Culture Minister inaugurates Aswan International Festival of Culture

Culture Minister Inas Abdel Dayem inaugurated on Sunday 17/2/2019 the activities of Aswan International Festival of Culture and Arts.

The six-day cultural event witnesses the participation of 16 international folkloric bands and seven local ones.

Abdel Dayem underlined that her inauguration of the festival coincides with organizing a number of artistic and cultural activities in the Upper Egyptian governorate in line with the announcement made by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi declaring Aswan capital of African youth 2019.

The minister expressed happiness with the participation of a big number of folkloric bands in the festival, which contributes to promoting tourism inside Aswan.

Source: State Information Service Egypt