Egypt: National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Fustat has recently organized an artistic, cultural heritage event titled “History of Egyptian Scout” in cooperation with the General Union of Scouts and Guides and in the presence of Dr Misra Abdullah, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Museum of Archaeological Affairs.
According to the reports, along with Deputy Chairman Misra Abdullah, Ambassador Mohamed Al-Arabi, Chairman of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, Former Foreign Minister Dr Majed Faraj, Egyptian Historian, Leader Muhammad Abbas, President of the Union The Egyptian scout leader Yeni the Greek scout leader in Cairo, also attended the great reception to participate in it from the museum visitors.
In his remarks, Dr Misra Abdullah, Vice President of the Museum of Archaeology Board, said that the event comes within the framework of cultural and heritage activities offered by the museum to visitors of different age groups.
He added, “Developing the skills of youth and children and utilizing their energies, scouting is one of the best activities that help develop young people physically, socially and culturally, and earn them skills and Experiences that benefit them in their practical life.”
In addition, A heritage and civil communication specialist, Nancy Ammar, said that the event included a group of live interactive workshops on scouting skills, beginning with a workshop for amateur stamp collecting.
The workshops organized during the event attracted visitors by viewing the monuments and learning about their history and symbols, a canvas printing workshop. I agreed to interact with children and young people by experimenting with printing and blending.
Moreover, the authorities of NMEC, Fustat, emphasized learning different scouting skills and how to deal with outdoor camps. The visitors, especially the young, expressed their interest in learning and experiencing these skills, and the information contest section on the history of scouting.
Manar Hassan, a heritage and civil communication specialist, added that a photographic exhibition was set up from the Egyptian Scout Archives, which began in Egypt in 1963 AD and was recorded at the headquarters of the World Scout Organization in Geneva in 1963 AD.
“This is in addition to the exhibition of collectables, books, documentaries, and monuments to view the heritage and history of Egypt trusted by the Union, visitors also saw how to set up and design the tent model of fabric and wood, and finally certificates of appreciation presented by the museum were delivered to all participants in the event,” said reports.