On Friday, the second day of the 54th Cairo International Book Fair, held under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture, Al-Masry Al-Youm published the schedule of various events that will be held, Friday, as announced by the Ministry of Culture.
Special art shows will be held, Friday, January 27, at the Plaza 2 Theater, at the following timings:
– From 1 pm to 2 pm
An artistic performance is scheduled by the Port Said Folklore Ensemble, which is affiliated with the General Authority for Cultural Palaces.
– From 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
A Jordanian folklore show will be presented by the Amman Municipality troupe.
– From 4 pm to 5 pm
A show by the “Salam” choir of the National Center for Child Culture will be held.
In addition to artistic performances, a number of cultural events are scheduled to be held at the Plaza 1 Theater, specifically at the Salah Jahin Hall, at the following times:
– The exhibition’s “Two Personalities” event will be held at 2 pm, in a session entitled “The Roba’yat Salah Jahin”.
-At 4 pm, a session entitled “Us and Heritage” will be held, attended by Abdel Rahim al-Kurdy, Abdullah al-Ghadami from Saudi Arabia, and Mohamed Hassan Abdullah.
It will be moderated by Mahmoud al-Dabaa.
-At 6 pm, a session will be held with Endowments Minister, Mohamed Mukhtar Gomaa, to be moderated by Hassan Madani.
The Cairo International Book Fair has launched an e-application to help book lovers download on their mobile phones to access all available services at the Book Fair’s e- platform and learn about the latest news and events.
A free download of the Cairo Book Fair application is now available on Android and Apple phones.
The CIBF opens its doors to the public daily from 10 am to 8 pm starting from January 26 to February 6, except for Thursday and Friday which will extend from 10 am until 9 pm.
Jordan participates in the 54th session as a guest of honor, and the late writer Salah Jahin is the personality honored this year by the fair.
Children’s writer Kamel Kilani is honored during the Children’s Fair as a pioneer of children’s literature, not only in Egypt, but also in the Arab world.