Egyptian Bureau for Cultural and Educational Affairs
in United Kingdom and Ireland

EASTER PRAYERS AND CELEBRATIONS IN UK




Prof. Reem Bahgat, the Cultural Counsellor, participated on Saturday April 27th, 2019 in the Easter Prayers at the Coptic Orthodox Church, the culmination of the fasting of the Christians of Egypt in the United Kingdom. She then joined the delegation of the Egyptian Embassy in the United Kingdom and visited the headquarters of the Coptic Cathedral of the United Kingdom in Stevenage on Sunday, 28th April 2019, to participate in the Easter celebration and to congratulate the eminent Bishop Angaelos, the President of the Coptic Churches in the United Kingdom for the Easter celebrations.

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HOSTING FATEN HAMAMA’S FILM FESTIVAL




On Saturday, April 27th, 2019, the Cultural Bureau organized a screening of a selection of Egyptian films that were accepted by the jury of the Faten Hamama Festival of Young Artists' Films. This year, artist Maggie Anwar, the festival's president, honoured the late Attiyat Al-Abnoudi and the late Ali Reda. In addition to the screening of the festival's films, the film "Love in Karnak" was presented in honour of the late artist Ali Reda. The documentary film "Al-Fatena" was also screened in honour of the late Arabic screen actress Faten Hamama. The award was followed by a presentation of short films and a long film from the festival's winning films this year.Read more

AN EVENING ON THE LATE ATTIYAT AL-ABNOUDI




The Egyptian Cultural Bureau organized an evening to commemorate the documentary filmmaker Mrs. Attiyat Al-Abnoudi on Friday, 26th of April 2019. Three of her documentary films, "Possible Dreams", "Rawia" and "Cairo 1000 Cairo 2000" were screened. The evening was attended by the actress Asmaa Yahya El Tahir, daughter of Mrs. Attiyat Al-Abnoudi. She spoke about the characters who appeared in the films. She also explained the focus of Attiyat Al- Abnoudi on highlighting the success of Egyptian rural women in the first two films. The cultural bureau invited the international director Anwar Kawadri to comment on the films from the artistic view; he praised the professional production of the film "Possible Dreams" and the success of the film "Rawia" as well as the film "Cairo 1000 Cairo 2000". He also explained the difference in the techniques used i

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EGYPTIAN CULTURAL PANORAMA FOR WESTMINSTER CITY SCHOOL



The Cultural Bureau in London organized a visit by 30 primary students from Westminster City School on Thursday 25th of April 2019 to watch the panoramic 180-degree multimedia presentation of the Egyptian civilization and discuss some of the Egyptian historical events they are studying in their curricula.

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