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Cairo Book Fair to host a seminar for director Samir Seif today

Thursday 31/January/2019 - 11:56 AM
Samir Seif
Samir Seif
Edited by: Yara Sameh

1The 50th Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) will host today، Thursday a seminar for renowned director Samir Seif.

2The seminar will be held at “Cinema Plaza” at 5:00 PM (Cairo local time)، within the book fair activities.

3In the seminar، Seif will talk about his long career in the acting industry.

Samir Seif is considered one of the most important directors in Egypt، over his 30-year long span artistic career he presented nearly 50 works between cinema and drama co-starring the greatest stars in Egypt from different generations.

His most recent work is film "Augustine the Son of Tears".

The 50th edition runs from January 23 to February 5th، held for the first time in the outer suburbs of the city.

The book fair will open daily from 10:00 AM – 08:00 PM (Cairo local time).

Egypt’s President، Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi inaugurates on January 22 the Golden Jubilee of Cairo International Book Fair.

This came within the framework of the state’s keenness to spread awareness، culture and science، in the light of President Al-Sisi’s adoption to “Egyptian Person Building” strategy.

The annual Book Fair will be attended by 169 countries representing 35 countries، with 170 Arab and foreign guests.

Among the participating countries will be 10 African countries، which includes Kenya، Ghana، Nigeria، 16 countries from Asia، 7 from Europe and 2 Americas.

The fairground has moved from the fairground in Nasr City to the Egypt International Exhibition Center in the Tagamoa El-Khamis، in the suburb of New Cairo.

Inas Abdel-Dayem، Egypt's culture minister، said that this golden jubilee edition will be an "exceptional" new shift for the fair.

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