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BoT Meeting Headed by Adly Mansour

The Annual BA Board of Trustees (BoT) was held on Saturday, 5 April 2014, at the Presidential Palace, and was headed by President Adly Mansour. Attended by the BoT and Advisory Board members, the Meeting discussed the BA role in safeguarding national Egyptian values, and commanded international cooperation and partnership between the BA and several European institutions. The BoT Meeting also tackled a proposal for the future of the BA depending on expansion of the work done.


Bayt Al-Sinnari to host Creativity Youth Forum (April 28-29, 2014)

In the framework of the Program to Support Cultural Diversity and Creativity across Egypt funded by the European Commission in Cairo, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina will organize a new project for young people entitled "Creativity Youth Forum” which will be hosted by the Bayt Al-Sinnari Center for Science, Culture and Arts in district of Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo. The Creativity Youth Forum aims to connect young people from different Governates and build their capacity to work together in promotion of cultural heritage and the advancement of developmental processes. These Forums will give young people the chance to participate in various workshops focused on different themes; including photography, graphic design, literature, painting and film-making. Applications are open to participants from the ages 18-34.