The 2nd Creativity Youth Forum

From 22 Jun 2014 To 24 Jun 2014 Bayt Al-Sinnari Centre for Science, Culture and Arts

In the framework of the program Support to Cultural Diversity and Creativity in Egypt, a project co-funded by the European Union and orchestrated by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), the latter organized the "2nd Creativity Youth Forum" which was hosted by the Bayt Al-Sinnari Centre for Science, Culture and Arts in the district of Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo.

The Creativity Youth Forums aim at connecting young people from different governorates and build their capacity to work together in promotion of cultural. The Forum give young people the opportunity to participate in various workshops, focusing on different themes including photography, graphic design, literature, painting and film-making.

Practical Information

The Creativity Youth Forum is an initiative organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

  • 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 subject to filling the application and succeeding in the selection process.
  • Qualified participants of the Forum are provided accommodation during the event.
  • Successful candidates are contacted individually by the organizers.
  • All Creativity Youth Forums are held at the Bayt Al-Sinnari Center for Science, Arts and Culture.


Criteria for Participation

  • The Bibliotheca Alexandrina encourages the participation of young women and men aged 18-34 years from all governorates in Egypt.
  • All applicants must be Egyptian citizens.
  • Participants should demonstrate an interest and previous experience in the fields covered by the workshops through the questions and answers section in the application form.
  • Participants may be asked to conduct interviews with the media.
  • Applicants should submit works or certificates demonstrating previous experience in the fields covered in the workshops. Workshop instructors will participate in the selection of applicants based on these works.
  • Family members and relatives of the staff working in the organization responsible for the selection are not eligible to apply.
  • Participants must fill the application form and email it to together with:
    • A copy of their National Identification Card.
    • Any other relevant document that they deemed useful in supporting their application.
The Application deadline for the "2nd Creativity Youth Forum" was on the 16th June 2014.


The 2nd Creativity Youth Forum Schedule – June 22nd - 24th, 2014.

Day 1:

15:00 – 19:00: Introduction to Painting Styles and Techniques.

Day 2:

11: 00 – 14:00: Introduction to Charcoal and Pencil Drawing Workshop.

15:00 – 19:00: Charcoal and Pencil Drawing Workshop.

Day 3:

11: 00 – 14:00: Final Touches and Projects Submission.