The 7th Creativity Youth Forum - "Visual Arts: Relief Printing Workshop (Linocut)"

From 28 Jul 2015 To 30 Jul 2015 Bayt Al-Sinnari Center for Science, Arts and Culture; in Cairo

Within the framework of the program Support Cultural Diversity and Creativity in Egypt, a project co-funded by the European Union and orchestrated by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the latter organizes a project for Egyptian youth under the name of "Creativity Youth Forums"; hosted by Bayt Al-Sinnari; Center for Science, Culture and Arts in district of Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo.

The Creativity Youth Forums aim to connect young people from different governorates and build their capacity to work together, in promotion of cultural heritage. These Forums provide young people the opportunity to participate in various workshops focused on different themes including; Photography, Graphic Design, Literature, Painting and Film-making.

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina organizes its 7th Youth Forum between the 28th to the 30th of July 2015, under the theme of “Visual Arts: Relief Printing Workshop (Linocut)”.

Practical Information

  • The Creativity Youth Forum is an initiative organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in collaboration with the EU Commission in Cairo, and implemented as part of the Support to Cultural Diversity and Creativity in Egypt program.
  • The official language of the Creativity Youth Forums is Arabic.
  • Applications are open for participants from the ages of 18 to 34.
  • Participation in the Forum is possible after filling the application and succeeding in the selection process. (The application deadline for the 7th Youth Forum is on the 25th of July, 2015).
  • Selected participants of the Forum will be provided accommodation during the event.
  • Successful candidates will be contacted individually by the organizers.
  • All Creativity Youth Forums are held at the Bayt Al-Sinnari Centre for Science, Arts and Culture. 

Criteria for Participation

  • The Bibliotheca Alexandrina encourages the participation of young women and men aged between18 ― 34 years of from all Egyptian governorates.
  • Applicants must be Egyptian citizens.
  • Participants should demonstrate an interest or previous experience in the fields covered by the workshops.
  • Participants may be asked to conduct interviews with the media.
  • Applicants should submit works or certificates demonstrating previous experience or knowledge in the fields covered through the workshops. Based on these works, instructors of the forums select the participants of each workshop.
  • Family members and relatives of the staff working in the organization which is responsible for the selection process, are not eligible to apply.

In order to apply, participants must fill the application form and email it to together with:

  • A copy of the applicant’s valid National Identification Card.
  • A copy of the applicant’s CV.
  • Any other relevant document the applicant deems useful in supporting their application.
The application deadline for the 7th Creativity Youth Forum is on Saturday, 25th of July 2015.
To view and download the workshop program, click here.
Bayt Al-Sinnari
: Haret Mongue, Sayeda Zeinab (near the Saneya girls school), Cairo. View Map.
Contact number: 01022214205 – 01007182570 - 23926031