Diocese Of Egypt

Gusour cultural Center is hosting a show “With stories, we break down barriers”


The Gusour Cultural Center in Zamalek, affiliated to the Episcopal/ Anglican Church in Egypt, is hosting today storytelling show that is the product of the eighth-of-its-kind workshop, “Talking, Breaking the Barriers,” in the All Saints Cathedral in Zamalek, with a general invitation to attend at 7 pm.

The art of storytelling is the art of storytelling one of the oldest arts, “Al-Biography Al-Hilal” “Al-Zeer Salem” “A Thousand and One Nights”, and the form of the art of storytelling and its tools differs from one place to another and from one state to another. ..

It is worth noting that the vision of the gusour Cultural Center is to build bridges of love between all members of society with different cultures and backgrounds through art, music, and culture, as the gusour Center hosts about 4 thousand people annually.

The idea of ​​establishing gusour Center came when the Episcopal/Anglican Church saw what the Egyptian people lived in the past years during the revolutions of 25 January 2011 and 30 June 2013 and how the people expressed their dreams of freedom, democracy, social justice, and decent living, but it passed through a period of violence, extremism, and discrimination, and this period showed The importance of building the Egyptian human being and restoring the values ​​that prevailed in Egypt in the past, and the Church saw that it is its duty as a national institution to contribute as much as it can to the return of beautiful Egypt by strengthening the harmony between the people’s spectrum and the acceptance and respect of the other, as the Church found that arts, literature, and music are the languages that unite People with different sects, it is a language that unites and does not differentiate. Hence the idea of ​​establishing the gusour Cultural Center in the service building attached to the All Saints Cathedral to use arts, literature and music to build bridges between members of society.

The activities of the center are represented in the activities of artistic shows such as music, theater, musical theater, film screenings, storytelling shows, and children’s shows. Workshops for various types of arts such as theater, photography, sign language, animation, Arabic calligraphy, sculpture, drawing, short films, music, acting, silent acting, narration, as well as art exhibitions, seminars, discussions of books and novels, confidence education, philosophical books, Mental.

The center participates with a group of arts and culture pioneers in its activities, for example, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Cairo Choir celebration, awtar quartet, the Soft Power Production, the Light and Hope Society, the Children’s Storytelling Initiative, the Haddouti Initiative, zatek, The Digital Museum of Women, Cairo Collective Guitar Foundation, and Dream of Light.


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