The season is held underneath the title “Egypt and Italy: Dialogues of Artwork and Creativity.”
The celebration started with the number of Aswan because the capital of African youth. This comes inside the framework of Egypt’s presidency of the African Union. The celebration was attended by Egyptian Ambassador to Italy Hisham Badr, Ambassador Inas Mekkawi and Head of Overseas Cultural Relations Sector Heba Youssef, supervisor of the cultural and inventive exercise of the Academy, along with quite a lot of ambassadors of Arab, African and European nations in Italy.
The celebration witnessed the opening of an exhibition of plastic artwork entitled “Messages from the South” underneath the supervision of Ashraf Reda. It contains 32 works of 20 creators of various generations, starting from pictures, graphics, panorama and summary artwork, with a imaginative and prescient that displays the landmarks and the atmosphere in Aswan and Nubia. That is along with a set of pictures embodying the normal life in southern Egypt.
In his speech, Ambassador Badr mentioned the energetic position of the Ministry of Tradition by the Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome, as one of many arms of Egyptian cultural diplomacy and smooth energy, stating to the influential position of arts in selling main initiatives. He referred to the distinctiveness of Aswan and described it as Egypt’s gate to Africa. Badr acknowledged that Egypt adopts the youth of the continent because the pillars of the longer term, including that Aswan will host many worldwide conferences and boards in the course of the coming interval.
For her half, Heba Youssef reviewed the agenda of cultural and inventive actions throughout the brand new season of the academy.
Youssef defined that the convergence of each nations’ civilizations in southern Egypt was the explanation behind selecting Aswan because the icon of the opening, clarifying that Minister of Tradition Inas Abdel Dayem paid particular consideration to the Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome as a bridge of communication and a gathering level for cultural dialogue between the 2 nations.
On the finish of the opening ceremony, a documentary movie highlighting a very powerful historic and vacationer points of interest in Aswan screened. The movie additionally portrayed the trendy city improvement initiatives within the metropolis.
The ceremony concluded with a efficiency by the Aswan Folklore Group of the Basic Authority for Cultural Palaces.