American University in Cairo
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdel-Aziz Alsaud Hall
AUC Avenue, New Cairo
Thu 28, 12.30-3 p.m.: “Building to COP27: Accelerating Climate Solutions through Sustainable Built Environments in the Middle East and Africa”, a panel discussion on the construction sector’s demand for natural resources is accelerating climate change, and inefficient, unhealthy buildings negatively impact human health and well-being. It includes the President of the Egypt Green Building Council, Professor of Energy and Sustainable Development, AUC Salah El-HaggarLead built environment, senior climate advocates at the UN Bex PorterSenior Manager, COP27 engagement and team connection of senior UN climate champions, C40 Cities Dearbhla HoneDirector, Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council Victoria Burrowsand Nora SteuererProgram Management Officer at the United Nations Environment Program.
Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel. 02 2514 2581
Every Saturday and Tuesday, 1 p.m.: Enshad Dini (religious chant) workshop by Munschid Mahmoud Al-Tohamy.
Every Sunday and Thursday, 4pm: The Amir Taz Palace Choir singing workshop.
Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arabic Oud House)
Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel. 02 2510 4174
Every Saturday, 3 p.m.: Lessons in music theory for students applying for a professorship Marwa Abdel Moneim.
Teaching Sheet Music Reading to Beginners, by Professor Elham El-Hajj4 p.m.
Saturday and Wednesday of each week, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Teaching the sections of the Arabic Oud House (oud and mandolin).
The Children’s Creativity Center (Beit Al-Aini)
Al-Azhar district, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel. 02 2514 2990
Every Saturday at 10 a.m.: chess tournament for children Hoda Salah. A workshop for the children’s choir of Beit Al-Aini, supervised by Iman Suleiman, 11 clock. “Yalla Music” workshop for teaching musical instruments by Hebat Allah Baha, 1.30 p.m. Workshops for auditions and acting supervised by Mohammed Ezzat16.30 o’clock.
Every week Sunday, 12 noon: art and etiquette workshop by Rahma Mohsen.
Every Monday, 10:00 a.m.: Hand puppet making workshop with artist Rahma Mahgoub.
Every week Wednesday at 2 p.m.: “Decorations”, visual arts workshops.
House of Arabic Poetry
Beit Al-Sett Wassila, Behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Al-Azhar, Tel. 02 2514 2990
Sun 31st, 6 p.m.: reading of the new volume of poetry We are both players by poet Hassan Talabwith the participation of a group of poets and critics.
El-Sawy Culture Wheel
End of 26 July Street, under 15 May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel. 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
Thursday, 28th, 6 p.m.: Poetry recital by a poet Mussa Mahmoud.
Fri 29, 7 p.m.: Poetry evening with a poet Tariffs Qatrya.
Talaat Harb Cultural Center
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel. 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Every Monday, 1:00 p.m.: Art workshop, drawing lessons under the guidance of Rahma Mohsen.
Every Saturday, 12 p.m.: Artistic skills development workshop with Sarah El Gendy. Embroidery art workshop with Amany Reda14 o’clock.
Every Sunday, 12:00 p.m.: Waxing workshop with professor Dalia El-Sherbiny.
Every Wednesday, 2 p.m.: Arabic calligraphy workshop with Mohammed Fawzy.
Every Friday at 2 p.m.: Doll making workshop with Rahma Mahgoub.
Saturday and Wednesday of each week: Workshop (Integration) for Talaat Harb choir team and people with special abilities, 13:00.
Every Thursday, 1 p.m.: Reading and storytelling workshop.
Every Saturday, 12:00 p.m.: Artistic workshops and skills development for people with special abilities, supervised by the professor Dalia El-Sherbiny.
Every Sunday, 8 p.m.: “Information and Question”, an online workshop and “Book of Delivery”, a book summary on the Facebook and WhatsApp pages of the centre.
Sat 30, 4pm: A seminar on the history of Al Shorafa Street by a history professor Gamal Abdel Rahim.
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Mon, July 25 – Thu, September 8: The Taha Hussein Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired, part of the Department of Specialized Library Services, introduces its Summer Activities program. For detailed information see
Taha Hussein Library-Bibliotheca Alexandrina Facebook page.
Conference Center Main Hall
Tue 2 & Wed 3 August 9am-5pm: The Sixteenth Annual Conference for High School Students “Choose your College” is organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina as part of the Sustainable Development Studies and Building Youth Capacities and Supporting African Relations programme.
Jesuit Cultural Center
298 Port Said St, Cleopatra, Sidi Gaber, Alexandria, Tel 01090958108
Fri 29, 6 p.m.: Storytelling show by Masna Hawadet workshop led by Horeya Al-Daqaq.
*A version of this article will appear in print in the July 28, 2022 issue of Al-Ahram Weekly.