A delegation of Egyptian children has travelled to Russia to take part in the Children’s Camps International in the city of Krasnodar, Russia, which runs till 13th July with participation from Russia, Egypt, France, Hungary, Armenia, and Uzbekistan.
Egypt’s participation comes under the auspices of the “Rosatom School”, which was launched in 2011 and unites 22 Russian cities as well as Rosatom partner countries. The goal is to provide talented young people with cutting-edge educational opportunities regardless of their backgrounds or country of residence.
According to Sherif Gad, head of the Egyptian delegation and a director of the Cultural Programme at the Russian Centre in Cairo (RCC), the organisation and participation was done through the RCC and its director Aleksey Tevanyan. “It is the third Egyptian participation in succession,” Mr Gad noted. He added that participation is supported by Egypt’s Tourism Activation Authority which provided a number of Egyptian souvenirs and a documentary on the most prominent archaeological and touristic landmarks in Egypt.
Egypt’s Ballet Academy is taking part with a number of dancers, under the supervision of choreographers Tahany Hassan and Ivan Ahmed who will introduce a performance to reflect Egypt’s culture and civilisation, as well as a special review on Africa Cup of Nations football championship.
According to vice president of the delegation, Natalia Kokash, the Egyptian delegation includes ten children: Romaisaa’ Khaled; Marawan Negm; Nour Muhammad; Shady Adel; Abdullah Mahmoud; Habiba Gad; Omar Khaled; Salma Sameh; Susanna Tamer; and Selim Khaled. They will taking part in activities and artistic workshops in various fields: theatre, art history, cinema history, rhythm, drawing, sculpture, architecture, photography by cellphones, swimming, workshops for junior journalists, and action dance.
23 June 2019