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Voices From Africa is the latest publication of the Egyptian General Book Authority Voices From Africa is the latest publication of the Egyptian General Book Authority, headed by Dr. Haitham Al-Hajj, the book is a Window on the Creativity of the black Continent", authored by a group of African creators, translated and presented by Nasr Abdel Rahman. Voices From Africa sheds light on some features of African literature and its most prominent pioneers and creators in different stages. It also highlights the importance of oral poetry as one of the most important tributaries of the creativity of the brown continent that gives it its characteristics and its global uniqueness. It is also concerned with monitoring political and social changes between the past and the present and their reflection on the literary scene at the present moment , revealing the influence of the West on the creativity of Africa, whether in the past or the present. It also refers to the role of the American and European cultural institutions in supporting or guiding creators of new generations, that was reflected in the way they deal with different issues, focusing on providing multiple experiences for the most prominent male and female creators from the continent's youth which determines the extent of the development of African literature and its accompaniment to the global creative scene .
Within the framework of The Ministry of Culture's plan to discover and support young talent in all fields, The Cultural Development Fund sector headed by Dr. Fathi Abdel Wahab started receiving applications to participate in the fifth Edition of The Golden Voice Competition that will last until 30 November, the competition is founded by the late great artist Mohsen Farouk. The conditions of the competition are as following:- - The contestant must have an Egyptian nationality. - The contestant should be from 18 to 30 years of age. - the contestant should submit, the first stage, one Arabic music work and in the second stage the contestant should present a taqtouka - lyric maqam or a Monologue or a role or a poem. Notice: The application form is available in the following locations:- 1- In The headquarters of The Cultural Development Fund - Opera courtyard. 2- In the sales outlets of The Cultural Development Fund. 3- In The Cultural Development Fund website www.cdf.gov.eg.
Discussing The Cultural Dialogue Between East And West In The Supreme Council of culture The Supreme Council Of Culture, Headed by Dr. Hisham Azmi, will hold an intellectual symposium to discuss the book "Cultural Dialogue Between East And West" under the supervision of Dr. Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, Minister of Awqaf. The seminar will be attended by Dr. Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, Minister of Endowments - Awqaf, Dr. Mostafa El-Feki, Director of The Bibliotheca Alexandria, and Dr. Howaida Mostafa, Dean of The Faculty of Information, Cairo University. The discussion is run by Dr. Hisham Azmi.
A Press Conference For The 28th Arab Music Festival In Opera The Opera House announces The details of 28th Arab Music Festival And Conference The Egyptian Opera House, headed by Dr. Magdy Saber, will hold a press conference at 5 pm on Wednesday 16 October in The Grand Theater to announce the details of the 28th Edition of The Arab Music Festival And Conference, which will be held from 1 to 12 November2019 . The conference will be attended by the members of the preparatory committee including :- Musician Helmy Bakr. Musician Dr. Jamal Salama, Dr. Hassan Sharara, Dr. Reda Ragab, Dr. Emad Ashour, Dr. Khaled Dagher, Artist Amjad Al-Atafi, Media figure Amjad Mustafa, Artist Majid Sorour, Poet Jamal Bakheet, Musician Mohamed Rahim, Poet Hany Abdel Karim, Musician Ziad Al-Tit Yale, Dr. Rasha Tomoum Head of the Scientific Committee and the artist Jehan Mercy- the festival director. Furthermore, The conference will be attended by a group of media international news agencies, Arab and foreign satellite and TV channels and radio networks. .