Monday 08 April, 2019
Abdel - Dayem: The revolution of 1919 produced creative forms that have positively affected the national conscience.
In the framework of the Ministry of culture celebrations of 1919 revolution, Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, The Minister of culture, honored the names of 17 of the figures of the revolution, which was a crucial moment in the modern history of Egypt. This was in the festivity held by the Cultural Production Sector, headed by khaled Galal, it was attended by a number of public, media figures and leaders of The Ministry of Culture.
In her declaration , Abdel Dayem said that our interest to revolution reflects The Egyptians' passion for knowing the history and its symbols , stressing that it was a model of awareness and social mobility aimed at promoting the nation in the modern era. It succeeded in changing the face of Egypt and created an educated national elite, plus, it produced creative forms that positively affected the conscience.
For his part, the head of the cultural production sector 1919 said that we are proud of 1919 revolution and its names that wrote our bright history . Honoring the symbols who have curved their names in the history of as a model of national pride.
The Minister of Culture handed over certificates of appreciation and commemorative medals to the names of:- former Egyptian Prime Minister Mahmoud Fahmy El Noqrashy - delivered to his son Hani, Fakhry Abdel Nour, one of the founders of Al Wafd Party – delivered to his Dr. Mounir, Wissa Wassef, former head of The People Assembly -delivered to his grandson Dos, Makram Ebeid - received by his nephew Sameh Fekri, Abdul Rahman Beck Fahmy - received by his son Salah ,Ibrahim Pasha Abaza,former Minister of Social and Foreign Affairs - received by his daughter Huda Abaza , Women's activist Hoda Shaarawy - received by her granddaughter Senna Shaarawy, Dr. Mohamed Sabry El-Sorbouni ,Secretary of the Egyptian delegation in Paris - received by her granddaughter Mona Sourboni.
Mohamed Kamel Selim, secretary of the leader Saad- Zaghloul- received by his nephew Mohammed Abu El-Enein, priest. Mark Sergius, the preacher of the revolution in Al-Azhar Mosque - received by his granddaughter Wajdi, Sheikh Mustafa Al-Qayati -received by his grandson, Counselor Omar, the artist Badia Khairy –received by his granddaughter Attia, George Bek Al-Khayyat , friend of Saad Zaghloul – received by his granddaughter Dina al-Khayat, Sheikh Yunis al-Qadi, poet of the revolution- received by his granddaughter Iman Mehran.
It is worthy of note that the celebration included presenting a musical concert for the orchestra led by Maestro Georges Qlata , including a collection of the most famous national musical works associated with the period of the 1919
Revolution, as well as a number of contemporary works such as" Ana Al- Misry - I am Egyptian", " Balh Zaghloul- Young Dates" , " Teslamy ya Misr" ," Baladna " and others.
The ceremony was attended by Dr. Khaled Sorour, Head of the Plastic Arts Sector, Dr. Ashraf Zaki, Head of the Academy of Arts, Dr. Adel Abda, Head of the Artistic House for Popular and Performing Arts, Ahmed Shaker, Director of National Theater and Artist Yassir Sadiq, Head of the National Center for Theater.