Gusour Cultural Center organizes a “try and choose” workshop
Gusour Cultural Center in Zamalek, affiliated with the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt, is organizing a try and choose workshop in cooperation with an improvised team, over a period of three days, starting from the twenty-second of November. At the headquarters of the Gusour Cultural Center in the Cathedral of All Saints in Zamalek
During the workshop, the different types of arts that are suitable for each person will be introduced through the experience over the three days. The first day begins with the art of theatrical representation and the art of contemporary dance, and the second day includes the experience of the art of the Buffon and the theater of the thing. The third day deals with the art of comic Dellarte and storytelling.
It is worth mentioning that the vision of Gusour Cultural Center is to build bridges of love between all members of society with their different cultures and backgrounds through art, music, and culture. Gusour Center hosts about 4,000 people annually.
The idea of establishing Gusour Center came when the Episcopal/Anglican Church saw what the Egyptian people lived through in the past years during the revolutions, January 25, 2011, and June 30, 2013, and how the people expressed their dreams of freedom, democracy, social justice, and decent living. However, they passed through a period of violence, extremism, and discrimination, and this period showed The importance of building the Egyptian person and restoring the values that prevailed in Egypt in the past, and the Church saw that it is her duty as a national institution to contribute as much as it can to the return of beautiful Egypt by strengthening harmony among the people’s spectra and acceptance and respect for the other, as the Church found that arts, literature, and music are the languages that combine between Peoples of different sects, it is a language that unites and does not divide, hence the idea of establishing Gusour Cultural Center in the service building attached to All Saints Cathedral to use arts, literature, and music to build bridges between members of society.
The center’s activities are represented in artistic performances such as music, theater, musical theatre, film shows, storytelling shows, and children’s shows. And workshops for various types of arts such as theater, photography, sign language, animation, Arabic calligraphy, sculpture, drawing, short films, music, acting, mime, storytelling, as well as art exhibitions, seminars, and discussions of books and novels, confident education, philosophical books, Mental.
The center participates with a group of pioneers of arts and culture in its activities, for example, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Cairo choir celebration, Awtar Quartet, the soft power production, the Light and Hope Association, the Storytelling initiative for children, my story initiative, raise your voice, the Digital museum of women, Cairo Collective Guitar, The Dream of Light Foundation.