The Minister of Culture, Egypt, Nevine Al-Kilani, has recently shared an update that the Palace of Culture launches the first nights of governorates events from Aswan. The shows included art workshops and folk art, and Al-Akkad Cafe.
As per the updates, the General Authority for Palaces of Culture launched the first central celebrations of the Ministry of Culture in the Egyptian governorates from Aswan during the activities of Ramadan nights.
The events were further sponsored by Nevine Al-Kilani, the Minister of Culture, Major General Ashraf Attia, Governor of Aswan, which the General Authority of Culture organizes, headed by the artist Hisham Atwa, within the program “Ramadan Nights, Culture is everywhere”, which aims to reach out cultural and artistic events to the cities, centres and villages of the body’s six regions.
Furthermore, the events started at “Akkad Cultural Cafe”, where a poetry evening was held in which the poet Mohammed Al-Masry participated with my poem “Ali Shabak, Kharbachat” and the poet Mahmoud Muhammad Ali with my poem “I said to her, Yansma Aswan.”
Moreover, about “Returning to the roots”, the great writer Ahmed Abu Khanijar talked about grandmother’s tales in the past, including some stories about marriage, and mentioned some of Sheikh Ahmed Brin’s sayings in the selection of descent, including “Yalli ant gawy descent hasb of colours, the sea is one, but the fish colour”, along with a story workshop by Mina Sabry Atlas researcher Popular influences.
“I talked about “Ramadan customs”, such as Ramadan decorations, lanterns and lighting associated with this blessed month, listening to Ramadan songs, and also Al-Masharati, and I carried out an art workshop for children called “Ramadan Lantern” using the Canson paper of coach Fatima Alwani, and environmental craftsmanship workshop for women “Leather” by coach Shreen Hussein, and “Khayamia” by coach Marwa Al-Amin, as witnessed the opening Book exhibition of cultural short editions,” said Minister Al-Kilani.
In conclusion, Aswan and Minya for folk arts performed a distinguished and interactive performance from the audience where Aswan performed: “The Palm, Tata, Arajid, a lyrical break by Hamada Harby, and Minya performed: “Finishing, Skirt, Minya Girl”.
The events came in the presence of Najwa Ahmed, General Director of Aswan Culture, organized under the supervision of the Southern Upper Upper Egypt Cultural Region headed by Imad Fathi.
They will continue until 18 Ramadan, offering many artistic performances, poetry evenings, cultural programs, children’s workshops, women’s handicrafts and other events.