Gusuor Cultural Center in the Diocese hosts a psychological support workshop for refugee and Egyptian women
Gusuor Cultural Center in Zamalek, affiliated with the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt, is hosting a psychological support workshop for refugee and Egyptian women, in partnership with the Art Association for Development, with the aim of providing psychological support and psychological integration among women from 25 to 40 years old, at the Gusuor Cultural Center headquarters in All Saints Cathedral in Zamalek.
The Episcopal/Anglican Church stated in a statement: The program is a psychological awareness that works on personal development, emotional intelligence, and life skills to empower and protect them from all kinds of abuse, psychological disorders, and harmful behaviors, through holding 6 meetings over a period of three weeks.
The idea of establishing Gusuor 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 a decent life. 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 between the spectrum of the people and acceptance and respect of 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 Gusuor Cultural Center in the service building attached to the Cathedral of All Saints 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, 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 The center participates with a group of pioneers of arts and culture in its activities, for example, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Cairo festive choir, the Quartet Strings Ensemble, the soft power of artistic production, the Light and Hope Association, the Storytelling initiative for children, my story initiative, Ali Sawtak, the Digital museum of women, Cairo Collective Guitar The Dream of Light Foundation.