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Don't miss Chilean astronomer Eduardo Unda-Sanzana's webinar
Published in Ahram Online on 07 - 09 - 2021

Embassy of Chile
Wed 15, 4pm (Cairo time): "Atacama Desert: Gateway to the Universe", webinar is organized by the Embassy of Chile in Cairo, on the occasion of the National Day of Chile.
It will introduce Chilean astronomer Eduardo Unda-Sanzana, Ph.D. in Astronomy, Director of the Astronomy Center at University of Antofagasta, who will offer a tour of the night skies of the Atacama Desert, in the Antofagasta Region in northern Chile, revealing some of Chile's most remarkable features, as well as introducing astrophotography techniques for capturing images of the night sky. The Antofagasta Region is home to some of the world's largest astronomical observatories and is famous for its extraordinary natural landscapes. Its location in the Atacama Desert makes this area an exceptional setting for observing the Universe.
To join or invite guests to join the online live event, please register your attendance by scanning the attached QR code or via the following link: https://bit.ly/3ybX2wC

French Cultural Institute
The Institute has launched its new website at the beginning of 2021. You can visit it through this link: www.ifegypte.com
The new website is carefully designed to meet your requirements and facilitate access to information. It is also fast, easy to use, and offers a variety of content and new ways to communicate with the institute. With one click, you can view the spaces devoted to French language courses, Arabic language courses, various events in all branches (exhibitions, conferences, and cultural events). In addition to contacting the institute directly by sending your messages to any of its sectors through its website. If you have difficulty completing the French language courses at the headquarters of the French Institute in Egypt in Mounira, Heliopolis, New Cairo, Sheikh Zayed and Alexandria, you can continue them online. It takes the health of its customers very seriously and has implemented strict health measures to provide you with the best possible educational conditions. Wearing a mask is mandatory for all and physical spacing is respected in the classroom and in the building.
For more information flock to the institute's website[email protected].
You can choose the branch you prefer and see the French language courses for adults and children that are appropriate for you and register there. You can also call the institute at the following numbers: 01205558639/01227484951/
01222196984, from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
Media Library
Fri 10,10am: "Story Time" with actress, artist and translator Lamia Gouda, who takes us on a new storytelling hour.

Fri 10, 11am-1pm: For the start of the school year, the new scientific workshop for children from 8 years old by Taïna Cluzeau, helps children discover the history of secret codes. How they are invented? How to decode them? How to create your own secret language. Between history, science and mathematics, Cluzeau will teach them how to become real secret agents.

Italian Cultural Institute
Registration for general language courses for the fall session is open until 11 September. For further information write to [email protected]

Italy has been celebrating the 700th anniversary of the passing of Dante Alighieri. Also, the Italian Institute continues to post videos in Arabic with translations from Dante Alighieri's masterpiece The Divine Comedy to bring the Arab-speaking public closer to the work of the supreme poet. Videos are directed by Giabluca Barbadori, with the special participation of Ashraf Farouk, Amir Salaheddin, Sherine Hegazy, and Sara El-Mokadem.

The Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo, the Embassy of the Swiss Confederation in Egypt and the Trādūxit Laboratory, in order to promote the translation and dissemination of Italian and Swiss-Italian poetry in Arabic-speaking countries, announce the second edition for the countries of Arabic language of the M'ILLUMINO / D'IMMENSO award. Deadline is 10 September.
Tues 14, 5pm (Online): Within the prestigious literature festival on 700 years on the death of Dante Alighieri, IIC Director Davide Scalmani will talk with professor Hussein Mahmoud on the recent Arabic translation of Dante Alighieri's Vita Nova. For the festival programme, go to http://www.naxoslegge.com/


Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
AUC's Tahrir Campus
Oriental Hall
Thurs 9, 3 - 4.30pm: "History of Dance Dating Back to Ancient Egypt", a lecture by Amie Sultan presented by "She Arts" international three-day art and cultural festival.
Fri 10, 5-7pm: A lecture by Egyptian award-winning screenwriter Mariam Naoum.

*A version of this article appears in print in the 9 September, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly


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