet of Mauritania Moreover, at 6 pm ,an evening will begin with presenting artistic performances in "- Sour Al- Kahera Al – Shamaly- the North Cairo Theater " for the trpupes of :- the Comoros, Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Djibouti, Yemen and Bangladesh, reflecting their heritage, customs and traditions.. It is worthy of note that The Saudi music and folkloric Ensemble "Al-Arda" will present performances at " Koubet Al- Ghoury" ,while the Egyptian folklore ensembles will present shows in Al- Sihimi House and Prince Taz Palace. It is worthy of note that The first artistic festival of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation organized by the Ministry of Culture in cooperation with the Ministries of Youth and Sports, antiquities , Foreign Affairs and Tourism and will present its activities until 9 February
50%discount for student and people of especial needs on the opera shows on all its theaters. -discount for students and for people with special abilities And organizing a qualitative class to develop the talents people with special abilities. According to the instructions of Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, the Minister of Culture , for achieving serious steps to promote the artistic sense and awareness of the coming generation , to taste and practice serious arts, the Egyptian Opera House, headed by Dr. Magdy Saber, decided to give 50 percent discount for r students in schools, universities and people with special abilities. Not only that but also the ministry offers especial Tickets to enjoy all Opera Ensembles:- Abdel Halim Noireh for Arabic music, Al Kawmya Arabic Music, Religious songs , heritage Arabic music, Alexandria Opera for Arabic music, Cairo Opera Orchestra, Cairo Orchestra Symphony, modern Dance,Al Fersan .This is applied in all theaters in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhour , starting from first January 2019. In one of the steps taken by the Ministry of Culture to care and promote the people with special abilities, and to achieve the social role of the Opera House , the Center for Talent Development was established for those with special abilities to teach plastic arts, this is done by including a trainer with especial in choral class .
The Urban Harmony Organization has completed the installation of 200 paintings in the framework of "Ash Hona- Lived Here " Initiative ,aiming to document the biography of the pioneers and symbols of Egypt in the fields of politics, culture, intellectuals , art, religion, media and others. This was announced by Eng. Mohammed Abu Saada, The Head of Organization , noting that promise ,that was taken last July, to organize this project was fulfilled. He added that the film historian Tareq Al-Shennawi has recently joined the scientific committee of the project in order to add more information to this committee. It is worthy of note that the scientific committee of the project includes:- Dr. Imad Abu Ghazi, poet Ahmed Antar Mustafa, Dr. Khaled Al-Khamisi, Dr. Khaled Azab, critic Tariq Al-Shennawi, Dr. Tarek Wali, Dr. Mohammed Afifi, Dr. Yasser Manji and Dr. Heidi Shalabi.
The National Center for Theater, Music And Folklore – subjected to Cultural Production Sector, headed by Khaled Jalal, commemorates the departure of the great poet Birm El Tunisi and the birth of The musician Zakaria Ahmed on Wednesday 9 January at 7 Pm in Al- Hanagher Center for Arts . The program includes screening a documentary film about the artistic biography of " the poet of the people " and for Zakaria Ahmed " The Sheikh of Composers" , followed by presenting a concert for " the permanent band of the National Center for Theater, Music and Folklore" . It presents a selection of the most important works of the late artists. The booklet is presented with a brochure about their life journey , prepared by the researcher Rasha Adly.