Thursday, May 18, 2023 01:03 PM
Nevine El Kilani: Distinguished Egyptian participation in the “Venice Biennale” through the Egyptian work “Nylab”
Bassam Rady: The Ministry of Culture plays an important role in supporting the Egyptian-Italian bilateral relations
Ambassador Bassam Rady, Ambassador of Egypt to Rome, received Dr. Nevin Al-Kilani, Minister of Culture, as part of her official visit to Italy to participate in the opening of the “Venice International Biennale 2023”.
Where the two sides discussed means of cooperation in the cultural fields to support the fields of Egyptian-Italian cooperation, and the activities expected to be held during the coming period.
The Minister of Culture expressed her happiness with this meeting, confirming that the ministry is preparing a program of activities and events for the Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome, during the new fiscal year, that expresses Egyptian culture, arts and heritage, in addition to Egypt’s great cultural heritage, and indicated that the academy is the window to Egyptian culture. in Europe.
Dr. Nevin Al-Kilani explained that the Egyptian culture is constantly present in Italy, through the events, activities and festivals in which Egypt participates, noting that this year will witness a distinguished participation in the “Venice Biennale”, through the participation of the Egyptian work “NILAB”, which is a laboratory for developing ideas. And projects on the Nile River, in the form of 6 main topics: “Nature, urbanization, agriculture, infrastructure, industry, and antiquities” through 18 ideas for projects on the Nile River.
For his part, Ambassador Bassam Rady stressed the importance of the role played by the Ministry of Culture in supporting the joint Egyptian-Italian bilateral relations through the Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome, and its role in spreading arts and culture, and expressing the Egyptian civilization in a way that befits it, pointing to the presence of the Academy in many It is one of the Egyptian events that are organized in Italy, and he also indicated the Italian people’s love and enjoyment of all kinds of Egyptian culture and arts.