Kimit Misr Festival to activate tourism in Egypt
In an attempt adopted by Egypt s Ministry of Culture to activate tourism, the Cultural Center of Saad Zaglool will hold a festival of Kimit Misr, Egypt s residents group, and aim to activate tourism on Saturday October 22.
Head of the Center Tarik Mamon said the idea is based on discussing one Egyptian culture and the importance of tourist sites in addition to Egyptian habits, books and exhibitions.
He added the festival will introduce the Nubian culture as a model of South Egypt s civilization on Saturday October 22.
An official in the Fine Arts sector, Arfat Ahmed, said the festival aims to activate tourism in Egypt, which currently suffers from recession since the launch of the Egyptian January 25 Revolution. He said they will introduce important tourist sites in Egypt, in addition to marketing handcrafts and creating job opportunities for the Egyptian youth.
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